Fallout 4 1.5 Survival Beta We’re excited to announce that overhauled Survival Difficulty is now available for beta testing on Steam. This update will be available on consoles next month. Also, there are additional fix notes related to this update.
Tell us what you think of the new Survival mode at our forums[community.bethesda.net].
New Features New Survival difficulty
Survival adds additional challenges including no fast travel, saving only when you sleep, increased lethality, diseases, fatigue, danger and more.
Characters set to Survival difficulty appear under their own Character Selection filter
Survival difficulty characters are not backward compatible with the 1.4 version of Fallout 4. If you opt out of the Beta, do not use Survival character saved games.
General stability and performance improvements
Fixed rare crash related to reloading a save that relies on Automatron
Fixed issue with the robot workbench camera not moving properly immediately after canceling out of the menu
Fixed issue with perks being repeatedly added when reloading a saved game while in robot workbench
Fixed issue with Ada not properly traveling to an assigned settlement
Robots can now be assigned as settlement vendors
Fixed issue with "Appropriation" where blueprints would not appear properly if the container had already been looted prior to getting the quest
In "Nuclear Option," entering the Institute using the targeting helmet on Power Armor no longer inadvertently causes the player to go into combat, and become stuck in the Institute
Fixed distance check with Robotics Expert perk
How to access the Survival Beta • Log into Steam • Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library • Select Settings • Select Betas • A drop down menu will appear. Select Survival Beta Update • Select OK • Wait a few minutes and Fallout 4 should update • When done, Fallout 4 should appear as Fallout 4 [Beta] in your Library