Fallout 3 on Lookout DLC June 23

E3 2009: Fourth content pack for postapocalyptic RPG adds high-level challenges in new swampland area.

LOS ANGELES--Bethesda Softworks will get another chance at a smooth downloadable content launch for Fallout 3 later this month: the publisher of the open-world postapocalyptic role-playing game has confirmed a June 23 release for Point Lookout on the Xbox 360 and PC. A PlayStation 3 edition will follow, once Sony's console begins receiving the expansions on a staggered schedule later this month. Earlier this year, the publisher's Broken Steel and The Pitt add-ons had to be recalled and rereleased due to technical difficulties.

Point Lookout will take players to a new corner of the Fallout world, a sprawling swampland populated with new mutants, allies, and weapons. Even though Point Lookout won't raise the game's level cap, it is intended to be significantly challenging even for high-level players. As a reward, players will be granted new perks for completing some of the expansion's new quests.

Point Lookout won't be the last addition to the Fallout world. A fifth, alien-abduction-themed DLC pack, Mothership Zeta, was announced with a late July time frame. For gamers who have yet to embrace digital distribution, all five content add-ons will be included in the retail release of Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition, due out for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC in October.

For more on Point Lookout, check out GameSpot's hands-on preview straight from the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

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beeslappy
beeslappy

so is it coming out for the ps3?

rebfaction
rebfaction

DLC suck 's I hate DLC your paying money for same thing that should have bin included in the finished game

Nine-BaII
Nine-BaII

Sh|t man ps 3 is always getting put down...

XRT069
XRT069

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MuddVader
MuddVader

@ArticRecon, It would be nice if they could do that, actually no.. It would be downright Epic. But its not quite that easy to incorporate multiplayer in a game that was built around single player lol.

ArticRecon
ArticRecon

PBN, there defin needs to be a Fable two type element where you can pair up or something... Some say it may detract from the "lonely" feel to it, but there ARE other ppl in the game world, your not completely alone. Just as you have a canine partner, what would be the difference in having a human one?

ArticRecon
ArticRecon

I'm loving all the DLC!!!!! Keep it coming :) :) Finally a reason to ACTUALLY upgrade to that 160gb... RPG dream :) When are we getting Midwest, west content??oh oh and the ability to ride from location to location, instead of just loading from loc to loc..in those cool air rides the brotherhood ride around in :)

PBN-Dawg
PBN-Dawg

Point lookout is more difficult but game feels like it could have more. During the whole DLC, wandering alone through swampland and deserted boardwalk town and the only enemies you encounter are mirelurks (not new), trackers, scrappers, and tribals all of which have the same guns. One is new, but is just like the hunting rifle. But hopefully Mothership Zeta DLC will have a little bit more.

REbirth367
REbirth367

@Masterhalo43: Are you 13 years old? You shouldn't even be playing Fallout 3. Second, if someone doesn't know the facts, it doesn't make them a noob. It would be a bit "nicer" to fill them in on the facts without directly insulting them. But, thanks for being the typical a-hole that represents a majority of the population. On topic, I wish Fallout 3 was more user mod friendly like Oblivion. There would be so many possibilities. Although the DLC isn't as engrossing as the main game, I still have been enjoying all of them.

masterhalo43
masterhalo43

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kade380
kade380

i went to the psn store but cant find the dlc

kade380
kade380

i cant find it is it in the game like bioshock

makeuser
makeuser

@Mr_Fujiv1, do you read the paper or listen to the news? it was a bad joke. agree w/mossongreens, damage & difficulty up from hostiles still wish the game had more

Suicide-Panda
Suicide-Panda

Awesome, but like i said, ill wait for goty =D

Mr_Fujiv1
Mr_Fujiv1

@makeuser why are there loads of wrecked metros around the city? have they extended on them?

mossongreens
mossongreens

I downloaded this yesterday and played it for about 2hrs... It's a headache... It def raised the difficulty... To high... I have all the best weapons in the game and I don't know if the point is that you have to use the guns from the add-on but WTF my guns barely do any damage?! the first enemy I fought were a bunch of wild dogs went down one hit each with the blackhawk and tri-beam laser. Then I fought two reapers and it took about three clips from the blackhawk to kill one of them and two reloads from the a151b (plasma rifle) to kill the other...18shots of bh and 24shots of A51p whatever and allshots hit both targets...plus I noticed they were doin ridiculous amounts of damage to me (I was wearing enclave power armor with it at full h. As well as both guns being at full hp...the tribals that I faced later were the same to even as far as taking 5-6shots of direct fire from a missile launcher(80% hp) and my stats for small guns energy weapons and big guns are all at 90 or higher...so WTF ...I mean the challenge was nice considering I've been one to two hit killing most everyone else(I have all plus criticals in vats as well as bonus ap and the bonus from ledoux hockey mask) but it's dumb when certain high critical weapons in vats with all the aforementioned perks in sneak don't kill an npc with one hit...might not be worth getting if your spent

makeuser
makeuser

now i understand why there are all those wrecked metros around d.c. in the game

Mickleohb
Mickleohb

Man I can't wait for GOTY edition!

pathogenb
pathogenb

man, this one should be free.

