Since E3 2015, Bethesda has been hyping up fans about the release of official mod support for Fallout 4. And now, six and a half months after the game’s initial launch, wastelanders everywhere can finally download and experiment with a huge library of mods. Between visual improvements, gameplay tweaks, and some straight-up crazy additions, mods breath a breath of new life into a game that’s already filled with things to do. So for players fresh from their adventures in Far Harbor or who’ve set Fallout 4 back on the shelf a few months ago, now is a good time to start more binge playing!
Here’s how to install and enable mods on Xbox One:
- Make sure and update Fallout 4 on your console. If you’ve been putting off an update for your console, now is a great time to do that as well.
- Register on Bethesda.net, this will enable you to look through the current library of mods.
- Go into the Mods option on the Main Menu in Fallout 4. You will see a list of popular mods, as well as any mods you’ve downloaded from your console or online.
- Select the load order of your mods. Pay attention because certain mods need to be booted in certain orders when starting your game. After you’ve changed the order, your game will need to restart to set up the loading sequence.
- Start your game!
Currently, the Xbox can only host 2 GB worth of downloaded mods. There has been no announcement as to if that amount will increase in the future, but 2 GB is enough to enable several larger mods. For gamers interested in creating and manipulating content in the game, you will still need a PC copy of Fallout 4 and the Creation Kit. Mods created on PC can be uploaded to Bethesda.net to be playing on Xbox, and PlayStation in the future.