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Bethesda teases Fallout 4 DLC news and a Survival Mode "overhaul"

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Fallout 4

The Fallout 4 patch that came out a couple of weeks ago made a number of changes to the game, including the addition of a new ambient occlusion setting, new weapon debris effects, and a status menu for settlers. But a couple of tweets that came out of the Bethesda twitter account earlier today indicate that even bigger changes are on the way, and so is news about DLC.

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I actually find the promise of the Survival difficulty overhaul more intriguing that the DLC tease. I emailed Bethesda to ask if they'd give me more information about the changes to Survival mode, and they said—and I'm not making this up—“Nope!” Hey, I tried. We'll keep you posted.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.