Bethesda Announces Another Delay for Fallout 4’s Next-Gen Update


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The fan base has been eagerly awaiting it for roughly a year, but now they’ll have to wait another year until the Fallout 4 Next-Gen update finally hits PC and the Xbox and PlayStation 5 consoles. This is what the latest update from Bethesda’s official X account told expectant fans today.

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We'll just have to wait, no problem.

In its X post, the company thanked the playing community for their patience while its developers worked on the next-gen update. Bethesda then asked for more time to work on the update, saying they are equally excited as the player base, which it said will finally come out in 2024.

The next-gen update, announced in October 2022, would have brought performance mode features for high frame rates and quality features for 4K resolution gameplay to Fallout 4, together with bug fixes for the PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC versions of the game.

This update is similar to the Xbox Series X and PS5 performance booster patch released for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in 2021 and to the Xbox One package that made 4k resolution and 30 fps rates when playing Fallout 4 on that console.

Between the announcement in 2022 and today’s X posting, Bethesda Game Studios did not post any new information regarding the next-generation patch for Fallout 4. This has led to speculations that the studio wants to coincide the update’s release with the airing of the pilot episode of the Fallout live-action series.

The series, which is titled Fallout, will drop on April 12, 2024. Todd Howard had reportedly praised the production, saying that it’s like the filmmakers were writing Fallout 5.

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