TechRaptor reports that the modpocalypse has been averted for Skyrim due to early access being provided to mod creators and the ability to downgrade the anniversary edition to play old mods.
More information.With the release of the new version of Skyrim, a lot of people were worried about mods. Would they still work? Would players continue to have the same experience that they have been enjoying for the last decade? Worry not, for Skyrim Anniversary Edition SKSE version has now been released due to Bethesda giving the mod creator of SKSE early access to release SKSE64 in time, which The SKSE Team has done.
One concern many players had was about Skyrim Anniversary Edition disrupting mods, but Bethesda's actions in giving the script extender team early access has helped mitigate the problem. This is due to the Skyrim Anniversary Edition SKSE version, which is essentially the pillar of Skyrim modding. Many mods use it, as SKSE "expands scripting capabilities and adds additional functionality to the game." It may not sounds like much, but under the hood it's a incredibly useful tool, and the backbone of many mods including the famous SkyUI.
patcher, which will downgrade Skyrim from its Anniversary Edition to its Special Edition. If there's mod you can't live without and you've already upgraded, you can use this patcher to downgrade and play until your favorite mods are updated.