Fallout 4 Is Getting a Free Next-Gen Update and Steam Deck Verification This Month

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A free update for Fallout 4 that includes a number of enhancements for the 2015 post-apocalyptic RPG, such as Performance/Quality mode settings for the Xbox Series X|S and PS5 versions and widescreen and ultra-widescreen support for PC players, will be available for download beginning Thursday, April 25, Bethesda Game Studios has announced. Alongside this update, Fallout 4 will be available to purchase on the Epic Games Store, and it will also be Steam Deck verified.

The update offers:

  • PC
    • Widescreen, ultra-widescreen support
    • Fixes to Creation Kit
    • Variety of quest updates
    • Stability, mods, and bug fixes
  • Xbox Series X|S, PS5
    • Performance/Quality mode settings
    • Stability improvements and fixes
  • PS4/Xbox One
    • Stability improvements
    • Login and quest fixes

Additional content:

  • Enclave Remnants (new quest)
  • Enclave Weapon Skins
  • Enclave Armor Skins
  • Tesla Cannon
  • Hellfire Power Armor
  • X-02 Power Armor
  • Heavy Incinerator
  • Makeshift Weapon Pack
  • Halloween Workshop

A look at some of the free Creation Club items:

Bethesda also noted:

To download the update on a next-generation console, you must own Fallout 4 for that device. Players with PC versions of Fallout 4 on Steam, Microsoft Store and GOG will receive stability, mods and bug fixes. For Japanese and Chinese language players on PC, Bethesda.net login issues have been resolved, fixing access to mods.


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Tsing Mui
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