Fallout 4 Next-Gen Update Released For Modern Consoles And PC

Known for its significant impact on gaming, the Fallout series has seen a resurgence of interest not from a new game, but from a successful TV adaptation on Amazon Prime. This has led to a renewed exploration of Fallout 4’s vast landscapes by fans old and new. The release of an enhanced version of Fallout 4 for next-generation consoles and PC has finally arrived.

The much-awaited update for Fallout 4 on modern platforms faced delays, but the popularity of the Amazon Prime show, which garnered high praise from critics and audiences, has helped make the wait more bearable. It has become nearly as popular as HBO’s The Last of Us series.

With the growing Fallout community, it is recommended to dive back into the acclaimed fourth installment after its next-gen upgrade. Your patience is about to pay off.

When is the Fallout 4 Next-Gen Update Arriving?

The enhanced version of Fallout 4 will be released on April 25th, as officially announced by Bethesda, along with a list of expected enhancements.

PS5 and Xbox Series X/S owners will receive a free upgrade including:

  • Customized applications
  • Options for both performance and visual quality
  • Better stability and bug fixes
  • Improved frame rates and visuals

For those with previous-gen consoles who own Fallout 4 on PS4 or Xbox One, a complimentary update will address game stability and resolve various login and quest issues.

PC users will enjoy compatibility with the Steam Deck and across Steam, Microsoft Store, and GOG, the update will bring:

  • Support for a wider range of screen types
  • Enhancements to the Creation Kit
  • Updates to several in-game quests
  • Overall stability improvements, modding enhancements, and bug fixes

Additionally, Fallout 4 will be available on the Epic Games Store for the first time.

What’s New in the Fallout 4 Next-Gen Update?

The update is not just about technical enhancements; players can also expect new content, including complimentary items from the Creation Club.

A new quest called Echoes of the Past will be introduced, with Bethesda hinting at a storyline involving thwarting The Enclave’s plans in the Commonwealth.

Players will have access to additional items such as Workshop assets and Enclave Colonel attire, along with popular Creation Club offerings like:

  • Unique Enclave weapons and armor sets
  • The powerful Tesla Cannon
  • The fiery Hellfire Power Armor
  • The impressive X-02 Power Armor
  • A formidable Heavy Incinerator

Furthermore, players can expect:

Do-it-yourself weapon pack:

  • A fun baseball grenade launcher
  • An innovative nail gun
  • A playful piggy bank grenade

Halloween workshop pack:

  • Over thirty spooky seasonal decorations

Explore the full first season of Fallout on Amazon Prime. For more Fallout 4 experiences, discover our cheat and console command guides, including detailed instructions on modding your console game.

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