The first piece of DLC, “Automatron,” is set for release in March for $9.99. Here’s a description, courtesy of Bethesda:
The mysterious Mechanist has unleashed a horde of evil robots into the Commonwealth, including the devious Robobrain. Hunt them down and harvest their parts to build and mod your own custom robot companions. Choose from hundreds of mods; mixing limbs, armor, abilities, and weapons like the all-new lightning chain gun. Even customize their paint schemes and choose their voices!
A new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency leads you on a search for a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Travel off the coast of Maine to the mysterious island of Far Harbor, where higher levels of radiation have created a more feral world. Navigate through the growing conflict between the synths, the Children of Atom, and the local townspeople. Will you work towards bringing peace to Far Harbor, and at what cost? Far Harbor features the largest landmass for an add-on that we’ve ever created, filled with new faction quests, settlements, lethal creatures and dungeons. Become more powerful with new, higher-level armor and weapons. The choices are all yours.
In addition to announcing the first wave of DLC, Bethesda also announced a price increase for the “Fallout 4” season pass. Beginning March 1, the season pass will cost $49.99 — $20 more than the current pricepoint. Those who have already purchased the season pass will still receive all of the announced DLC, as well as any future content, at no additional cost.
Fans looking to get an early look at the DLC can head over to Bethesda.net and sign up to join the beta testing program. Those accepted into the beta program will receive a code to download the new content and will not need to purchase the add-on.
To read the full release, which includes information about planned updates and mods, click here.