There are thousands of Fallout 4 mods available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and today want to highlight the best Fallout 4 mods we’ve come across since launch.
As we push into 2020, Bethesda’s slowed down support for Fallout 4. Updates have been sporadic and the company says it doesn’t have any plans to release Fallout 4 DLC beyond the six expansion packs it released in 2016.
Bethesda’s launched a Creation Club for Fallout 4 and Skyrim, but the content the new program be free. In other words, you can’t rely on Bethesda to deliver new, free content for Fallout 4.
Fortunately, Fallout 4 is backed by an extensive modding community. From new weapons to small tweaks, the Fallout 4 mod marketplace is full of options for your console of choice.
Once you get your updates squared away, you’ll get access to a growing catalog of mods. Bethesda’s catalog now features well over 10,000 Fallout 4 mods. That’s a huge number and it can be intimidating to those of you just now starting your journey in the Commonwealth.
We want to help narrow things down for you as we highlight some of the best Xbox One and PS4 Fallout 4 mods we’ve come across during our time playing the game.
Best Xbox One & PS4 Fallout 4 Mods
Before you dig into our list of the best Fallout 4 mods, it’s worth noting that PS4 Fallout 4 mods are far more limited than Xbox One mods because PS4 mod developers can’t use external assets. At this point, we don’t expect that to change.
Their hands might be tied, but don’t let that discourage you. There are some outstanding PS4 Fallout 4 mods out there and the list continues to grow as we move into the new year.
Let's start with one of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods that quickly made it over to console.
keyNuker creates a key ring in your inventory that hides keys and passwords. With it installed, your MISC tab in on your Pip-Boy is going to be a lot more manageable, particularly if you're deep into the game with tons and tons of items listed.
The screenshot here shows you what the vanilla MISC tab looks like compared to the MISC tab with keyNuker installed. It's night and day.
This is one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods and one that should consider if you're tired of wasting time scrolling through hundreds (many of them worthless) of items.
If you're tired of looking at the same old Pip-Boy every time you play you'll want to take a look at this Fallout 4 mod for Xbox One. (It's not available for PS4.)
PIP-Pad swaps out the Sole Survivor's Pip-Boy for a pad that works exactly like the Pip-Boy does only it looks a whole lot different.
The PIP in PIP-Pad stands for Personal Information Processor and its based on an actual item in the Fallout universe.
The developers clearly put a lot of work into this because 1) there's incredible attention to detail and 2) performance is outstanding for a mod that delivers such a significant change to the game.
We love it.
Workshop Interactive Objects
What's the fun in having/managing a ton of settlements if they feel lifeless and dead all the time? It's time to change that with Workshop Interactive Objects.
Workshop Interactive Objects for Xbox One and PS4 adds over 50 new objects for your the inhabitants of your settlements to interact with. The nice thing is that you don't to tell NPCs to use these objects. They'll use them on their own. Your character can interact with them too.
Here are a few of the things that happen with the mod installed:
The mod is good but it stands to get even better. The developer will be adding new interactive objects down the road.
One of our all-time favorite Fallout 4 mods is now available for the PlayStation 4.
The mod allows you to place static objects in your settlement. What does this mean? It means the objects you put down won't get knocked over by you or your companion or even a settler wandering around your settlement.
We can't tell you how many times Dogmeat has ruined item placement for us.
The mod also allows you to move objects around and you can also scrap items if you decide you no longer need them around.
One of our favorites and we have a feeling it will quickly become one of yours as well.
If you've ever wanted to have Deathclaws guard your various settlements around the Commonwealth, now's your chance.
Use a friendly Deathclaw to protect Sanctuary Hills from Raiders or enemy Deathclaws. Or, if you'd rather use some of the robots from the Automatron DLC, use those to protect your dwellings. It's up to you.
NPCs won't just stand in place either. They will roam around your settlements looking for danger or something else to do. Each NPC will cost you a bottlecap to create but that's nothing for most people.
Subway Runner is a unique Fallout 4 mod that connects most of the subway stations around the Commonwealth. 90% of them to be exact.
The mod creates a vast network of subway tunnels that connect various subway stations across the map. Some of these stations have been added to the game.
The tunnels aren't just filled with debris and train wrecks. As you explore, you'll encounter various Ghouls, Raiders, Super Mutants, and Synths. Once you clear out the enemies, you'll be able to move quickly from one place to another, making it an ideal mod for those playing the game on Survival Mode.
You'll be able to move around unseen and you'll also find beds. Survival Mode requires you to find a bed in order to save your game.
The tunnels are also companion-friendly which means you can take Dogmeat, Nick Valentine, or whoever you want with you.
Interested in protecting your settlements with something other than turrets and someone other than settlers? Try this mod.
Constructible Guards is a brand new Fallout 4 mod that allows you to construct your very own guards to protect the settlements in your fold.
As of right now you can construct Brotherhood of Steel, Minutemen, Institute, Railroad, and Lyon's Pride to guard your property.
Your guards will remain stationary with their weapon drawn until they are engaged in combat. They also count toward your defense rating.
Unfortunately, due to the constraints, this mod is not available for the PlayStation 4.
There are a ton of settlement mods out there but many of the awesome ones aren't available for the PlayStation 4. This one is.
First, it gives settlers a real name. In the vanilla version of the game, everyone is called "Settler." That's a huge change but that's not all.
The mod also increases the number of different variants of settler appearance so you'll rarely, if ever, run into two settlers named Aidan that are dressed the same.
The mod also adds child settlers that you can move between settlements. You can also assign them to farm your land.
While it's a bit limited, the Workbench Anywhere mod for PS4 is an excellent choice for those looking to expand civilization into parts of the map that aren't available to you in the vanilla version of the game.
Workbench Anywhere allows you to put a settlement mode workbench at a location of your choosing. There are a few locations on the map that simply won't work but most will.
Once you activate a workbench you can start building. Maybe you build a small house near a town you frequent. Maybe you build something larger off the grid. It's up to you.
Unfortunately, due to the limitations of PS4 mods, the settlements you construct won't show up in the settlement workshop list located in your Pip-Boy. They also don't get fast travel icons or settlers and you can't link them to supply routes. In other words, whatever you create will be more like a player-home than a settlement.
It's better than nothing though and it's worth a try if you're sick of building in the same old spots.
There are some extensive camping mods for Xbox One (Conquest is one of our favorites and its featured deeper in this list) but the PS4 mod limitations limit what developers can do for Sony's console. Fortunately, the developer behind Workbench Anywhere has conjured up a nice camping mod for the PlayStation 4. Simple Camping is indeed simple but it gets the job done.
Simple Camping allows you to create some neat items via the game's Chemistry Workbench. First and foremost, it lets you create a camp fire that operates as a cooking workbench.
It also lets you create a sleeping bag and a tent. There are fragile versions of both the tent and sleeping bag that allow for them to be destroyed.
The camping equipment will stay where it spawns so if you don't want it sticking around indefinitely in one location, you'll need to use the fragile version.
It's a solid alternative to the more extensive Xbox One camping mods.
The Whirligig in Whirligig Sentry stands for Wireless High-Reliability Independent Government-Issue Gunship. It's a fancy name for mini Vertibird sentry.
If you're sick and tired of using the same old defenses to protect your settlements, try calling in this bad boy to do your dirty work.
The Whirligig Sentry come with four fire modes (Minigun, Gatling Laser, Gauss Cannon, Prototype Disruptor), upgraded models that come with improved damage, and amazing mobility. It will fly around and attack anyone that gets close to your settlers.
These sentries aren't invincible though. They can be damaged and destroyed by your enemies. Same goes for their helipad, their base of operations.
Some of the mods we have listed here change a small part of the game. Others, like this one, dramatically change Fallout 4's world.
If you own an Xbox One, and you have a ton of free space available, you might give Dustbowl Overhaul a try. Simply put, it's one of the most spectacular environment mods we've come across during our time with the game.
Dustbowl Overhaul turns the Commonwealth into a giant desert, similar to Fallout: New Vegas or the world in Fallout 2.
There are some bugs, we've also encountered some performance issues whilst using the mod, but it's absolutely worth a download.
If you're unsure, take a look at the video above.
Want to spice up Fallout 4's environment without having to download a 500MB+ file? Try RustBelt Flora from Spiffyskytrooper.
RustBelt Flora is a mod inspired by the fall and early winters in Canada and in the American Rust Belt (a region that stretches from the Great Lakes to the upper Midwest States). Boston, and thus the Commonwealth, is part of the Rust Belt.
This 47MB file is an extremely simple overhaul that gives the game's foliage a nice brown color. It's easy on the eyes and it doesn't feel out of place like some of the other overhaul mods.
The video above will give you an excellent look at what you can expect from the mod after you install it on your Xbox One. There's no PS4 version.
Want to protect your settlements without having to put in the labor needed to acquire the materials and the time needed to build them? Check out this mod.
Pre-Walled Settlements for Xbox One and PS4 is quickly becoming one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods for the simple fact that it puts up excellent looking walls around some of the more popular settlements in the Commonwealth.
It includes walls for Abernathy Farm, Graygarden, Greentop Nursery, Outpost Zimonja, Sunshine Tidings Co-Op, and The Slog.
The developer is working on adding more locations so keep an eye out for them in future updates.
Femshepping's Salem Coastal Home
If you own the Far Harbor, Automatron, Wasteland Workshop DLCs and you have some time on your hands, check out this unique mod for the PlayStation 4.
Femshepping's Salem Coastal Home - Customisable Island Player Home adds a small island that's located right off the coast of Salem. You can swim there or you can take a rowboat over there if you'd prefer to speed things up. You can also fast travel.
Once you get to the island you won't encounter a pre-built home. Instead, you'll run into a nice plot of land to build your own player-home.
The land is located on a cove and it's flat making it an ideal location for your dream house on the water.
As you scour the Commonwealth you'll discover discarded clothes. Some of the items you find will be dirty, which makes sense given what's happened in and around Boston. Thing is, there's no way to wash these dirty clothes.
While there are stores open for business in the Commonwealth, there aren't any laundromats. So you'll need to take matters into your own hands.
Laundromat is a basic mod for both PS4 and Xbox One that allows you to wash dirty clothes. The mod actually adds two functions to the Chemistry Bench. One allows you to wash dirty clothes and the other allows you to dirty clean clothes using some dirty water.
The feature is unlocked from the get-go meaning you don't need to perform any quests or acquire any perks to start using it.
Tribal Power Armour
As Americans it feels weird to spell armor as "armour" but we'll make an exception for this amazing Fallout 4 Power Armor mod. This one is especially awesome if you played Fallout 3 The Pitt.
Tribal Power Armour for Xbox One delivers one of the coolest looking pieces of Fallout 3 Power Armor to Fallout 4. The Tribal Armor Power Armour is based on the armor worn by one of The Pitt's (a city featured in the game's DLC) characters, Ashur.
As of right now there are three sets of Tribal T-45 Power Armour. You can add mods but you obviously can't put on a custom paint job. And why would you. One of the variants features a jetpack if you're into that sort of thing.
To obtain the armor you must defeat three groups of difficult Pitt Raiders.
Chiappa Triple Threat - Triple Barrel Shotgun
We've used tons and tons of Fallout 4 weapon mods but this shotgun is definitely one of the coolest we've come across in 2017.
Chiappa Triple Threat - Triple Barrel Shotgun is exactly that, a triple barreled shotgun. Unsurprisingly, it can rip through your enemies with the greatest of ease. It packs a considerable punch.
It comes with three barrels, two stocks, three muzzles, nine receivers, three sights, four ammo types, and fourteen materials. It can be found in a locker at Combat Zone.
Enough talk about this bad boy, watch the video below to get a feel for what it can do.
As you might've guessed, this one isn't available for PlayStation 4.
Eli's Armour Compendium
If you're sick and tired of having 10, 15, 20 different armor mods installed, take a look at this outstanding collection of gear.
