Fallout 76’s first map expansion is coming soon — and next year, you can play as a ghoul

2024-06-09 13:20

Tech


A screenshot from the video game Fallout 76.
Image: Bethesda Softworks

The Fallout games have seen a big boost in popularity since the live-action TV series, and Fallout 76 is primed to take advantage of that with its next major expansion. It’s called Skyline Valley, and for the first time, it will actually expand the game’s map, introducing a new Shenandoah region in the south. Bethesda says that players will “investigate the cause of an electrical storm circling overhead and unveil the mystery around Vault 63 where they will meet its dwellers and discover a shocking new Ghoul type – The Lost.”

You can get a feel for the expansion in the trailer above, though it won’t be long before you can play it, as Skyline Valley launches on June 12th. The trailer also teased a much-requested feature coming to the game in early 2025: you’ll finally be able to play as a ghoul, though maybe not one quite as cool as The Ghoul.

A screenshot from the video game Fallout 76. Image: Bethesda Softworks


Source: https://www.theverge.com/24173587/fallout-76-skyline-valley-expansion-trailer-date-playable-ghoul