Bethesda has revealed the first post-release DLC for post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4, naming three expansions set for release in March, April and May 2016. It has also been announced that Fallout 4's season pass is going up in price from £24.99 to £39.99.
"If you already purchased the season pass for £24.99, nothing changes - you still get everything at no additional cost— the full $60 offering of add-on content for the original price of £24.99," read a statement.
"In addition, if you didn't buy the season pass yet, there is still time: Anyone who buys the Season Pass for £24.99 before March 1st will get all $60 worth of content. This is our way of saying thanks to all our loyal fans who have believed in us and supported us over the years.
Below are the details as written in a press release.
Release: March 2016
The mysterious Mechanist has unleashed a horde of evil robots into the Commonwealth, including the devious Robobrain. Hunt them down and harvest their parts to build and mod your own custom robot companions. Choose from hundreds of mods; mixing limbs, armor, abilities, and weapons like the all-new lightning chain gun. Even customise their paint schemes and choose their voices!
Release: April 2016
With the Wasteland Workshop, design and set cages to capture live creatures – from raiders to Deathclaws! Tame them or have them face off in battle, even against your fellow settlers. The Wasteland Workshop also includes a suite of new design options for your settlements like nixi tube lighting, letter kits, taxidermy and more!
Release: May 2016
A new case from Valentine's Detective Agency leads you on a search for a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Travel off the coast of Maine to the mysterious island of Far Harbor, where higher levels of radiation have created a more feral world. Navigate through the growing conflict between the synths, the Children of Atom, and the local townspeople. Will you work towards bringing peace to Far Harbor, and at what cost? Far Harbor features the largest landmass for an add-on that we've ever created, filled with new faction quests, settlements, lethal creatures and dungeons. Become more powerful with new, higher-level armor and weapons. The choices are all yours.
Bethesda also reiterated their intention to continue delivering free updates to all players that include optimisations to gameplay and quests and a complete overhaul of Survival Mode that changes how you play the whole game.
Players who wish to try out the new DLC early will can also sign up for closed betas on Bethesda's website.