Fallout 4’s First Patch Since Next-Gen Update Will Add New Graphics And Performance Settings

Hot on the heels of its next-gen update, Fallout 4 will receive another update May 13 for all platforms that will introduce “new options for graphics and performance settings as well as further fixes and improvements,” Bethesda Game Studios has announced.

No further details, or patch notes, have been shared just yet, but Fallout 4’s long-awaited next-gen update arrived on April 25 and left a lot to be desired, breaking mods and not quite delivering the graphical and performance improvements fans had hoped for. As broken down by Digital Foundry, the Xbox Series X|S version of Fallout 4 post next-gen update seemed to be in a particularly bad place, with no difference between its performance and graphics modes and a buggy implementation of ultrawide monitor support for PC.

The update was so poorly received, mods on PC that removed the update entirely saw a surge in popularity. There was also a bug preventing players on PlayStation who had claimed the game as part of PS Plus from receiving the update, something Bethesda did eventually fix.

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