Fallout 76 has seen quite the turnaround compared to when it launched back in November of 2018. Bethesda didn’t give up on the title and have made a lot of noteworthy improvements, such as detailed story missions and NPCs.
The developer has also promised mod support for this action RPG, which has gotten a lot of players and Fallout fans excited about the future. Just recently at a Q&A during this year’s QuakeCon broadcast, the question of mod support came up.
Fallout 76’s project lead Jeff Gardiner reaffirmed to fans that mod support is indeed on the way. It will just take them some time because of how Fallout 76 is structured. As opposed to being strictly a singleplayer experience, this game has a unique client-server architecture.
On paper, mod support is a great choice from Bethesda. It will make Fallout 76 all the more unique and fun to play, whether you go at the missions and monsters solo or with a group of friends.
There have been quite a few good mods in Fallout 76 already via the Nexusmods platform, but Bethesda officially offering mod support means being able to pick up mods on more platforms. That’s great news because it means more players will have the opportunity to adjust various aspects of the base game.
Some of the more popular mods in Fallout 76 involve making ores glow, showing what weapons will break down into when scrapped, switching the main menu screen for cartoons of Vault-Boy, and text chat.
The list just keeps on growing as fans take a stab at putting their own spin on this RPG. Fallout 76 receiving official mod support would make these modding efforts even better, keeping this game on the right trajectory as we head further into 2020.
Fallout 76 has certainly come a long way. It’s a testament to Bethesda realizing the error in their ways and seeking to rectify their glaring mistakes with updates. From the Wastelanders update to this most recent mod support confirmation, this game is gradually getting better with time. Who knows what it will look like in a couple of months?
Hopefully, Bethesda keeps the content and updates pumping and continues to please the community. If they can do that, then there’s no reason why they can’t get back a lot of fans that may have been turned off by Fallout 76 when it first launched. Where there is a will, there is a way it seems.