New Vegas Remake Devs Release Standalone Content for Fallout 4
The group of modders working on revamping Fallout: New Vegas has released a brand new collection of energy weapons that can be installed and utilized in Fallout 4. These weapons are taken from the classic arsenal of New Vegas and, since they were originally designed to seamlessly fit into the Fallout universe, their rebuilt and upgraded versions feel right at home as mods for the newer game.
While some Fallout mods choose to introduce players to completely new and never-before-seen locations, as is the case with Fallout: Ashfall‘s post-apocalyptic Hawaii map, others prefer to use modern technology to recreate beloved classics that fans already know and love. Given that New Vegas has not received a next-generation upgrade of any kind, it is not surprising to see a dedicated group of modders working to rectify this issue.
At present, there is no official remake of Fallout: New Vegas in the works, as far as anyone knows. However, there is a team of developers working on an unofficial port of the game to the newer Fallout 4 version of Bethesda’s RPG engine. This project, called Fallout 4: New Vegas, is still in the early stages of production and is unlikely to be released anytime soon. Nonetheless, the developers have been periodically releasing individual mod packages for Fallout 4 players to enjoy as standalone offerings. One such example is the new Recharger Family mod, which includes three laser guns with infinite ammunition from the armory of New Vegas.
It remains to be seen how the Recharger Rifle, Recharger Pistol, and MF Hyperbreeder Alpha of the mod will compare to the most powerful weapons in Fallout 4, but for those who are fond of New Vegas, they certainly add a touch of its essence. The modding team behind this project has previously released several other smaller mods, such as the AEP-7 Laser Pistol, but this new bundle is their most significant release to date. It is highly likely that more mods will be released as the development of Fallout 4: New Vegas continues.
The project as a whole is roughly comparable to the Morrowind remake in The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, although it appears to be at an earlier stage of development. Nevertheless, the fact that the team has been gradually releasing new standalone mods for Fallout 4 throughout 2023 is a positive indication that progress is being made, albeit slowly.
In early 2023, the developers of Fallout: New Vegas expressed their desire for a remaster to happen, but this was not a confirmation that any such project was in the works. However, with both Obsidian Entertainment and Bethesda now under the Xbox umbrella, the possibilities are endless.
Fallout: New Vegas is currently available for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
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The team of modders working on remaking Fallout: New Vegas has released an all-new energy weapon bundle that anyone can install and use in Fallout 4. The featured weapons are drawn from New Vegas‘s classic roster of armaments, and as they were originally designed to fit perfectly into the Fallout universe, their re-built and upgraded variants feel right at home as mods for the newer title.
Whereas some Fallout mods opt to set players up to explore entirely new, never-before-seen locations, as is the case with Fallout: Ashfall‘s post-apocalyptic Hawaii map, others are more interested in using newer technology to rebuild old classics that fans already know and love. As New Vegas never received a new-gen upgrade of any sort, it’s not strange to see a team of dedicated modders working to correct this problem.
Fallout: New Vegas does not currently have an official remake in the pipeline, as far as anyone is aware, but there is a team of developers working on its unofficial port to the newer Fallout 4 version of Bethesda’s RPG engine. Fallout 4: New Vegas is the name of the project, and though it is still in the early stages of production and unlikely to come out soon, the developers have been periodically putting out piecemeal mod packages for Fallout 4 players to enjoy as standalone offerings. The new Recharger Family mod is one such example, and it adds three infinite ammo laser guns from New Vegas‘s armory.
It remains to be seen whether the mod’s Recharger Rifle, Recharger Pistol, and MF Hyperbreeder Alpha can compete with Fallout 4‘s most powerful weapons, but they do add a fair bit of New Vegas zest for those who are keen on such things. The mod team in question had previously put out a number of other, smaller mods, such as the AEP-7 Laser Pistol, but the new bundle is the biggest such release yet. More are likely to come as the production of Fallout 4: New Vegas continues, of course.
The project itself, as a whole, is roughly comparable to the Morrowind remake in The Elder Scrolls: Skyrimthough it’s not nearly as far along in its production pipeline, from the looks of it. Yet, the fact that the team has been slowly releasing new standalone Fallout 4 mods over the course of 2023 is a good sign that the process is moving along, slow though it may be.
Earlier in 2023, Fallout: New Vegas devs said they’d love a remaster to happen, but that wasn’t a confirmation that anything of the type was happening in the background. However, with both Obsidian Entertainment and Bethesda both now sitting under the Xbox umbrella, anything is possible.
Fallout: New Vegas is available now for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
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