Fallout 4 Next Gen Update Dated

Developer and publisher Bethesda announced the date for its dedicated PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions of action RPG Fallout 4 as part of its latest updates for the game. The updates will launch on April 25, 2024, also bringing additions and improvements to the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions. Owners of the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One versions will be able to upgrade to the respective dedicated PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S versions for free.

The free update includes stability improvements, fixes, and more content in the form of Creation Club items and a new quest titled Echoes of the Past. In this quest, players are tasked with fighting The Enclave, which aims to spread its dangerous ideology through the Commonwealth. The Creation Club items added include the Enclave Colonel uniform and previously released content that required a purchase: Enclave Weapon Skins, Enclave Armor Skins, Tesla Cannon, Hellfire Power Armor, X-02 Power Armor, and Heavy Incinerator.

Among other additions are the Makeshift Weapon Pack giving access to unconventional weapons like a piggybank and the Halloween Workshop allowing use Halloween-themed decorations. The full list of the changes and content brought by the free updates can be found here. In addition, Bethesda revealed Fallout 4‘s PC version will be Steam Deck verified and made available to purchase on Epic Games Store.

Fallout 4 is an open-world post-apocalyptic RPG taking place in New England, 210 years after a nuclear war devastated its retro-futuristic world. Players control a survivor of the war who was frozen in Vault 111, emerging centuries later and setting out on a quest to find their son, who had been previously taken from the Vault. Gameplay follows a similar style to previous titles Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. Players are able to switch between first-person and third-person views, while combat takes place in real-time, with players slowing down time and targeting specific enemy parts using V.A.T.S..

The game originally released for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2015, while a VR version was released for HTC Vive in 2017. The game received six DLC expansions, included in a Season Pass, and supports Bethesda’s Creation Club, which let users access additional paid mods. Those looking to read more about Fallout 4 can check out Michael A. Cunningham’s review of its original PlayStation 4 launch.


Mohamed Lamine Coulibaly

Fascinated by the screens since I saw them, video games are a sorcery I quickly become obsessed with. This passion culminated with the discovery of the RPGs. At that time, they were likely the sole titles where story and world building mattered as more as gameplay. Now, I am, writing about them, especially my favorite ones: the JRPGs!

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