They could bring back "settlements" by using something like a community garden structure - each player gets a "plot" and can maybe specialize in one thing - sanitation, cooking, whatever - that gives a perk to them and anyone else who visits their sub-CAMP (cooking without wood/fuel, real toilet/bed providing perks, better refrigeration etc.)
Just played through the main quest and wastlanders 2 weeks ago. If you ignore everyone you see which isn't too many people, the game can almost play like a single player fallout game. I enjoyed it, not as good as Fallout 3/NV/4 but it's not horrible or anything.
First part of Brotherhood of Steel quest goes live in December.
Saw some impressions from juicehead. Said it was more of the same faction stuff from wastelanders but this time just adding the brotherhood. Narrative will be rolled out over time and into 2021.
Steel Dawn is the first chapter in the new Brotherhood of Steel questline, free for Fallout 76 players. Paladin Leila Rahmani and her troops have arrived from California to establish a new Appalachian chapter. Work with or against the other Factions to achieve success. Visit settlements populated with new NPCs and unlock powerful weapons and armor from the Brotherhood arsenal. Join in their mission to rebuild society and aid in securing valuable technology – but only you can determine how it will be used. Coming December 2020
Ad Victoriam! The Brotherhood of Steel is planning to return to Appalachia this December with our Steel Dawn Update for Fallout 76. Led by Paladin Rahmani, this Brotherhood outfit’s objectives currently remain unclear. However, they will certainly be looking to you for a debrief on the current state of Appalachia, and to lend a helping hand with their endeavors. You will learn much more about the Brotherhood as you take on a variety of new quests that are coming with the Steel Dawn update—but that is only the beginning. You will be able to explore the story further in 2021 with even more Brotherhood of Steel quests that we are planning to release with future updates.
Along with the new quests, the Steel Dawn Update will bring new NPCs, new locations, and new gear to the game. It will also add features, like C.A.M.P. Shelters, a host of rewards, including weapons, armor, and C.A.M.P. Plans, the return of the Holiday Scorched Seasonal Event, and a variety of additional gameplay improvements. If you own a PC copy of Fallout 76 through Bethesda.net, you can head to the Public Test Server right now to join us in playtesting and sharing your feedback on everything mentioned above. If you do, be sure to post your thoughts in the PTS forum.
Better than it used to be, but far from the potential it had.
Free to play until the 26th, which is probably the best way to find out if you'll enjoy the main content. It gets pretty hollow once you're down to messing about grinding bullion & scrip, sadly.
Today marks the release of our Steel Dawn Update, and with it, the return of the Brotherhood of Steel to Appalachia. Take on the Steel Dawn questline, meet new characters, explore new locations, and lay claim to some new rewards. This update also introduc...