Fallout 76 Gets NPCs in April with Wastelanders Update

Fallout 76 Gets NPCs in April with Wastelanders Update

Last updated on April 2nd, 2020

Bethesda finally announced when Fallout 76 will be gaining human NPCs with the Wastelanders update and will be this April.

Fallout 76 Gets NPCs in April with Wastelanders Update

[UPDATE – Fallout 76 has been delayed until April 14th]

Long awaited NPCs are finally coming to Fallout 76 with the Wastelander Update for Xbox One, PS4 and PC on April 7th. These will be fully voiced NPCs which were not part of the game when it launched.

Wastelanders which was originally set to launch last autumn was delayed to 2020, as the developer felt more time was needed for polish. Now they have set a date, along with new additions being hinted at and a brand-new main quest line. There will also be new locations, new enemies, new weapons, as well as a new reputation system. This is part of the free expansion for all Fallout 76 players.

You can check out the new upcoming features in the trailer below:

Fallout 76 will also be coming to Steam for the first time. If you’re thinking to switch over from Bethesda.net launcher to Steam, Bethesda has shared these details:

If you already have Fallout 76 on Bethesda.net, you will not be able to transfer your Atoms or Fallout 1st membership balance between Bethesda.net and Steam. Additionally, Atoms you earn are specific to one or the other platform. However, items you have purchased through the Atomic Shop will be shared across both platforms – Bethesda.net and Steam.

Bethesda has also revealed two premium content bundles known as Raider Content Bundle and Settler Content Bundle. These will add further cosmetics and a small planter for growing crops when dirt is scarce. These will available with the new Fallout 76: Wastelanders Deluxe Edition release, which will be available for all platforms on April 7th.

Fallout 76 Wastelanders comes to Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC on April 4th. Fallout 76 comes to Steam this April.

For more Fallout 76 news be sure to read next Fallout 76 Wastelanders Update Delayed Meaning NPCs Arrive Next Year and Fallout 76 New Wastelander Screenshots Revealed. Find everything you need to know about venturing into the Appalachia with our Fallout 76 wiki.


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