Eli's Armour Compendium for the Xbox One is a one stop shop for all of your Fallout 4 armor needs. There are 50 unisex armor types, 20 accessories and tons of color options. The image here shows off a few examples but this gallery shows off the rest.
As you can see there's a ton of variety. From Grognak shirts to settlers outfits to a shirt with a nod to Zetan aliens.
The video below outlines the mod in greater detail.
FreeFall 4 - Fixes & Additions For Fallout 4
The popular Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch mod isn't available for PS4, at least not yet. This mod is the next best thing.
FreeFall 4 - Fixes & Additions For Fallout 4 is another unofficial patch that corrects some of the bugs and issues Bethesda hasn't got around to fixing.
The mod features a ton of the fixes from the Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch and it also includes some other key fixes for PS4 Fallout 4 problems making it a worthwhile download for anyone looking to stabilize their copy of the game.
If you're interested, and you should be, you'll want to take a look at the list of bug fixes and improvements featured with this outstanding mod.
We always felt like it was odd that Bethesda failed to add a pair of binoculars to the vanilla version of Fallout 4. No matter, mods have done the job.
PreWar Binoculars adds a pair of binoculars to the game which means you can now scout our friends and foes from a distance.
The binoculars come with some amazing attachments including four magnification options (2x, 4x, 6x, and 8x), a recon module that allows you to tag enemies from a distance, a lighter build that cuts down on their weight, and even night vision for those that like to stalk enemies at night.
As far as finding them, they will drop around the Commonwealth. You can also find them at gun dealers or in Mayor McDonough's office.
It's an amazing mod for Xbox One.
If you use Dogmeat and feel like he's underpowered, take a look at this popular mod from Gnomesgamr.
In the vanilla version of the game, Dogmeat does 1-2 DPS, that's pathetic. With this mod installed, he'll do 5 DPS, a significant increase.
That's all this mod does but you'll definitely appreciate it if you think Dogmeat isn't pulling his weight when it comes to taking down enemies.
The M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle is a real weapon developed for the United States Army. The Wastelander's XM2076 is the Fallout 4 version of this rifle.
The Wastelander's XM2076 is a powerful sniper rifle that comes with its own set of textures, sounds, meshes, and animations. It's a stunning piece of work.
It's also very customizable. The mod features five muzzles, six barrels, six sights, six Receivers, and one stock to choose from. You can also tune the gun on the fly with range, accuracy, recoil and damage options.
The weapon is very easy to find. It's located right outside Vault 111 on top of a blue container. There's also another unique version of the weapon called "The Bad Animator".
It's located near a monument of Boston.
Better Cooking Stations
Here is an essential mod for all of those chefs out there.
Better Cooking Stations overhauls the game's Cooking Stations adding new sound effects, modes, textures, animations and more. It's a dramatic change from the boring old vanilla Cooking Stations that you're used to.
With this mod enabled you can switch between Private or Public which will prevent NPCs from hogging a Cooking Station in your settlement. When set to private only you and your followers will be able to use it.
There are new sizzling sounds that add a bit of immersion and a permanent fire that rests underneath the cooking spit.
There's also a new cooking station that's based on the Super Mutant cooking pot you typically encounter in Super Mutant camps.
These are just a small portion of the changes included with this mod. It's a big one though it'll only take up 18MB of space.
The Simple Series
What we're calling The Simple Series is actually a set of four mods that we think PlayStation 4 owners (and Xbox One users) are going to love.
The four mods were created by popular modder AndrewCX and all of them alter the look of the Commonwealth. Specially, they bring the seasons to the wasteland.
There are a ton of Xbox One season mods out there but there aren't a ton that work with the PlayStation 4. These are Sony-friendly.
SimpleGreen overhauls the look of the Commonwealth with lush grass and beautiful trees. SimpleYellow mimics summer and features long green grass and trees with leaves that are beginning to brown.
SimpleRed gives the game a fall look with red and brown foliage and SimpleWhite brings frosty environment with reduced ground cover.
All of them are excellent. Give them a try today.
If you're sick of building houses but want a nice place to call home, take a look at this excellent player-home mod.
Shezrie's Loft Apartment is a fantastic three-level dwelling that comes with just about everything you and your character will need during your time in the wasteland.
There is a huge living room with access to a balcony. There's a bobble head display and a magazine rack. There are bathrooms, a full pantry, decorations, storage space, an attic with workbenches, a rooftop terrace with views, and more.
The player-home is located just a few doors down from the Cabot House in Louisburg Square.
The Red Wave
If you're the proud owner of the Far Harbor DLC you might want to look into this mod.
Like the original, the new Red Wave allows you to travel around the map in a unique boat called the Red Wave. You can fast travel to 19 different locations.
The mod also includes 33 unique storage containers, five Linked workbenches, drinking and bottling water, a bed, a terminal, a custom wood nameplate, and a first mate named Tanner.
Companions can make the journey with you and it works with the game's survival mode.
The nukes in Fallout 4 make decent-sized explosions but you might've been hoping for something a little more substantial. If that's the case, download XXL Nukes.
XXL Nukes for Xbox One makes several changes to the nuclear explosions you create and see around the Commonwealth.
First, it increases the radius and damage for all in-game nuclear explosions. It also adds new explosion animations and adds some new sound effects and visuals.
On top of that, it increases the MIRV range and projectile spread and adds two craftable items: An Overcharged Mini Nuke (Chem Bench) with its own unique explosion animation and a OC1 Heavy Rail for FatMan (Weapons Workbench).
Sleek Ballistic Mask
The Sleek Ballistic Mask mod delivers some unique headgear to Xbox One users.
Like the name says, this mod adds several sleek looking ballistic masks for your character to adorn on his or her face.
Currently, there are four variants of the mask including black and red variants. Both of them will give your character a menacing look.
Finding the mask is easy. It's located to the left as you enter the museum in Concord. There, you'll find a yellow create with all of the masks inside.
For more, take a look at this preview video.
AK74M - Assault Rifle
AK74M is a beautiful weapon mod.
This mod has everything you want from a weapon mod. There are custom animations, custom sounds, a meticulously crafted design, and tons of customization.
Oh, and the weapon can tear apart ghouls and other adversaries with the quickness. The weapon uses 5.56 rounds as ammo.
The weapon is located on the Yangtze, a ballistic missile sub that's located in the Glowing Sea. If you aren't sure where it's located, head here.
The developer behind the AK74M mod has produced two other Fallout 4 weapon mods that we want to share with you.
The first is called 9x39 Project and it delivers two special issue rifles from the Soviet Union. They're called AS VAL and VSS. If you're interested in the history of the weapons head to those links. They'll bring you up to speed.
The Fallout 4 versions of these weapons are extremely well done and each comes with custom sounds, tons of customization, and a lot of power.
The weapons can be found in the Sentinel site, in the Glowing Sea. You can also acquire them by reaching level 30 or via a legendary drop.
For more, take a look at the video above.
This is a secondary weapon but don't be fooled. It can mow through Gunners and Ghouls with ease. The gun spits out .38 caliber ammo.
Like the rifles, the OTs-33 comes with custom sounds, animations and some optional modifications if you want to switch things up a little bit.
This pistol is a little easier to find. It'll spawn at traders, on legendary enemies, or on characters of the Gunner variety.
Carefree Vault Suit
Even those living in a post-apocalyptic world are entitled to some r&r. And if you decide to take a break from adventuring, you need the proper attire.
May we present to you, the Carefree Vault Suit from developer Crimsonrider. As you can see, it's perfect for a jaunt by the pool, a trip to the Glowing Sea, or a light jog through the Financial District.
The outfit works with male and female characters and the two versions are found at the Armorsmith Workbench under the Outfits section.
If you own all of Fallout 4's DLCs you must download this version. If you own a PS4, you have to cross your fingers and hope for some changes to Bethesda and Sony's mod policies.
If you're partaking in a second or third play through and you love Automatron's robots but don't want to go through the quest line for a second or third time, try this mod.
Automatron Unlocked is another basic mod that unlocks the ability to craft Automatron's various robots right from the beginning. The Automatron quest still requires level 15 but you can start making the robots at the crafting station right away.
While the mod unlocks all robot parts, there are still perk requirements involved which means you can't build overpowered robots once you leave Vault 111.
Sadly, this mod isn't available for PlayStation 4.
This is one of the coolest PS4 Fallout 4 weapon mods we've come across thus far.
The Winter Blade is a PS4 exclusive and it's a winter-themed weapon that tears through enemies with a Cryo damage. The blade will also freeze your enemies, a perfect Christmas gift for Raiders, Gunners and whatever else you encounter running around the Commonwealth.
The weapon's damage scales based on your level. The damage pictured here is for a level one character meaning your damage output will probably be much higher.
The weapon is located in Jamaica Plain in the town hall's basement. If you haven't cleared the area, be prepared to face a number of Ghouls.
If you're sick of the stock weaponry, try this out.
Chinese Stealth Suit
If you loved the Chinese Stealth Suit from Fallout 3 and/or Fallout New Vegas you'll want to check out this mod for the Xbox One.
The Chinese Stealth Suits from the previous installments in the Fallout series were two of our favorites so we were ecstatic when this version was released for Fallout 4. And it doesn't disappoint.
This version of the Chinese Stealth Suit looks a whole lot like the originals and it brings a solid package of features including the amazing stealth camouflage system.
As you can see in the video below, you can seamlessly switch to a stealth mode and take your enemies down in silence. They'll never know what hit 'em.
If you used it in previous games you'll feel nostalgic. If you haven't, you'll love it all the same.
Abernathy Farm Overhaul
The Abernathy Farm is one of the first settlements you come across when you first emerge from Vault 111. It's located near Red Rocket and Sanctuary Hills.
The Abernathy family's settlement is nice but modest. If you want something a little more robust and you don't want to do the heavy lifting, take a look at this mod.
Abernathy Farm Overhaul does exactly that. It overhauls the Abernathy Farm and transforms it into a magnificent settlement complete with a tower high in the sky.
There's a terrace for farming, a new building that sits atop the house that comes with the vanilla version of the settlement, and an impressive tower that comes with two functioning lifts that will take your character to the top.
It's a neat lookout and a great place to pickoff any enemies that come near your new and improved settlement.
Sanctuary Hills Overhaul
If the Abernathy Farm Overhaul piques your interest, you'll want to take a look at this mod from the same author.
Sanctuary Hills Overhaul is a beautiful take on the first settlement you encounter once your character leaves the vault and enters the wasteland.
The mod, which is available for both PS4 and Xbox One, comes with a complete wall that surrounds the settlement. It comes with a main gate and a back exit. Guard towers to protect the settlement from outsiders. Free space to build your own structures. And the highlight, a tree house in the middle of the settlement.
The tree house comes with a power lift that will take you and your companion to an extremely nice perch.
This is a perfect mod for those that don't like building new settlements but like to decorate. And it's an excellent choice for those going through a second or third play through.
Immersive Market Stores
If you've put or started putting stores in your various settlements around the Commonwealth check out this awesome mod.
The vanilla stores are just that, vanilla. Fortunately, help is just a mod away. The Immersive Market Stores mod from Crimsomrider will breathe new life into your settlement's marketplace.
This mod adds new rank three stores complete with custom meshes and animations. These help make the storefronts in the game more lively and realistic.
The butcher at the food store will carve the meat and offer 24 food and water to your settlement. The doctor at the clinic will examine samples with the microscope. The armorsmith will repair armor. Those are just a few of the changes.
Unfortunately, this one isn't available for the PS4.
80's Arcade Cabinets
Fan of the 80's? Love arcades? In need of some storage space at your settlement? If you check one or all three of these boxes this mod is probably worth a download today.
80's Arcade Cabinets for Xbox One (it's not available for PS4) introduces some nifty looking 80's arcade inspired cabinets that can be used as containers for your various items.
There are seven of them and each is based on a classic game. Pac-Nom is obviously Pac-Man. Space Invasion is obviously Space Invaders. And so on.
