The developers behind Fallout 4's ambitious total conversion mod, Fallout: London, have officially declared its highly anticipated release date as April 23, 2024. Anticipated to stand out as one of the finest Fallout 4 total conversion mods, Fallout: London has generated significant excitement among gamers for its meticulously crafted world and captivating new lore.
Initially introduced in 2021 by Team FOLON, a dedicated group of both amateur and professional developers from around the globe, Fallout: London immerses players in a post-apocalyptic rendition of London in the year 2237. Positioned between the narratives of the first two games in the Fallout franchise, the mod explores the repercussions of nuclear war on the British capital.
The announcement of Fallout: London's release on St. George's Day comes with the unveiling of an engaging launch trailer, showcasing iconic London landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace in their post-apocalyptic aftermath. Despite the mod being "content-complete," the developers opted for a slightly delayed release to ensure a thorough testing phase, influenced in part by team members hailing from conflict-affected countries, directly impacting the mod's development.
Release Date: April 23, 2024
A key objective of placing the game outside of America is to delve into new cultures and pre-war European history. Fallout: London introduces entirely new factions, including the Fifth Column, Camelot, Tommies, and London’s Gentry, offering a fresh perspective on the franchise’s lore.
Promising a DLC-sized experience, Fallout: London boasts several hours of gameplay. Although its primary storyline may not match the length of Bethesda’s game, the mod compensates with a vast landmass comparable to Fallout4's expansions. To put it in perspective, Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC takes around 30 minutes to traverse, indicating that London will be expansive and rich in captivating details.
The release of Fallout: London strategically aligns with Amazon Studios’ Fallout TV show, set to debut by April 12, 2024, just two weeks before the mod's release. While the series unfolds in 2296 and focuses on the United States, it is expected to generate heightened interest in the mod, potentially drawing more players to Fallout 4 and enticing long-time fans to revisit the game. Fallout: London stands poised to make a significant impact in the Fallout gaming community, offering a fresh and immersive experience in the iconic post-apocalyptic setting.