Posts: 13,011 +130
The fun starts next month with the launch of Automatron. In this $9.99 add-on, players will be tasked with hunting down a horde of evil robots released into the Commonwealth by the mysterious Mechanist. Once decommissioned, players can harvest parts from said robots to build their own custom robot companions.
Wasteland Workshop drops in April priced at $4.99. This DLC lets players design and set cages to capture live creatures. Bethesda says the creatures can either be tamed or made to battle other creatures (virtual cockfighting?). The add-on also includes new design options for your settlements such as letter kits, neon tube lighting, taxidermy and more.
The third DLC, Far Harbor, is scheduled for May. For $24.99, players can travel off the coast of Maine to a mysterious island in search of a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Bethesda says it features the largest landmass for an add-on they've ever created and includes new settlements, faction quests, dungeons and lethal creatures. Far Harbor is also populated with new, higher-level armor and weapons which may be reason enough for some to buy in.
Bethesda notes that this is only the beginning as they have plans for additional content (more than $60 worth, we're told). The bad news? The expanded DLC plans won't come cheap as Bethesda is raising the price of the season pass from $29.99 to $49.99 on March 1. Those that have already purchased the season pass for $29.99 (or plan to do so before next month rolls around) won't incur any additional cost.
Last but not least, anyone interested in trying out the add-ons early can sign up for beta access on Bethesda's website. You'll need a registered Bethesda.net account to participate and those that get selected will receive a code to join.