Fallout 76 is planning Fallout 4-style off map expansions

December 9, 2020 contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Lauren Morton) Rock, Paper, Shotgun

A suit of power armour styled to look like an astronaut. He is holding a tiny USA flagA player character sitting at a piano in a gloomy lounge (clearly an opulent lounge by post-apocalyptic standards thoughA screenshot of the front gate of Foundation, sort of resembling an old timey fort made from scrapTwo Brotherhood Of Steel soldiers in massive power armour standing either side of an officer in fatigues

When Fallout 76 launched in 2018 it was, frankly, Rust’s younger cousin wearing the clothes it stole from Fallout 4’s closet. After two years of updates – quests, companions, factions, and more – Fallout 76 waddles like a Wastelander and quacks like one too. I chatted with Fallout 76 project lead Jeff Gardiner and lead quest designer Brianna Schneider about where the game is headed, and the answer could be out of Appalachia.