PlayStation 3 owners have waited patiently (and some not so patiently) for the arrival of downloadable content for Fallout 3 . Well, good news, RPG fans: although it'll be a little late, it's definitely on the way.
As posted over at the PlayStation Blog by Bethesda Production Director Ashley Cheng, the amount of DLC should please the many fans of the award-winning title. Each DLC portion will add 4-6 hours of gameplay, and that includes Operation: Anchorage (pictured here), The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, and Mothership Zeta. As for more bonus goodies for the PS3 version of Fallout 3 , here's an impressive list to get you excited:
More Fallout 3 Goodness – More weapons, more creatures, more armor and outfits, more characters to interact with, and more loot. You’ll find all of these within the unique new locations of Broken Steel, Operation: Anchorage, The Pitt, Point Lookout, and Mothership Zeta.
DLC Trophies – Did I mention we’re supporting trophies in each DLC? This was a big priority for us and one of the reasons for the extra time needed. In the end, we think it’s worth the effort to bring trophies to the DLC.
Support for existing characters and saves – Once you’ve downloaded and installed the DLC, the content is accessible at anytime (once you leave Vault 101). You can play the DLC whenever you want — with one exception (see Broken Steel below).
Now, Cheng says they're "knee deep in testing" at the present moment, and they're hoping to release the first DLC batch by the end of September. She can tell us that Broken Steel will be the first of the bunch; it'll let you keep playing after completing the game, raises the level cap to 30, and yep, the aforementioned 4-6 hours. After Broken Steel will come Operation: Anchorage and The Pitt "shortly thereafter" or maybe even at the same time. Hopefully, Bethesda will provide us with exact release dates for these at some point, but for now, it's enough to know the DLC is coming.
Related Game(s): Fallout 3