Fallout 76 Wastelanders Update: Factions explained in Bethesda's multiplayer RPG
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Fallout 76 Wastelanders Update: Factions explained in Bethesda's multiplayer RPG

Lloyd Coombes
13 April 2020

Fallout 76's next big update is here and with it brought big changes to the faction system. Here's what you need to know.

Fallout 76's big Wastelanders update is here, and Bethesda will be hoping it can bring players back to the much-maligned MMO-lite.

Originally showcased during E3 2019, it changes plenty – from adding NPCs and companions, to new quests, and big changes to the Faction system.

Here's everything we know about how you'll place your loyalty in the new update.

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Fallout 76 Factions Guide

In the new update, players will be able to divide their allegiances between different factions.

There are two new settlements with two new factions - One is a reclaimed construction yard called The Foundation, while the other is an abandoned space station occupied by raiders called The Crater.

You can side with the raiders, but it'll be a bit more complicated than walking through the front door.

"They’ve set up a rather formidable base of operations at the Crashed Space Station that they call 'Crater' and outsiders who drop by unannounced aren’t going to get a warm welcome," the announcement post reads.

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