Bethesda has announced its first series of add-ons for Fallout 4 will include a total of three different expansions: Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor.
Automatron will launch in March 2016 and will retail for $9.99, then Wasteland Workshop will launch in April 2016 for $4.99, and finally, Far Harbor will release in May 2016 for $24.99.
The first of the three expansion, Automatron, has survivors hunting down a mysterious Mechanist who has unleashed a horde of evil robots into the Commonwealth, including the devious Robobrain. Players will hunt these robots down and harvest their parts to build and modify their own custom robot companions. Hundreds of mods will be available that will allow limbs, armor, and weapons to be mixed. Even their paint schemes and voices can be modified.
The second piece of DLC is one those who have become addicted to Fallout 4’s workshop feature should take into consideration. The Wasteland Workshop add-on allows survivors to design and set cages to capture live creatures. Nearly anything living can be captured and tamed to then face off in battle, or just wreak havoc against other Wasteland settlers. The add-on includes a suite of new design options, like the nixi tube lighting, letter kits, taxidermy, and more.
The final piece of DLC is a new case from the Valentine’s Detective Agency that leads players on a search for a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Survivors will travel off the coast of Maine to Far Harbor, but be sure to pack your radiation suit as high levels of rads have created a more feral world. A growing conflict between the synths, the Children of Atom, and the local townspeople is slowly getting out of hand, and it’s up to you to work out a resolution to bring peace to the region.
The Far Harbor add-on features the largest landmass Bethesda has ever created for an expansion and is filled with new faction quests, settlements, creatures, and dungeons to explore.
Bethesda has more DLC planned for Fallout 4, and as a result, is forced to increase the season pass pricing from $29.99 to $49.99 on March 1. Fortunately for those who already purchased the season pass, nothing will change for you as the publisher won’t be dipping into your pockets to make up the difference.
In fact, if you’ve been on the fence as to whether or not you should purchase the season pass, Bethesda is giving you until March 1st to purchase it at its current $29.99 price. After March 1st, it’ll go up to $49.99.
Bethesda will be giving players the chance to check out these upcoming add-ons early as closed betas for each will be taking place on both PC and consoles. Those interested can sign up at Bethesda.net and applicants will be selected in the upcoming weeks, and those who are selected will receive a code to redeem the content. These testers will be able to experience the full version of the add-on, achievements included, and won’t have to purchase that particular add-on.
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Maybe one of these will have a story that doesn't suck.