Fallout 76: Steel Reign update revealed during Xbox/Bethesda E3 2021 Showcase

Coming in July, Fallout 76's Steel Reign update will mark the conclusion to a lengthy Brotherhood of Steel questline.


Despite any and all bumpy roads at the start, Fallout 76 has continued to get update after update of new content leading into new and interesting opportunities within the irradiated Appalachian range. Another update was revealed during E3 for Fallout 76, and it marks the end of a long-running questline in the game. The Steel Reign update will bring an end to the recent Brotherhood of Steel stories in July 2021.

Bethesda announced the Fallout 76: Steel Reign update during the Xbox Bethesda E3 2021 showcase on June 13, 2021. Steel Reign is meant to put a ribbon on quite the Fallout 76 chapter after the Brotherhood of Steel faction was finally introduced several updates back, entering Appalachia and starting quite a lengthy narrative. This update will feature another questline wrapping up the ongoing story associated with them, as well as the mystery of why Super Mutants have appeared in the West Virginia region. This latest major update for Fallout 76 It’s coming on July 7, 2021, and you can see the trailer for it below.

The Fallout 76: Steel Reign update will have other goods besides the questline addition to the Brotherhood of Steel content. We’ll also see new locations in the game, unique gear, and all-new Legendary Crafting. If you’ve ever wanted to put together your own 1-, 2-, and 3-star Legendary items, you’ll soon be able to do so in your cozy C.A.M.P. base. Finally, a Season 5 Scoreboard will become active to allow players to pursue new rewards like C.A.M.P. items and cosmetics.

If you’ve been following along the trail on the Brotherhood of Steel narrative in Fallout 76, this is the update you’ve probably been waiting for. Stay tuned for more details and updates as the Steel Reign update launches in early July, and keep an eye on Shacknews for further E3 2021 coverage throughout the weekend.

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