There's also chance that you'll be able to play these games down the road. The developer notes that the "plan is to eventually use either papyrus scripting or script extender to make the games work."
It's already good and that change would obviously make it a must-have for people who enjoy classic arcade games.
We've been waiting for this one.
In a nutshell, the mod allows you to build the unique buildings that populate the Sanctuary Hills settlement. Oddly enough, you can't do this in the vanilla version of the game.
Once you get the mod added you'll notice a new addition to your Workshop. Simply head to Structures > Metal and you'll see Pre War Sanctuary & Post War Sanctuary.
The tool allows you to snap together buildings using floors, walls, railings, and roofs. All of them look fantastic.
There are also several color options to choose from giving you a nice variety for your rebuild in Sanctuary rebuild or another part of the Commonwealth.
If you own Fallout 4 for PS4 and you're interested in a Lightsaber-type weapon for your character, take a look at this sword from developer scientist711.
With the Lite Sword mod installed you'll gain access to a unique looking sword that features a solid design, a high amount of energy damage, nice range, and some nifty sound effects.
It's an excellent alternative to the Lightsaber mods out there for the PC and the Xbox One and a solid addition to any character's arsenal.
The sword is located in the studio at Hubris Comics which means it might take some work to obtain it. If you've already cleared the store, it's an easy pickup.
With this mod installed you'll get attacked by some new types of enemies including Federals, Baseball Champions, Army Renegade, Synth Raiders, Natives, Escaped Vaultboys, and Longshoremen.
All of these enemies are unique though none of them are affiliated with the various factions you encounter around the Commonwealth.
You'll encounter these enemies all over the Commonwealth and they're hostile so they'll attack you on sight. Beware.
Red Rocket Overhaul
If you aren't fond of building settlements or you simply don't have the time to commit to the process, take a look at this modification for the popular Red Rocket Gas Station.
It comes with some amazing features including a movie projector, curtains, fireplaces, a warehouse for storage, a set of RVs, and a helipad. It also comes with enough space for your own modifications and decorations.
In addition, the mod features a unique lift system that takes you up to a large perch above the main buildings below. The perch features storage and it's also a great place to spot and/or pickoff enemies from a safe distance.
Assorted Revolutionary Flag Capes
Is your character tied to a certain faction? Do you want to show that off to the rest of the world? If you answered yes to both questions, take a look at this outstanding mod for Xbox One.
Assorted Revolutionary Flag Capes delivers country/faction flags that your character can wear draped across his or her back. 10 of them to be exact.
Feeling a special connection to the Brotherhood of Steel? Grab its flag and wear it with pride. More of a fan of Preston and the Minutemen? That flag's available too.
You'll find these flags scattered around the Commonwealth though the best place to find them is through clothing vendors.
Wacky Weapons Workshop
Once you download and enable this mod you'll be able to attach most of the game's gun mods to most of guns in the game. This opens up tons of different combinations and it ensures that you'll have a diverse set of weaponry in your arsenal.
There are few other perks too. The mod changes the construction cost of all available gun mods to remove all perk and material costs. In other words you no longer have to burn your precious materials on your gun mods.
The mod also changes the names of gun mods to include a description of the gun type they were originally for. A nice touch.
There are two versions of this mod. There's one for the base game and there's one for those that have Fallout 4's Season Pass.
FreeCrafter removes the material and perk requirements from the game's workbenches. It also has several notable features including one for the popular ballistic weave.
With this mod installed you no longer have to acquire perks or materials for items you build at the game's various workbenches. This includes Cooking Stations, the Chemistry Workbench, the Armor Workbench, the Weapons Workbench, the Power ArmorWorkbench, the Robot Workbench and, the Nuka Mixer Workbench.
If you don't have the Fallout 4 DLC installed there's also a base model that doesn't include the Robot Workbench or the Nuka Mixer Workbench.
On top of that, the mod also removes the quest and affinity requirements for ballistic weave, faction and rank specific Power Armor paints, and the discovery requirement for items like Buzzard Bites and Hallucigen Gas Grenades.
It's perfect for a second play through or for someone that doesn't have a ton of time to spend unlocking all of these recipes.
Craft Maxson Battlecoat
If you're playing Fallout 4 on the PlayStation 4 and you don't want to kill Elder Maxson to obtain is special battlecoat, this is a mod you want right now.
Craft Maxson Battlecoat allows you to do just that without killing the man. Specifically, it adds a craftable, standalone version of the coat to the game.
You'll find the coat under a clothing section at the Chemistry Station. Once you find it, you'll also notice that you can add the coveted ballistic weave, and lining, to the coat. Unfortunately, you need to unlock ballistic weave via the Railroad before it opens up.
An excellent mod, especially if you've had your eye on Maxson's coat.
Eli's Tweaks & Fixes All-In-One
First and foremost it changes the way Bobbleheads are listed in the Pip-Boy so that they are better grouped in the list. So, instead of Big Guns Bobblehead or Endurance Bobblehead it'll now read as Bobblehead - Big Guns or Bobblehead - Endurance.
It also removes the "junk" flag from a lot of unique game items like MacCready's toy soldier, Jamaica Plains items, prewar money, cigarettes, Danse's holotags and more so you won't accidentally scrap them.
We love it. We think you will too.
If you want to diversify the population of settlers in your various settlements around the Commonwealth, take a look at these excellent mods.
They all add child settlers including male children and female children. You'll also start to notice some ghoul children as well. The Xbox One version is far more robust than the PS4 versions though that's to be expected given the limitations of PS4 mods.
You can assign these children to do tasks (they are best used for farming) and they will mostly act and behave like normal settlers.
If you've been looking for more variety at your settlements, try these mods.
Minutemen Grand Castle Capital
This is one of the best Castle mods that we've come across and it's an excellent choice for anyone that's working alongside the Minutemen faction.
Minutemen Grand Castle Capital reimagines the settlement and adds a Grand Lobby, Memorial Courtyard, General’s Quarters, Barracks and a whole lot more. It looks and feels a whole lot better than the vanilla version of the Castle.
If you download this mod make sure you download the developers other mod, the Minutemen Morale Pack. It adds a ton of custom Minutemen related Workshop items which will come in handy when you go to decorate this new version of the Castle.
For more on these excellent mods, take a look at the video below.
Custom Paint for Power Armor
The lack of external resources obviously limits what developers can do with Power Armor mods for PS4 so this might be as good as it gets.
Custom Paint for Power Armor allows you to craft colored Power Armor for your character at the Power Armor Station. It supports the X-01, T-60, T-51, and T-45.
The crafting is free (it doesn't require any materials) and they all add energy resistance. You're also able to mix and match the colors if you so desire.
Currently, it brings 24 new colors to the table including Glow Red, Pitch Black, Nuka Cola, Alien, Synth Black, and Red.
The developer could add more later so keep an eye out for updates.
If you played Fallout New Vegas you might be familiar with a gun called the Bozar. It was introduced in the game's Gun Runners' Arsenal DLC. It's a classic and one that's now available in the world of Fallout 4 thanks to mods.
If you're unfamiliar with the Bozar, it's an automatic sniper rifle. So it's part sniper rifle, part machine gun. It's deadly and it's extremely accurate, perfect for a character that likes taking enemies out from a distance.
Once you have the mod installed you'll find the Bozar on enemies who typically drop Hunting Rifles, a common weapon in the Commonwealth. We had a hard time finding the gun but after a bit of hunting, it dropped.
After you acquire it, you'll be able to switch between 5.56 and .308 ammo. You can also customize it with various mods.
It's a solid weapon and one you should definitely try today. It's currently available for Xbox One.
Developers are hard at work on Fallout 4 PS4 mods and one of our early favorites is a mod simply called Dog Rug.
It's a very basic mod but it's a great one for those of you that enjoy crafting settlements and/or enjoy the company of a dog.
With the Dog Rug mod installed, you can craft an excellent-looking daisy dog mat for Dogmeat or another friendly dog in the game.
It's a nice alternative to the game's dog house.
Scrap Skeletons, Hedges, Molerat Holes & More
If you're looking for a quick way to acquire some more materials for your settlements, give this PS4 Fallout 4 mod a try.
Scrap Skeletons, Hedges, Molerat Holes & More allows you to scrap things you can't scrap for materials in the vanilla version of the game.
Skeletons will give you bone and cloth. Molerat holes will give you concrete. Trash will give you aluminum, concrete and cloth. And so on.
The developer plans to make some major changes to this mod in the future so it's one to keep an eye on as we push deeper into the year.
Faster Positive Affinity for Companions
If you use a companion(s) not named Dogmeat, you might want to give this popular PS4 Fallout 4 mod a try today.
Faster Positive Affinity for Companions increases the rate at which your character gains affinity with companions. As a reminder, you gain affinity when you do things they like. Once you're a high enough level, you can start a relationship with them and access new abilities.
In the vanilla version of the game, this takes awhile. With this mod installed, the rate at which you gain affinity is five times faster, excellent for those of you going through a second or third play through.
You'll still have to work to achieve the status you want but this mod definitely helps.
TCE - The Companions Enhanced
TCE, or, The Companions Enhanced comes with several tweaks for some of the game's more popular NPCs/companions.
There are three parts to this mod. The first is a fix for Mama Murphy's face. With this mod installed, she'll look more like a real old lady. You can get a feel for the change in the photo here. The modded version looks better than the vanilla version.
The second piece are a series of buffs for companion weapons. Currently, there are nine buffs. The list includes:
The last piece are some changes to the faces of Cait, Curie, and Piper. The mod doesn't come with a bunch of new textures. Instead, it uses vanilla textures and changes the shape and look of their faces. The results are good.
Push Away Companions
Once in awhile a quirky mod comes along and delights us. Push Away Companions is one such mod and it's worth a look if you're playing Fallout 4 on Xbox One.
Like the name suggests, Push Away Companions lets you push characters out of the way with the simple press of a button. Simply tap the X button when you're in range and you'll be able to shove the person in your way.
The mod isn't limited to companions either. You can push NPCs in your settlements and you can push brahmin if you want to be cruel.
On top of this, the push action is fully voiced. Male and female player characters have 11 different lines like "Get out of my way" and "Move."
Portable Nuka Jetpack
These mods grant your character access to an extremely powerful jetpack that can take you to great heights. Explore the Financial District from the air. Fly above the Brotherhood of Steel Vertibirds. Enjoy a bird's eye view of the Glowing Sea.
The best part is that you won't incur any fall damage if you plummet back down to earth. The jetpacks also come with ballistic weave.
The PS4 version requires Nuka World and it doesn't feature the jet flame that spews out from the bottom of the Xbox One version. But it works, and it's awesome, and that's what counts.
Jetpack - No AP or Fusion Core Drain
Jetpack - No AP or Fusion Core Drain is another handy Fallout 4 mod for PlayStation 4.
This mod doesn't let you fly to new heights or speed around the map like Superman but it does give you an extremely useful boost.
As its name suggests, the mod simply gets rid of AP and fusion core drain when you're using the Power Armor's jetpack function. A nice touch, especially for those of you that don't have a ton of fusion core's saved up.
The mod also seems to works well with the developer's other mod, the aforementioned Portable Nuka Jetpack. A potent combination.
Limited Minutemen Quests
Limited Minutemen Quests is another favorite for the PlayStation 4.
This mod, from chucksteel, stops Preston from spamming the player with those pesky Minutemen radiant quests.
With this mod installed, Preston will only give one quest at a time and will not give another until the last one is completed. It makes your quest log a little more manageable.
So if you're sick of juggling three quests from Preston Garvey and the Minutemen in your log, this mod is worth download today.
One Minutemen Radiant Quest At A Time is a solid alternative for the Xbox One.
We detail a number of excellent player homes in this list but let's start with one that's available for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Marlborough Mansion transforms a vanilla location in the game into a wonderful player home that's chock full of features.
The home comes with a day and night cycle so you'll know what you're getting into when you leave. It comes with a bed, fresh water, tons of storage space, a place to change your character's appearance, workstations, and tons of beautiful clutter to fill up the space.
