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

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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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