It's located near the HalluciGen Inc. building and it comes with a map marker to help make it easy to find on the mini-map.
Cleaning Red Rocket
If you're playing Fallout 4 on PlayStation 4, check out this extremely handy mod. It could save you a ton of time.
Cleaning Red Rocket is a simple mod that cleans up the Red Rocket gas station near Sanctuary. The gas station is one of the first settlements you acquire in the game.
This job does all of the dirty work for you. It removes the dirt and grime inside the garage. It removes items you can't scrap for materials. It adds a nice dirt texture around the broken down truck which makes it a little easier to plant crops. It also relocates some bushes to give it a cleaner look.
If you use Red Rocket as a player home or plan to use it as a player home, this mod is a must-have.
Carry Weight Wedding Rings
As you travel around Fallout 4's wasteland you're going to pick up tons and tons and tons of stuff. Scrap, weapons, meds, armor, you name it. Unfortunately, there's a finite amount you can carry.
Carry Weight Wedding Rings adds two wedding rings that boost your bump your carry weight up by 1000. That's a significant number.
If you're tired of getting over-encumbered during your travels, consider downloading these rings. They are extremely useful.
Stronger Workshop Defenses
Stronger Workshop Defenses is quickly becoming one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods for Xbox One.
This mod adds some amazing turrets to the Defense section of the Workshop. Our favorite additions though are the bubble turrets that you can mount on the wall or ceiling of a structure. They add a ton of defense and they don't take up a ton of space.
It also comes with several turret tripods including an Alien Blaster turret and a Cryolator turret. There are laser turrets, shotgun turrets, and more.
If you're looking to beef up your settlement defense or you just want something more than the vanilla options, give this mod a try.
Have you ever dreamed about wielding a giant Firehydrant Bat to take down your enemies? Of course, you have.
With the Huge Weapons mod for Xbox One mod installed you'll gain access to gigantic weapons of mass destruction.
As of right now, the mod only features a few choices: Anchor, the Firehydrant Bat, the NukeBall, and a giant boulder. The ball and the boulder can be tossed like grenades at your unsuspecting enemies.
The developer plans to add more weapons and if you have a request be sure to let them know on the mod's board.
Sanctuary Hot Springs
This mod, as its name implies, is a hot springs located extremely close to Sanctuary Hills. Once you find the key you'll have access to a beautiful customizable player-home that allows you to decorate the space as you see fit.
The developer's disabled happiness levels and random attacks though you can dismiss NPCs and companions to both the exterior and interior of the complex.
The settlement also includes some hidden scrapping features and it also comes with fast travel capabilities making it an ideal spot for this looking to store gear or simply get some rest and relaxation away from the turmoil of the Commonwealth.
Weather Redux for PlayStation 4 is actually two mods in one.
One part of the mod delivers some changes to the storms that occasionally appear in the wasteland. Storms will now last longer and rain, fog, and mist will popup a little more frequently. Radstorms won't appear as often.
The mod also delivers some new storms including a gorgeous Plasma Storm, duststorms, and an intense thunderstorm.
The other part of the mod makes night's darker. Much darker, sometimes to the point that you can only see a few feet ahead of you. It's intense and you'll need a light to navigate.
If you'd rather have the darker nights and not the changes to the weather there is a Lite version of this mod for PS4 as well.
Looking to add some new NPCs to your game? Well then take a look at NPCs Travel, a mod that adds more than 80 new types of NPCs to the game.
You'll see these NPCs in over 200 locations around the Commonwealth and you'll be able to interact peacefully with a few of them.
For instance, the hunter will sell items that he or she obtained via, yup, hunting. Scavengers will sell you a bunch of junk.
If you want to liven up your travels around Fallout 4's vast world, try this mod. It'll spice up your adventuring. Oh, and it's now available for PS4.
If you're looking for a unique player home inside the confines of Diamond City, look no further than this exellent mod.
Outfield Retreat adds a small player home in the outfield of Fenway Park, now known as Diamond City. While this player home isn't ideal for those that want tons and tons of storage space, it still makes for a nice little abode outside of the bustling market.
The small home comes with a double bed, a day and night cycle, a clean water supply which is perfect for Survival Mode, a Bobblehead shelf, and more.
It's an incredible mod and comes highly recommended.
Fan the Hammer - Fast Firing .44 Revolver
We love this mod.
Fan the Hammer allows you to fire a pistol like Clint Eastwood or a character from The Quick and The Dead would in a western flick.
With this mod installed you can create a slip receiver. This slip receiver allows you to "fan the hammer" which allows you to rapidly fire bullets out of your gun. It's not as effective as pulling the trigger but it looks really, really cool.
See for yourself in the video below.
Deadly Raiders Of the Commonwealth
Deadly Raiders of the Commonwealth is an excellent overhaul for the Raider faction you encounter all over the Commonwealth.
This mod adds brand new Raider spawns including bases that are populated by 40+ Raiders. On top of that, the mod adds new Raider types including bosses that are more difficult to take down.
New Raider types include Raider Juggernaut, Raider Beastmaster and Raider Chieftain. The Raider bosses include The Governor, The Mountain, and Warlord Negan.
If you're already hundreds of hours into the game, supercharging Raiders will provide you with some new challenges to conquer. It's quickly becoming one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods.
Deadly Bosses of the Commonwealth
If you want to spice the Commonwealth up a little bit more than that (that being the Deadly Raiders of the Commonwealth mod), check out Deadly Bosses of the Commonwealth.
Deadly Bosses of the Commonwealth is still in beta but the product the developer has out right now is pretty amazing. Like its name suggests, the mod adds some new and exciting bosses to the game. Currently, there are eight different bosses, each with their own weapons and features.
Each boss poses a unique challenge to the Sole Survivor. The mod is worth a download if you're looking for some additional challenges during your playthrough.
For more info, take a look at the video below.
B-35C Heavy BoS Armor
Getting tired of the same old Brotherhood of Steel power armor? Well then take a look at this excellent Power Armor mod from xgamer468.
The B-35C Heavy BoS Armor is a piece of heavy combat armor that's perfect for those heading into intense combat or an area with intense radiation.
The vanilla version of the armor looks fantastic but the developer's added a bit of customization. The armor comes with several different decals, visor colors, two different paintjobs, and more.
Once you get the mod on board you can purchase it via Proctor Teagan, find it on fallen Brotherhood of Steel soldiers, or near Vault 111.
Laser Bolt FX
If you played Fallout 1, Fallout 2, or Fallout Tactics you might remember the projectile style ammunition from the various laser weapons. Ammo from Fallout 4's laser weapons behaves differently.
If you enjoyed the projectile fire from the older games, take a look at Laser Bolt FX. This mod brings the visual style from the older Fallout games to Fallout 4.
With the mod installed you'll notice a change to all red and blue laser beams. Instead of beams you'll shoot red and blue projectiles at your enemies.
Take a look at the mod's preview video below to get a sense. The effects are especially brilliant during battles at night.
The Widow Shotgun
The Widow Shotgun is one of the coolest Fallout 4 mods weapon mods we've come across for console.
This custom sawn off double-barrelled shotgun comes with an impressive set of features including the beautiful graphic that's engraved on the top of the weapon.
On top of the outstanding design, The Widow Shotgun comes with short and long stocks, six receiver mods, seven kinds of ammo, zoom customization, a muzzle break, suppressors, and custom sounds for loud and silenced.
It's a nice package and it can be found hidden away in a cellar in Concord, one of the first cities you visit in the game.
Aquatic Bestiary, Sea Life to the Commonwealth
Want to add some new sea creatures/enemies to Fallout 4's various bodies of water? Well then take a look at this compelling mod from MisterOverseer.
With Aquatic Bestiary, Sea Life to the Commonwealth installed you'll start noticing some new radioactive creatures lurking in the depths. Most of the creatures are found in the massive sea but you'll notice some in the smaller bodies that dot the map.
You'll stumble upon Dolphins (some will glow, others will appear albino). You'll run into shrimp. And you might also encounter some crawfish if you explore the rivers and lakes.
The mod also includes a new Fisherman's shack located across the river from Taffington's Boathouse.
TravelBag is one of our favorite backpack mods.
The TravelBag is a travel bag that's inspired by the popular Travel BackPack mod for Skyrim. The pack comes with a functional lantern and several other add-ons (gas mask, sword) that you can toggle on and off if you wish.
There are also two bags to choose from when you create it at the game's Chem Station. A standard 54 slot backpack and a 61 slot pack.
It looks great and provides some utility. A winning combo in the Commonwealth.
Don't Call Me Settler
With the Don't Call Me Settler mod enabled, your settlers will automatically renamed, something that adds a bit of realism and character to your various settlements around the Commonwealth.
The names are appropriate for the settler's gender and the mod dynamically assigns a job title to each inhabitant.
There's also an in-game gender ratio setting that you can play around with and settler protection tweaks that allow you to tag settlers with Essential, Protected, and Mortal tags. You can also change the settler spawn rate if you wish.
This is one of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods and we're glad that its finally made its way over to the Xbox One.
The Castle Revamp
If you want to change the look of The Castle settlement but don't want to put the hard work in, take a look at this Fallout 4 mod.
The Castle Revamp is a settlement overhaul that turns the massive settlement into a much better looking massive settlement. It adds tons of grass and trees.
It also expands the settlement boundry, gets rid of some of the holes in the walls, and deletes the clutter on The Castle's grounds.
It's an excellent take on the Minutemen's base and one to consider if you continue to find yourself in The Castle when you play.
A fan favorite from the PC has made it over to the Xbox One.
Scrap Everything is an extremely popular PC Fallout 4 mod and we think Xbox One (and perhaps PS4 owners) are going to love using it.
This mod is an extremely useful tool that allows you to scrap just about anything in the game. So if you want to scrap Sanctuary down to a huge empty plot of land, you can do that.
You can't do that with the vanilla version of the game making this an ideal mod for those that love to build expansive settlements.
Crystal Clear Water
If you're interested in exploring Fallout 4's bodies of water and you want to make it a whole lot easier on yourself, take a look at this mod.
Crystal Clear Water makes all of the bodies of water in the game extremely clear. In turn, this enables you to see items that are buried in their depths.
There are valuable items buried underwater and there are also some secrets and easter eggs worth discovering.
This mod takes the fun out of underwater exploration but if you're short on time it'll come in handy.
Some Fallout 4 mods brighten the Commonwealth with plants and grass. Others, like Moribund World, make it look bleaker.
The word moribund literally means that something is lacking vitality or vigor. With this mod installed on your console, the Commonwealth is transformed into a much darker environment, similar to the previous versions of Fallout.
The developer created this mod in an attempt to recreate the atmosphere of Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas. And for a 69.2 KB file, Moribund World does a pretty darn good job.
As you traverse the new version of the Commonwealth you'll notice a change in the lighting and you'll also see a change in the weather. The video below will show you what to expect from both.
Visible Galaxy 4K
There are a number of mods that improve the look of the sky above the Commonwealth but this might just be the most spectacular of the bunch.
Visible Galaxy 4K adds a gorgeous version of the Milky Way galaxy to the game's sky. It looks absolutely stunning.
The photo here will give you some idea but we highly recommend taking a look at the video below to get the full effect.
If you want to add some more eye candy to your game, this mod is perfect for you.
Looking to cut your enemies down with the iconic weapon from the Star Wars movies? If the answer is yet, this is the mod for you.
The Lightsaber is a mod that lets you wield the popular Jedi weapon. It's the best looking lightsaber mod we've come across and it comes with some customization options you don't get from the other mods.
Once you build your lightsaber you can pick your color (there are 13 different colors) and the length of the blade (standard, long, short or small).
You can also opt for an unstable lightsaber which grants you more power and comes with a neat little ripple effect.
Once you've got everything selected you can head out there and deal deal Electrical, Radiation or Cryo damage to your enemies.
You can't drive cars around in the vanilla version of Fallout 4 so mods like APC Transport are the next best thing.
APC Transport adds a modified vehicle to the game and you can use this vehicle to travel around to various places on the map making it perfect for the game's Survival Mode. It also works well in the normal version of the game.
Here are a few of the mod's features:
It's an extremely cool way to get around the Commonwealth and it's worth a look if you're tired of the same modes of transportation.
APC Home on the Move is a nice alternative.
If you get into a difficult fight, Stingray Support is going to come in handy.
With this mod enabled, you're able to call in air support from a Stingray Military jet. Simply craft a few flares and throw one to mark the spot.
You can call in a bombing run to destroy your enemies or, if you need supplies, you can have the plane drop some crucial aid.
Unfortunately, flares cannot be used indoors at this time.
Visible Companion Affinity
The Visible Companion Affinity mod for console allows you to see how much affinity you're getting from each interaction. That's big.
With this mod installed you can see exactly how much it increases when you do something good and exactly how much it decreases when you do something your companion doesn't like.
The video below will give you an idea about how this works.
If you hate having to guess at your Companions Affinity level, this mod will come in handy during your questing around the Commonwealth.
The Beantown Interiors Project
The Commonwealth is full of people to kill, places to visit and buildings to explore. However, you might've noticed that many of those buildings are boarded up and inaccessible. This mod aims to reduce that number.
The Beantown Interiors Project is a sister mod to Fallout 3's D.C. Interiors Project and Fallout New Vegas's N.V. Interiors Project and it's goal is to open up as many inaccessible buildings as possible.
So far, the developer's populated buildings in Concord, five in Forest Grove Marsh, one in Lexington, and three in Jamaica Plains. This is an ongoing project so we expect a ton more to open up before everything is said and done.
This is mod is available for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4.home
Shaikujin's Better Settlement Alerts
One of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods is now available for Xbox One.
If you're at all invested in settlement management, there's a good chance you've seen an alert asking you to protect one of your settlements. These alerts can be easy to miss in the vanilla version of the game. That's where this mod comes in.
Shaikujin's Better Settlement Alerts is 1000x better than the vanilla settlement attack alert. Instead of just flashing on the screen, this mod creates a little pop up that won't go away until you read the text and click OK. Doesn't sound like much but it's extremely helpful if you have a ton of settlements under your control.
And yes, it supports all three Fallout 4 DLC packs: Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor.
NCR Veteran Ranger Armor
We're huge fans of Fallout New Vegas. We're also huge fans of the NCR (New California Republic) Rangers. If you're anything like us, you're going to love this mod.
The NCR Ranger Veteran Armor mod allows you to your Fallout 4 character up like an NCR Ranger. The armor looks fantastic and it's a bit of nostalgia for those of us that loved Fallout New Vegas.
For more, take a look at the video below. It outlines the outfit's various features in great detail.
Institute Portal Gun
If you haven't tried the Institute Portal Gun yet, make sure you give it a try. It's fun to use and it'll provide you with some hilarious moments, guaranteed.
The Institute Portal Gun shoots, you guessed it, portals. One is blue, one is orange. (If you've played the Portal games this probably sounds familiar.)
The portals allow you to get to areas like the grandstands in Diamond City or to the top of the water towers located around the Commonwealth. You can also use it to quickly escape battles or quickly steal items when the owners aren't looking.
Tons of possiblities, tons of fun, highly recommended.
A classic Fallout 4 mod for the PC has finally made its way over to console.
True Storms revamps the storm systems features in Fallout 4. From the rain to the thunder to the radiation storms, there are some impressive changes features in this amazing modification.
If you're a Season Pass holder, there is True Storms add-on that works with Far Harbor, the massive piece of DLC Bethesda released in 2016.
If you're looking to add another powerful weapon to your arsenal, take a look at this standalone Fallout 4 weapon.
The Handmade Revolver from FappaR is an excellent weapon mod that's based off some the Fallout 4 concept art from Bethesda itself.
It comes with a host of attachements and it's extremely easy to find once you get the mod up and running on you console. It's located on the fireplace in the shed at Walden Pond.
It looks fantastic and it will fit right in with the other weapons you've collected around the Commonwealth. It's quickly becoming one of our favorites.
If you're looking for another place to call home, look no further than this exceptional Fallout 4 mod that adds a submarine to your collection of player homes.
The mod is called Dauntless - Submarine Player Home and it gifts you a gorgeous submarine that features a number of different rooms, each with a purpose.
What's also nice is that you can move this home around. Yes, the Dauntless can move around the map making it ideal for weary travelers.
For more, take a look at the video below.
The Assault Flamer is a compact flamethrower that comes with a couple of other fire modes that will make it an excellent addition to your arsenal of weapons.
During your travels you may have come across the Flamer. This is a smaller version of that weapon. Its fire rate is a little bit different (54, its 90 on the regular Flamer) and its damage output is 19 compared to 12 on the larger model.
It also comes with a few different firing modes. There's an ice mode to freeze your enemies and a poison mode that's good against fellow humans. Both are excellent alternatives.
It's a nifty weapon, especially in the end game, and it's worth a look today.
The Gunslinger Outfits
The Commonwealth can feel a little bit like a futuristic wild west so why not add some western-looking apparel to your game.
The Gunslinger Outfits are among the best looking outfits we've seen on the marketplace. The mod adds two new armors (they both feature the Vault 111 logo on the back) and a hat. The hat gives you a +2 Luck bonus when worn.
The outfits look fantastic and they're also compatible with ballistic weave. You can also add a lining to the outfit if you want.
For more on these outfits, head here.
Loaded Loading Screens
Getting tired of looking at the same old quips on the Fallout 4 loading screen? If you are, this is the perfect mod for you.
Loaded Loading Screens adds some humor to the phrases you see when your game is loading up. Every single loading screen, outside of the ones for the Fallout 4 DLC, has been altered in some way and some of them are absolutely hysterical.
An extremely basic one but one that will be good for several laughs while you wait to kill your next Gunner or Raider.
This mod is now available for the PlayStation 4 as well.
We love the Enclave and wish they had an official presence in Fallout 4's Commonwealth. They don't but you can change that with Enclave Encounters.
The mod adds, you betcha, Enclave Encounters to the game. So, with this mod installed, you'll encounter Enclave enemies that scale to your level. There are patrols and there are also a number of different enemies including snipers, soldiers, heavy soldiers, and scientists. There are also Enclave outposts.
You need all of the DLC for the mod to work so if you're holding the Season Pass, you're in good shape. If you don't, you'll need to look elsewhere for your Enclave fix.
Fortunately, we have others listed here.
Glowing Animals Emit Light
When you roam around Boston at night you might encounter some creatures that glow in the dark. With this mod installed they will be impossible to miss.
The Glowing Animals Emit Light is a simple mod that adds a light source to creatures that glow in the dark. The bigger the creature, the brighter the light.
So if you happen to come across a glowing Deathclaw, it's going to give off a brilliant light that makes it a whole lot easier to spot/fight.
An awesome choice for those of you that are scared of the dark.
Looking to get more out of the Pip-Boy's flashlight? Look no further than this Pip-Boy Flashlight mod that dramatically overhauls the lighting and your lighting options.
The mod includes brand new textures, dynamic shadows, sound effects, animations, volumetric light/spill, and even increased light throw. And yes, you should be able to switch from first person to third person without any glitchiness.
It's a stripped down version of the mod for PC but we still enjoy and recommend it to anyone looking for something more from the Pip-Boy's lamp.
T-49 Armor of the Storyteller
Looking for more Power Armor to add to your collection? Take a look at this amazing mod from developer unoctium.
The T-49 Armor of the Storyteller mod brings a new set of power armor into the game, complete with its own lore and customization options.
On top of the usual modifications, you can also use the Desert Recon and White Death subtypes. Desert Recon adds a camera to the side of the armor and allows you to charge it in sunlight. White Death comes with a stabilizer making it easier to snipe and the ability to see through walls.
This is one of the coolest Fallout 4 Power Armor mods out there for console and one that you should try right now.
Overgrowth, Immersive Living Forests and Grasslands
Like some of the other mods listed here, Overgrowth adds a ton of greenery to the Commonwealth. The mod adds green trees, bushes and grass and it does so without taking up a ton of space on your hard drive.
Unlike some of the other mods listed here, Overgrowth is extremely small for both the PS4 and Xbox One. We're talking 6.8MB small. That's tiny.
Fortunately, the mod packs a huge punch and you can get a feel for the changes in the walkthrough video below.
Renovated Furniture adds over 120 new items to the game and it does so without taking a huge chunk of your hard drive.
The mod is under 70MB and it offers tons and tons of items to help decorate your settlements. You'll find new chairs, new tables, new bookcases, new fridge types, new beds, and more.
They look great and give you an assortment of options once you get bored of the vanilla settlement items in the game.
It's a fantastic Xbox One Fallout 4 mod and one you'll want to if you're into building out settlements around the wasteland.
If you want to add some new weapons to your arsenal, take a look at MCAM, also known as MikeMoore's MCAM - Melee Collectable and Adventure Mod - Weapons!. It's becoming an extremely popular mod for console.
MCAM adds 30 new melee weapons to the game. If you have a melee character, this mod is going to be a good one to have.
Some of the weapons are easy to find, others will need to be taken off the hands of enemies. Not that that stopped you before.
For more, take a look at the video below.
Costume Party Coats Plus
Have you ever wanted to wear Maxson's coat without having the kill the guy? If so, this is the Fallout 4 mod for you.
Costume Party Coats Plus allows you to create three distinct pieces of clothing, one of which is the coat from the Brotherhood of Steel's leader. In addition, you're able to construct a bomber jacket and a Brotherhood of Steel labcoat. All of them look great.
You can equip these articles of clothing to your character or, if you feel like it, give them to one of your companions.
Nick Valentine looks great in a battlecoat.
No Borders - Far Harbor
If you're looking to expand your horizons, take a look at this extremely simple but extremely awesome mod from developer Bradenm1.
With this No Borders - Far Harbor mod installed, you won't encounter any borders around the island Bethesda added with the Far Harbor DLC.
With the borders removed you're free to roam around the unofficial part of the map. Who knows what you might find...
Unfortunately, there isn't a PS4 version.
Place Anywhere is quickly becoming one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods for console.
This mod allows you to place objects anywhere including in red zones where the vanilla version of the game prohibits items.
In addition to being able to place objects in red zones, the mod also provides you with some other useful abilities including:
It's an amazing mod for settlement builders.
Thematic and Practical
Thematic and Practical is a new Fallout 4 mod that delivers some new objects to use in your settlement Workshop.
Currently, the mod features two themes, Scavenger and Trading Emporium. Both add new objects including beds, tables, new meshes for stores, new walls, new foundations, and more.
The Trading Emporium items are excellent for storefronts inside your various settlements. The canopies in particular are excellent.
If you're looking for a few more items for your settlements, try this mod. It's in alpha which means it should only get better.
Synth Overhaul - C.A.S.T.
MaaroTakai's Synth Overhaul mod is one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods for the console and it's worth a look right now if you're tired of fighting the same synths over and over and over again.
This mod aims to provide more variety when it comes to the types of synths you see in the game. It delivers new versions of synth armor that look outstanding and fit right into the game.
There are currently 70 armor pieces, 28 different helmets, and 24 synth uniforms. It comes at the cost of a 100MB download but it's worth it.
If you want a better look at all of the armor combinations, take a look at this collection of screenshots from the game.
Unified Clothing Overhaul
Unified Clothing Overhaul, also known as UCO, is an essential mod for those of you who enjoy customizing the look of your character.
This mod adds a number of new customization options for clothing and armor. You can get a taste of some of those options in the screenshot above and the video below.
It features a number of other useful features like Layer which allows you to wear armor pieces over all clothing and armor. It also comes with a Legendary Swap ability that lets you legendary effects to items that don't have them.
It's an amazing mod and one that you'll probably want to download right now. It's really, really good. There's also a version available for PS4.
Spring in the Commonwealth
If you want to give the Commonwealth a little more character consider installing this Fallout 4 mod on your console.
With Spring in the Commonwealth installed on your Xbox One, the ground beneath you will come to life with flowers and grass.
The Cow Parsely and Lupines look fantastic and these tweaks bring a world devastated by nuclear fallout to life.
The developer plans to tweak and improve the mod so it should only get better from here. It's worth a install if you're tired of looking at the bleak horizon.
ReGrowth - Definitive Console Edition seeks to overhaul the look and feel of the flora in the Commonwealth.
With ReGrowth on board, the desolate lands of Fallout 4 will turn green with beautiful looking plants and trees. It's truly stunning and it's certainly a different feel than what you get from the vanilla version of Bethesda's world.
The video below will show you how ReGrowth changes the world and it's highly recommended if you want to change things up a little bit.
We love both of these "green" mods and recommend them without hesitation.
The vanilla flashlights in the game are good but not great. If you're looking for a change check out the Tactical Flashlights mod.
This mod adds six new wearable flashlight mods to Fallout 4. Each flashlight will take up an armor slot though each will add some bonuses to your character's stats. And yes, you can ballistic weave to a few of the options.
All six look great and there's a good chance one of them will match the outfit your character is rocking. For a dive into the look and feel of each, watch the video.
Cheat Menu (Ultimate Holotape Menu)
If you're tired of using exploits, think about installing this mod that allows you to create caps and more out of thin air.
Cheat Menu (Ultimate Holotape Menu) adds a section to your Pip-Boy that allows you create caps, ammo, weapons, Stimpacks, food and drinks, crafting materials, perk points, and quest items.
As a bonus, you can even spawn a Deathclaw companion, something you can't do in the vanilla version of the game.
The developer is planning to add a number of items to the PC version of the mod so you can expect the console version of to get updates as well.
If you don't mind cheating, this is a must-have Fallout 4 mod for Xbox One.
This mod isn't available for PS4. If you're looking for a solid alternative, check out Cheat Room.
WET - Water Enhancement Textures
Another favorite from the vast selection of PC mods, WET (Water Enhancement Textures) is a mod you should take a look at if you want to improve the looks of your game.
WET improves the look of the water in the game. It looks more dynamic than the vanilla version and it's not as repetitive. This is big because a good portion of Fallout 4's map is made up of water. This mod is also big because it doesn't hamper performance.
The developer still has a long way to go with development for the Xbox One but it looks great and runs fine out of the gate.
Give it a go next time you head to the marketplace. We think you'll like what you see.
Wasteland Creatures Redone
Wasteland Creatures Redone is an excellent PC mod that recently made its way over to the Xbox One. It's worth looking into if you want to change the look of Bloatflies, Brahmin and more.
With this mod enabled, creatures in the game will be retextured to look more vibrant. You can get a feel for the stunning changes in the video below. Here's the full list of modified creatures.
It's a huge file, 400+MB, but we think it's worth the download if your hard drive can manage it.
Outfit Switcher is extremely useful if you're constantly changing the look of your Fallout 4 character.
This mod allows you to save outfit loadouts for quick access. Instead of searching through your inventory for individual pieces to put on, this mod allows you to select your favorite loadout and equip all of the items instantaneously. It's a time saver.
There are some limitations but it works well with most items.
If this sounds like something you're interested in, take a look at the video below. It will quickly show you how this outstanding Fallout 4 mod works.
Standalone Construction Power Armor
If you've exhausted all of the vanilla Power Armor and you're looking for a unique set, check out this piece of armor.
The Construction Power Armor is a standalone set of Power Armor with stats that fall in between the popular T-51 and T-60 sets.
There are three sets of Construction Power Armor in the game. To snag this armor, you'll need to find the parts. They are located in the town of Concord, one of the first towns you encounter in the game.
It's one of our favorite Power Armor mods and we think you'll love it.
Dino's Decorations adds a ton of clutter arrangements for your various settlements. If you like decorating, this is a mod you'll want.
This mod adds some neat looking static items for your settlements including kitchenware and lab tools. Once you add them to a surface, your character/companion won't be able to knock them around.
Once you get the hang of it, you can make it look like the settlers in your settlement are actually living there while you're out fighting the good fight.
Pipboy Light Cast Shadows
If you want to improve the way the Pip Boy's light looks and feels at night, take a look at this neat Fallout 4 mod.
The Pipboy Light Cast Shadows mod makes the light brighter while also adding dynamic shadows to enhance the experience.
The result is pretty stunning and a number of people have said that they won't be going back to the vanilla version. It's that good.
If you want a change of pace, give it a shot. Just be aware that there are a few kinks the developer needs to work out. The same goes for many of these mods.
Enclave X-02 Power Armor
If you played Fallout 3, you know the Enclave. And if you loved Fallout 3, and the Enclave, you might like this new suit of Power Armor.
With this mod installed, you get access to the Enclave X-02 Power Armor. There are some hiccups to work through but it looks absolutely fantastic on console.
If you're looking to add another piece of Power Armor to your collection or if you simply love the idea of roaming around as a member of the Enclave in Fallout 4, this is a must-have mod.
If you want to see it in action, check out the video below.
Enclave Carbon and Plasma Pipboy
If you want to bring more Enclave-inspired items into your game, you'll also want to take a look at this awesome Pip Boy skin.
The Enclave Carbon and Plasma Pipboy replaces the regular ole Pip Boy with a darker Enclave theme. It looks great and it's perfect for a stealthy character.
Like the other Pip Boy skins here, this mod doesn't do anything other than change the look and feel of the gadget on your character's wrist.
Submersible Power Armor
If you're a fan of the Bioshock series, you'll want to take a look at this excellent Fallout 4 Power Armor modification.
The Submersible Power Armor is inspired by the Big Daddies in Bioshock. It looks great but there's more to it than just looks.
This piece of armor allows you to explore the depths of the Commonwealth's various bodies of water, a boost to movement speed, and an increase to your carrying capacity. There's also a custom headlamp with some nice color choices.
The developer is planning some more updates in the future so keep an eye out for those changes in the weeks ahead.
Companion Infinite Ammo and Unbreakable Power Armour
This mod has the potential to save you from a headache.
With Companion Infinite Ammo and Unbreakable Power Armour on board your console, your companion will have unlimited ammunition and their Power Armor will become unbreakable. Imagine that!
What this does is it cuts down on the amount of attention you need to give them. You don't need to spend ammo on them and you don't need to use resources to repair their Power Armor every time it breaks during combat.
And yes, it works with Survival Mode.
This mod isn't available for Sony's console but another Infinite Companion Ammo mod is indeed available for the PlayStation 4.
In the vanilla version of Fallout 4 you can only wear certain articles of clothing underneath your armor. With this mod installed, you can wear whatever you want.
With Under-Wear installed on your console you're able to wear any clothing or outfits underneath your armor of choice. That's not all.
The mod also allows you to put ballistic weave on any clothing, outfits, or headgear. This includes the dog armor you likely have on Dogmeat.
It's an excellent mod and it's perfect for those that want to frequently change the look of their character.
WRVR - New Companion and Radio Station
Enjoy listening to the Fallout 4 radio stations but want another option? Try the WRVR - New Companion and Radio Station mod.
When installed, this mod transforms the WRVR radio station into the real deal. It features new music, commentary from the DJ, advertisements, and monologues. You can also recruit the DJ to become your companion. How cool is that.
Huge props goes out to the team that created this extremely well done Fallout 4 mod. For more, check out the video below.
Want to play as a ghoul in Fallout 4? There's a Fallout 4 mod for that.
Playable Ghouls is a very basic mod that allows you to transform your character into a human that's been irradiated by radioactive fallout.
If you start from scratch, your ghoulish customization options are limited to hair. If you transform a character that's already in the Fallout universe, they'll keep everything.
You can get a feel for the mod in the video below.
We're always on the lookout for new and exciting player homes and this is another interesting one that we think you should try today.
Airship - Player Home and Settlement is exactly that. A player home and settlement that's centered around an airship. To build the airship you must obtain the Airship schematics from Proctor Quinlan aboard the Prydwen.
Once you obtain those, you build the airship at Spectacle Island. Once it's built, you can travel around the map and even take out a personal vertibird if the situation calls for it.
If you're looking for a new and interesting home for your character, give this one a try. We're digging it.
The Wild Wasteland
If you played Fallout New Vegas you might be familiar with a trait called The Wild Wasteland. If you aren't, know that it added some random, and funny, encounters to the game. We enjoyed it and that's why we enjoy this mod.
The Wild Wasteland is a mod for Fallout 4 that seeks to recreate the trait from Fallout New Vegas. The mod adds new and random encounters, some items, and some easter eggs. If you like exploring, you'll like this mod because it adds some new wrinkles.
We don't want to give anything way but you can dig into the details right over here.
After awhile, the lockpick mini game becomes pretty boring. So why not change things up a little bit?
Locky You introduces some lockpicking alternatives to the game. You can shoot locks and open doors. You can kick doors open. You can even detonate doors if you feel like.
It's a cool twist on an action you perform every single time you fire up your game. If hate the current system, give this one a try.
Nuka World Clothing and Items
If the content in the Nuka World DLC isn't enough, take a look at this excellent Nuka World related mod from developer ShroudLegacy.
The Nuka World Clothing and Items mod adds a number of Nuka World items including shirts, beds, flags, coffee mugs, and even a set of bath robes.
There's also a brand new Nuka Mystery Flavor which will hum the Nuka World amusement park's theme song as you drink it.
If you're obsessed with Fallout 4's Nuka World and/or the Nuka-Cola Corporation, this mod will be of interest to you.
It's a work in progress but the developer of Winter Overhaul is off to a good start.
This mod adds snow to the Commonwealth. And it's smart about it. For instance, if you're walking through a dense forest, there will be a ton of snow. Wide open areas like marshes won't have as much.
The developer has also released a companion mod that adds snow to the game's roads, sidewalks, and some bridges.
We expect this mod to improve over time so keep an eye out for frequent updates.
Getting tired of Dogmeat's heavy dog armor? Then you probably want to check out this mod that adds a brand new harness for your canine companion.
K-9 Harness - Tactical Body Armor and Backpack for Dogmeat adds exactly that, a piece of body armor that protects the dog from harm.
It comes in a number of different colors including forest camo and police blue and it's fully moddable with support for ballistic weave, side pouches, a backpack, and more.
It's an outstanding mod and worth a look if you use Dogmeat as your follower.
Decoration & Furniture Expansion Pack
Looking to add some new items to your settlements? Check out Decoration & Furniture Expansion Pack.
This mod currently adds over 200 new items to Fallout 4 and the developer continues to add new items on a daily basis.
What's included? It features a number of prewar items, miscellaneous items like a cash register and kitchen bar, food planters, flags, and a whole lot more.
If you don't want to pay for workshop items (Fallout 4's DLC comes with tons of additions) or if you want more than what comes in the game's DLC, for free, download this mod.
D.E.C.A.Y - Better Ghouls
By now, you've probably slaughtered an untold number of ghouls. They're all over the Commonwealth and they're one of the most common adversaries.
Thing is, many of them look exactly the same so killing them can (and probably will) start to feel a bit monotonous after awhile. This mod will help with that.
D.E.C.A.Y - Better Ghouls diversifies the look of the ghouls you'll come across during your travels. You'll see exposed bones, an array of cuts and wounds, tears, missing parts, and more.
The mod is a work in progress but we've enjoyed it thus far. If you're tired of seeing the same old ghouls, give it a try.
An essential Fallout 4 mod.
Snap'n Build is an extremely useful settlement building tool. When enabled, you'll see a new Snap'n Build tab under the Structures tab in the Workshop.
Once you're in there, you'll gain access to easy-to-build structures. Examples include a Greenhouse, a bunker, brick houses, and more. There's also an in-game configuration menu that makes it extremely easy to navigate.
So if you want to add some additional structures to your settlement and you don't want to spend a mind-boggling time doing so, take a look at this mod.
This should've probably been included in the vanilla version of the game, but it wasn't, so mods have done the job.
Looks Mirror adds a new item for your settlement: A mirror. Not just any old mirror though. This mirror can be used to change your character's appearance at any point.
Simply walk up to it and you'll be able to edit how you see fit. This is a necessary addition to most settlements, yours included.
Give it a shot.
If you used Skyrim mods, you might remember Dynavision. Well, it's also available for Fallout 4 and Xbox One at that.
When enabled, Dynavision provides the user with auto-focus and a depth of field effect you might get from a camera.
What this means is that objects you're looking at will stay in focus while stuff in the background will blur. It's a neat effect and particularly cool for those of us that like to share screen shots of the game.
The photo here is an example of what you get from Dynavision and you can take a look at the full gallery right here. You can also take a look at the video below.
M2045 Magnum Revolver Rifle
The M2045 Magnum Revolver Rifle is, without a doubt, one of the coolest looking Fallout 4 mods on the marketplace.
This mod adds a standalone weapon called the M2045 Magnum Revolver Rifle, a powerful gun that can stop enemies in their tracks.
Like many of the other Fallout 4 weapons mods listed here, the M2045 Magnum Revolver Rifle comes with some customization options including receivers, stocks and sights.
It looks great and the developer is in the process of delivering some improvements that should make it even better.
Vault 88 Enhanced
If you've got the Vault-Tec DLC installed you'll want to take a look at this mod that enhances the add-ons Vault 88.
The mod's full name is Vault 88 Enhanced: More Space - New Rooms - New Workshop Items - No Limits and it delivers on these promises.
With it installed, you'll get three times more building space, more than 50 vault dwellers, new room types, new decorations, new experiments, and more.
The developer will be releasing new content throughout the summer and fall so we expect this mod to improve as time goes on.
If you're unsatisfied with the vanilla version of Vault 88, give this mod a shot.
Survival Quick Save
If you're playing Fallout 4 on Survival Mode or if you're planning to start soon, make sure you take a look at this Fallout 4 mod. It could be a life/time saver.
When you want to save in the vanilla version of Survival Mode, you need to find a bed. Beds, as you might've noticed, can be hard to come by. They can also be difficult to reach if you're off in the wildnerness, surrounded by enemies.
This mod allows you to use a Quick Save function in Survival Mode. That's it. It's a small but important change that many of you will probably end up wanting/needing.
Valdacil's Item Sorting
Valdacil's Item Sorting is one of the best Fallout 4 management mods out there and one that you should consider downloading today.
Like many of the other mods here, Valdacil's Item Sorting is a simple mod that brings great value to console players. With it enabled, you'll see items renamed with sorting tags that help make it easier to stay organized within your inventory. Here are the various tags:
Aid (Vanilla Weight) Ammo (Vanilla Weight) ArmorBySlot CosmeticsByClass ExplosivesSortTop Junk (Better) Misc (Vanilla Weight) Mods (Vanilla Weight) NotJunk Perks Weapons DLC: Automatron DLC: Far Harbor.
This is one of our favorite mods for the PC and it's one that we think Xbox One owners will appreciate.
Settlements, especially large settlements, can be pretty loud. And sometimes, you just want to escape from the humming of 10+ generators. This mod allows you to escape the noise.
The Quieter Settlements allows you to adjust volume for different sounds. For instance, you can lower the sound of turrets, generators, hammering, water purifiers, and more.
It's not the most complex mod out there but it's a nice one to have if you get tired of hearing the same thing every time you visit one of your settlements.
We really enjoy it.
If you're looking to expand the list of armor in the game, the CROSS Cybernetics mod is one to take a look at.
This mod delivers a light version of the game's Power Armor that you construct at a special Cyber Crafting Bench.
There are several different pieces of armor and each of them comes with a significant amount of customization, far more than you get with vanilla armor. There are firmware upgrades, implants, paints, patterns, and more.
The armor also looks fantastic, like it belongs in the game, an added perk for one of the best Fallout 4 armor mods out there right now.
If you've exhausted all of the armor in the game and you want something new, consider CROSS Cybernetics. We love it.
If you want to spice things up from a weapons standpoint, take a look at the CROSS PlasRail. It adds an excellent weapon into the mix.
The CROSS PlasRail is a customization gun that comes with five different barrels, each with their own unique method of destruction.
You can create the gun at a Chem Lab if you're high enough level but it'll also drop on enemies of a certain level giving you something to work for. (And for those that don't want to level or battle enemies, it's also hidden around the Commonwealth.)
It's an excellent addition to any arsenal and it seamlessly fits into Fallout 4's world. It feels like it belongs. Give it a try and see if you agree.
CROSS Fireworks Cannon
Developer Niero is back with another Cross-branded Fallout 4 mod for console and this one is a doozy.
CROSS Fireworks Cannon is a unique weapon mod that allows you to shoot Large-Rockets, Large-Clusters, and Mini Rockets at your enemies. The results are pretty spectacular and the Large-Clusters include a patriotic smoke trail version.
In addition to shooting off unique ammo, the CROSS Fireworks Cannon features mods and paint jobs that allow you to customize your new weapon to fit your style.
You can create the weapon but you'll also find it on enemies and in locations around the Commonwealth.
Flags of the Wasteland
The Flags of the Wasteland mod allows you to plant a flag in the dirt at your various outposts in the Commonwealth.
After a series of updates, the mod now features a number of different flag pole options including a Nuka Girl Flag, Red Rocket flags, and a Vault 111 flag. Vault 111, of course, is the vault where you begin your journey in Fallout 4.
The developer continues to take requests so we expect to see a number of other options emerge down the road.
Us? We'd love to see an Enclave flag. Fingers crossed.
Nuka Cola Filling Machine
The Nuka Cola Filling Machine mode is an interesting add-on as it allows you to fill up those empty Nuka Cola bottles you find all over the wasteland.
With this mod installed you'll notice a new item in your workshop under the Crafting tab. The Nuka Cola Filling Machine allows you to fill up all of those empty Nuka Cola bottles with delightful Nuka Cola.
If you add nuclear material to the recipe, you'll create a bottle of Nuka Cola Quantum for your collection. Pretty cool.
Vault 98 - Standalone Settlement
With this mod enabled Vault 98 becomes a settlement with working vendors, supply lines and settlers.
Vault 98 - Standalone Settlement brings a ton of new functionality and it also brings some brand new items to Fallout 4.
That's a pretty big haul and one worth looking at if you're looking to expand your settlement count in the Commonwealth.
Vault 98 is located at Fairline Hill Estates which is a small suburb that was once home to a small settlement, now deserted.
Fallout 3 Pip Boy
This is quickly becoming one of our favorite Fallout 3-related Fallout 4 mods.
The Fallout 3 Styled Pip Boy mod delivers a re-texture for the Pip Boy that looks a whole lot like the Pip Boy from Fallout 3. If you want to get real specific, the Pip-Boy 3000 Mk.V in Fallout 3 now looks like the Pip-Boy 3000.
It doesn't come with any special abilities but it looks fantastic and it's an excellent addition to the Fallout 3 lover's mod library.
More Power Armor Paint
If your Power Armor paint options are starting to feel stale, think about downloading this Fallout 4 mod on your Xbox One.
More Power Armor Paint does exactly that. It brings more Power Armor paint to the table so you can look nice and spiffy when you head out into the Commonwealth to kill raiders, Gunners and anyone else that stands in your way.
Here's the full list:
Rockin' Red Rocket
If you're looking to overhaul the Red Rocket Station near Sanctuary without actually having to put in the work, look no further.
Eli's Rockin' Red Rocket mod transforms the gas station into a beautiful oasis filled with in-game items. It seriously looks amazing.
While the items are static you can still build outside around the gas station to protect it from super mutants and synth attackers.
For a better look at the station, watch the video below.
Extended Power Lines
If you're into building and maintaining settlements, you're probably going to find a use for this Fallout 4 mod.
Extended Power Lines for Settlements allows you to choose extended power lines, something that could come in handy if you don't want your generators sitting right next to the object.
There are a number of different options to suit your needs. You can double the length or you can make them 20x longer if you need it.
A very basic mod but one that can and will come in handy down the road.
Realistic Roads adds, yep, a bit of realism to Fallout 4's many roads that connect the various locations in the Commonwealth.
The mod adds darker concrete to the game. Pretty minor but the results are excellent. You can get a feel for the new look in the video below.
The developer says that there will be more variety of colors in the future and we're definitely looking forward to those additions.
Dark Husky Dogmeat
If you use Dogmeat and you want to change how he looks, this mod is the ticket.
Dark Husky Dogmeat transforms Dogmeat into a dark husky. That's it. It doesn't grant him any special abilities but it looks absolutely fantastic.
If you want a little more, take a look at Shadow The Dark Husky Companion. This mod adds a female dog companion, a husky called Shadow. The best part? You can use her alongside Dogmeat.
Currently, Shadow can't take commands but you can outfit her with armor. We expect updates so keep an eye out should you choose to give it a go.
Improved Map With Visible Roads
If you're anything like us you look at your Pip-Boy map, a lot. So why not improve it using one of the best Fallout 4 mods available.
Improved Map With Visible Roads makes a number of important tweaks to the stock Fallout 4 map. Included are:
This was one of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods and it's one that console players will enjoy as well. It's highly recommended.
Wasteland Melody's Chinese Assault Rifle
One of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods is now available for consoles.
If you played Fallout 3 you're probably familiar with the Chinese Assault Rifle. Well, if you miss having this weapon in your arsenal you're going to love this mod.
Wasteland Melody's Chinese Assault Rifle is a take on the classic Chinese Assault Rifle. Like the other weapon mods here, it looks great and comes with an assortment of customization options including receivers, barrels, stocks, and more.
It spawns on raiders, gunners and in various stores. It can also be found in several hidden locations around the Commonwealth so keep an eye out when you hit the road.
Spawn Items for Xbox One is one of the highest rated Fallout 4 mods out there and for good reason. It's an excellent add-on.
With this mod installed, you can spawn tons and tons of items in the blink of an eye. You can spawn ammo, you can spawn weapons, you can spawn magazines, you can spawn NPCs, and you can even spawn enemies making it ideal for those who want to cause mayhem.
And yes, it's compatible with Bethesda's Fallout 4 DLC, something that isn't the case for all of the mods on the marketplace.
The interface is simple, the results are outstanding and it's one you should try out today.
Everyone's Best Friend
If you want to pair Dogmeat with a companion, say Nick Valentine, you'll want to install this Fallout 4 mod right now.
Everyone's Best Friend allows you to use Dogmeat and someone else at the same time. You can't do that at any point in the vanilla version of the game and that's what makes this mod so exciting.
If you're sick and tired of rolling around the Commonwealth with one companion at your side, give this mod a go.
It could, and should, change how you play the game.
Locksmith is another settlement Fallout 4 mod that we recommend.
Locksmith allows you to lockup your containers and doors in your various settlements. This will prevent NPCs from going where they shouldn't and it will prevent them from stealing items in your containers, Items like ammo and food.
Locking up a door/container is extremely easy. Walk up to the thing you want to lock and press the correct button. Done.
Settlement Borders Extended
Another essential Fallout 4 mod for those of you invested in settlement building.
Settlement Borders Extended expands the size of the various vanilla settlements in the game. With this installed, they are about six times the size freeing up precious land/space for you to build.
The developer's kept the original border line intact though you can continue building well beyond that line. It's just for reference.
Unlike some of these mods, Settlement Borders Extended is tiny. 84.8 KB tiny. That said, it packs a tremendous punch.
Real Nights with Real Lights
This mod does two things: It makes the night in Fallout 4 a whole lot darkier (and spookier) and it improves your headlight giving it better range.
Real Nights with Real Lights makes traversing the Commonwealth at night a little harder. If you aren't around a settlement, it's going to be nearly pitch black save for your Pip-Boy or headlamp.
Fortunately, the mod delivers 8x range for your spotlight, a welcome feature when the night time hits, especially when it's rainy.
If you want to change the look and feel of the Commonwealth up a bit, consider installing this mod on your Xbox One right now. We really enjoyed our time with it.
If you want to see through the scopes when using short and medium range scopes, give this Fallout 4 mod a go on your console.
See-Through-Scopes adds short and medium range scopes you can see through, similar to the vanilla reflex sites. On top of that, you can customize these scopes to better suite your tastes.
Once you get this mod on board, you'll gain access to see-through scopes for a number of popular weapons including the Alien Blaster, Deliverer and Railway Rifle.
To get a better feel for this popular Fallout 4 mod, take a look at the video below.
A version of this mod is now available for PS4.
Alert Carry is a Fallout 4 mod that adds a bit of realism to the game.
With it enabled, your character will no longer hold his or her weapon up when he or she isn't aiming or firing it at any enemy. Instead, it will be held in a non-aggressive manner.
The mod works with all non-melee weapons in the game including the new weapons from Automatron and Far Harbor.
It's pretty basic but it's one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods at the moment.
Craftable Castle Wall Patches
A favorite from the vast collection of Fallout 4 mods for PC has made its way over to console. This is a good one folks.
This Craftable Castle Wall Patches mod is pretty basic but it's outstanding if you want to get rid of those huge spaces in The Castle's walls. The items found in this mod allow you to do this quickly and efficiently.
You can see the final product in the video below. It's awesome.
If you're looking for new weapons, the MK14 EBR mod should be at the top of your list.
It's currently one of the highest rated Fallout 4 mods and for good reason. It's an excellent weapon that provides you with a ton of customization options.
The mod includes six scopes, 3+1 stocks, three muzzle attachments, two barrel lengths, flashlight and also semi/fully auto capabilities.
Looks great, works great, can't ask for much more than that. Try it out.
Liberty Power Armor
We've discovered another piece of excellent Power Armor lurking on the official Fallout 4 mod marketplace.
The Liberty Power Armor allows you to outfit your character with a piece of Power Armor that looks a lot like Liberty Prime. The original prototype, it seems, was a piece of Power Armor.
Right now, the armor is a little barren. It comes with a headlamp and a standard jetpack but not much else. Don't fret though.
The developer's promised some additions including more headlamp colors, skins, and if we're lucky, a custom jetpack. Keep an eye out for updates.
Full Dialogue Interface
Full Dialogue Interface is, without a doubt, one of the best Fallout 4 mods available for Xbox One and PC.
After you get it on board, go and talk to someone. You'll notice that your potential dialogue choices will be full sentences rather than fragments. This is similar to how it was in Fallout 3.
In addition to full sentences, the mod also includes "tonal notes in brackets that clarify the meaning of certain lines." So, like Fallout 3, it will show you [Sarcastic] if what your character is about to say is, you guessed it, Sarcastic.
This is a must-have Fallout 4 mod and one you should download right now. Trust us.
Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch
Bethesda's patched up many of the Fallout 4 problems plaguing the game on Xbox One, PS4, PC. That said, it still has a long way to go.
If you decide that you can't wait for the next update, you might want to install the unofficial Fallout 4 patch for console.
The patch comes with tons, we're talking hundreds, of tweaks and bug fixes that could help stabilize your copy of the game. It'll also fix bugs that you probably didn't know existed. Here's the complete change log if you're interested.
If you're not interested in going line-by-line through the changes, take a look at this broad list provided by the developer behind the mod:
If you're a fan of the previous Fallout games you will definitely want to check out Wasteland Imports.
With this mod on board your console, you'll be able to purchase a number of different items associated with the older Fallout titles.
There are tons and tons of items to choose from (you can find a full list here) including outfits, collectibles, weapons, and more.
It's an incredible Fallout 4 mod and it'll take many of you down memory land.
Nuka Cola Classic
This is another Fallout 4 mod for those that want to take a trip down memory lane.
Nuka Cola Classic is from the developer that makes Wasteland Imports and it's an excellent mod for those that enjoyed the content from Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas.
The mod replaces the look of Fallout 4's Nuka Cola bottles with bottles inspired by Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas.
In an effort to stay consistent, the developer has edited the game'sadvertisements and billboards to reflect the look of the new bottle.
Conquest: Build New Settlements and Camping
Want to build a settlement somewhere where the vanilla version of Fallout 4 doesn't allow? Then it's probably time to download Conquest.
Fallout 4's Conquest mod allows you to put a working settlement pretty much anywhere you want. This is excellent for those that love building and those who are having trouble with Survival Mode.
These settlements start as a small campsite but once you install a workbench, you're free to make upgrades as you see fit.
Want to see more? Take a look at the video below. It outlines the most important things to know about this excellent Fallout 4 settlement mod.
Enhanced Blood Textures
One of our favorite PC Fallout 4 graphical tweaks is now available for the Xbox One.
If Fallout 4 isn't gory/realistic enough for you, consider downloading Enhanced Blood Textures. Here's what it does:
If you think you can stomach it, download it today.
Custom Sanctuary Overhaul
Want to overhaul Sanctuary without putting in a ton of work? This is the Fallout 4 mod for you then.
Custom Sanctuary Overhaul overhauls your starting settlement with some massive changes. These include the removal of the broken houses (they've been replaced with pre-war houses), the removal of annoying fencing (and the addition of pre-war fencing), flowers and bushes, and a new bridge. You can see it here.
It still leaves a ton of room for customization making it an ideal mod for someone that wants a clean new look but also wants to continue making modifications to the various parts of Sanctuary.
Take a look. We think you'll enjoy it.
Crossbows of the Commonwealth
We're not sure how these weren't included in the vanilla version of the game but they're here now and we're not complaining.
The Crossbows of the Commonwealth mod delivers a gorgeous customizable crossbow that can shoot, you guessed it, arrows. Normal arrows sure but you can also shoot flaming arrows at enemies. And then retrieve your ammo after you've wasted them.
A fantastic Fallout 4 weapons mod for the Xbox One and one to consider if you want to add another weapon to your arsenal.
Owned - Own Diamond City
In the vanilla version of Fallout 4 you can purchase a single dwelling in Diamond City. With this mod, you can take over the entire thing.
Owned - Own Diamond City allows you to purchase most of the properties located in Diamond City so that you can use them however you see fit. These are acquired these through special Property Ledgers.
Sadly (or not, depending how you view the residents there), you'll need to commit a few murders before the people will fork over their land.
Once you own a property, the mod grants you access to workshops and more. It's an interesting mod and one that's worth a try if Diamond City is feeling stale.
Modular Simonov PTRS-41 Anti-Tank Rifle
One of the best weapon mods (in our opinion) from PC is now available for console.
The Modular Simonov PTRS-41 Anti-Tank Rifle not only looks great, it delivers a ton of firepower with tons and tons of modifications and tweaks.
Seriously, there are over 170 weapon modifications included for this gun in this mod so there won't be a shortage of options once you get the hang of it.
We love this weapon and think you will too. Watch it in action in the video below.
We're all about realism and this Fallout 4 mod adds a dose of it when it's enabled.
The Visible Weapons mod requires a few things to work but once you get those on board, your character will have several other weapons on display when walking around the Commonwealth.
Unlike other mods, these weapons are actually usable. They're not static. Once you link up a weapon, your character will use it.
This is one of the more interesting Fallout 4 mods we've seen.
With the Dogmetal mod enabled you can spawn a robot dog. You can also turn Dogmeat into a robot dog if you wish.
The mod comes with various other features including different armor types. Unfortunately, you can only use the armor with the Dogbots.
If this is at all confusing, watch the video above. It'll clear things up for you and perhaps, be the catalyst you need to download this mod on your console.
West Tek Tactical Optics - Night / Thermal Vision
With the West Tek Tactical Optics installed on your console, you'll be able to create Night Vision, Thermal, and Targeting HUD goggles and eyepieces.
The new items are available in an assortment of colors and styles including an up-on-the-forehead version that won't obstruct your characters face.
If you roam around with Dogmeat, you can also slap a pair of googles on him if you decide he needs an upgrade.
To acquire them, you'll need to head to the Med-Tek Research Facility. These are particularly great for someone playing a stealth build.
Bridge to Far Harbor
If you own Far Harbor and you're tired of going the long way to get from Far Harbor to Old Longfellow's Cabin, this is the mod for you.
Bridge to Far Harbor adds a bridge that connects Far Harbor to Old Longfellow's Cabin. It also adds a small fish farm, a boat and a few NPCs that make it feel more alive.
It looks great and it could save you some time whenever you decide to venture over to Far Harbor.
WWII Colt 1911
WWII Colt 1911 is another outstanding Fallout 4 weapons odd that brings a classic pistol to the Commowealth.
The mod adds the iconic World War 2 Colt 1911 which can be created at the Chem Station. And like the rest of these Fallout 4 weapon mods, it comes with some customization options including upgrades for the receiver, grip, and quick mag. It also comes with a craftable supressor if you want an alternative to the Deliverer.
If you like history or if you just want another weapon, this is a mod you'll want to take a look at. It looks great and it cuts down your enemies. Can't ask for much more than that.
The Colt 1911 isn't the only weapon from World War 2 on the marketplace.
This M1 Carbine mod adds a beautiful, authentic looking M1 Carbine rifle to Fallout 4. You craft it at the Chem Station once the mod's flipped on.
The rifle uses .38 caliber rounds, deals a base of 40 damage, and you can craft a supressor and/or a medium scope if you want to get fancy.
You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy this mod.
Non-Lethal or Lethal Resolution
Non-lethal or Lethal Resolution is an interesting mod that allows you to do exactly that: Take out your enemies permanently or, if you're feeling generous, temporarily.
With this mod active you can throw sleeping gas grenades, flashbangs, or mustard gas at your enemies to knock them out for a short duration. Flashbangs disorient them for a few seconds, the gas will incapacitate them for a few minutes.
You can also use melee weapons to knockout your enemies and there's also an M9 Tranquilizer gun that shoots darts that'll knock your adversaries out.
The developer is working to improve the mod with several new features planned and we're excited to see how this Fallout 4 mod evolves over time.
Fan of Nuka Cola? Can't wait for the Nuka World DLC release in August? Take a look at this Nuka-flavored Fallout 4 mod.
The Nuka-Cola Pipboy mod changes the look of the Lone Wanderer's Pip-Boy. It's an awesome theme, especially if you dig the Nuka Cola Corporation and its fizzy sodas.
Unfortunately, it doesn't do anything special so if you're looking for more than just a new look for your wrist, you'll have to look elsewhere.
Better Automatron Weapons
If you own the Automatron DLC, you'll want to consider this mod from Testudini.
The Better Automatron Weapons seeks to re-balance the weapons that arrived with Bethesda's DLC back in March. Specifically, it tweaks the Tesla Rifle, Salvaged Assaultron Head, Mr. Handy Buzz Blade, and Assaultron Blade.
The mod is aimed at higher-level players who want to add a little more power to these weapons. There are also some smaller tweaks and fixes that help to make the weapons better than the vanilla versions.
If you're unconvinced, watch this outstanding trailer.
Tumbajamba's Power Armors
Here's another Fallout 4 Power Armor mod to add to the list.
Tumbajamba's Power Armors nets you two distinct Power Armor models which you can build at a new Advanced Engineering Workbench.
And yes, they look a little bit like some of the Master Chief's armor from Halo, which is a bonus if you're a fan of the series.
If you're in need of new Power Armor and/or you like Halo, this is a Fallout 4 mod that you'll want to try today.
Immersive Vendors is another popular PC mod that's made its way over to the console in recent days.
This mod improves the vendors that populate your settlements around the Commonwealth by adding visible products during business hours. The items will vanish once the vendor heads to their home after business hours. (08:00-20:00)
The mod also adds some new variants for the level three shops and some different options for the level three bars.
There are some kinks that need to be worked out but it's an impressive start and worth a look if you want to enhance your vendors.
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