StarlightHunter
StarlightHunter

I'm going to lookout at lv 14 XD. I've started a new game so at the moment I'm trying to get the Ranger Battle Armour, and Lexdous Hockey Mask so I need to do the Nuka Cola Plant and then I'm going to go into Anchorage. Then come tuesday, I will turn the diff up to Hard and take it on.

stayga
stayga

Yes Rummy500....i agree....mutant alligators

sethorgana
sethorgana

I cannot wait to see if they let you use the steamboat.

kroyal121
kroyal121

i can't wait for ps3 to get these dlc's... i bought a 360 after i had already gotten fallout 3 for my ps3 and once i beat it i almost bought it for my 360 just for the dlc

wer85
wer85

I hope this will be good for PS3

Rummy500
Rummy500

I hope they will do a DLC of the CommonWealth I SO bad wanna go there. Oh and mutant Aligators?

Mmaxxpali
Mmaxxpali

I wish the Super Mutant Fawkes will still be available, i love it how he wastes those wastelanders!!

erikegg
erikegg

if only they made a dlc in england where you could see big ben and gigantic mutants that you would have to ride in a stolen enclave chopper to kill or get in side them and blow them apart from the inside now that would be cool!

VenomRitual
VenomRitual

if they raised the level cap it would seem more unbalanced since you could max out all your skills by then. I guess they could add a storyline where something happens to make you lose a certain amount of points. i hate how the PC edition requires me to get the content through windows live. why can't i just purchase them through steam?!?!!??!

deezire29
deezire29

You just gotta love this game can't wait to get my hands on this new DLC

jamesbigmac
jamesbigmac

my genitalia is palpitating with anxiousness

sieg6529
sieg6529

at least the PS3 is getting something. I'll wait for the GOTY edition.

AnubisRaHorus
AnubisRaHorus

Maybe they will make a 6th DLC, where Prime is restored and we get sent to California to help the Brotherhood over there because they are being destroyed by the Enclave in that area.......Because Prime wasn't the only Robot being built b4 the bombs fell. Now that would be a bad ass battle to just sit back and watch.

elohimfetus
elohimfetus

Not buying any DLC for the PS3 until there is one available that removes the level cap. No point in playing an RPG that does not allow me to increase my level!!!! I have already hit 20!! [yeeees there you go FO3eeeee...tucked neatly away until you are worth playing agaaaaain...sleep tiiight...]

Trukero08
Trukero08

And why should they? It just adds more value to game and gives them more to do.

ronnet
ronnet

When they have released 6 pieces of DLC I wonder how much gameplay it has compaired to the full game. All the DLC would be around the same price as a full game's price at that point but content wise maybe 20% of a full game. I can see hw digital distribution isn't nearly as accesible as store distribution so higher prices are normal but this is almost insane. Strangest thing is, people seem to not care for it.

fauljosh
fauljosh

RAISE THE LEVEL CAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

adamchuff
adamchuff

yes i have gotten all of the dlcs so far either the day of or the day after release and i gotta say im looking forward to this mutated rednecks haha thats some good shi* man. but im glad they are releasing dlc for the ps3 finally so i can quit hearing all the fan boys bashing a great game saying its overrated, and the game sucks because the dlc was for xbox only, if its so overrated sell it, or dont get it, and put a band-aid over your sore that you got when you found out that the dlc was not coming your way in the beginning as now you are getting it and the game of the year edition w/ all of them. all of you who say things about the game difficulty..... pause the game, go to the settings and change the difficulty. quit whining about lvl cap too. even final fantasy had a lvl cap... it was 99 but still. and whats the fun if your so strong you can use a weak pistol say.... the silenced 10mm in fallout and can kill with 1 shot not with a sneak attack? yeah its cool that they upped it to 30 because you can grab a few perks you wanted but couldnt get. but seriously your dude has no magic powers you cant brag to your lil buddies "oh im a lvl 99 dark mage"... dork... games lose the fun when you enter a battle watch a little backflipping intro to the fight, you attack 1 time, win and repeat. that type of fight... well that type of fight is just lame....

FloodOne
FloodOne

I thought the GotY Edition was PC and 360 only?

The_Weekend
The_Weekend

I'm waiting to scared shirtless with Point Lookout! :D

rpgnutt
rpgnutt

i haven't even played any downloads yet and im at 25 imma be a lv 30 before i play the pitt. kinda sucks for me because it was a lot of places i never been so you know i had to investigate. fallout map is huge its still fun blowin mutants heads off with the blackhawk that gun is bananas.PLO looks grungy,gritty,a lot of nastys to blow heads off of.

StarlightHunter
StarlightHunter

Beth say that this DLC is targeted at those who have downloaded Steel, and that 20 won't be enough to survive. Basicly you need to be over lv to beable to stand a chance against some of the creatures at Lookout.

Jynxy425
Jynxy425

With the release of each new DLC, maximum level should be increased by at least 5 levels each time. Difficulty should also increase accordingly, thus making the game more enjoyable with longer playability by giving players something to work towards continually. Bethesda Softworks is doing a great job keeping me ( as well as other gamers ) interested with the Fallout 3 universe by continually releasing DLC every few weeks.

NikBZero
NikBZero

I hope in one of these DLC's we will see the return of Liberty Prime!

shawn7324
shawn7324

More DLC for the best game this gen, Awesome!!!

YoungDab
YoungDab

Will buy this when all of the DLC is combined.I wont download all this content,hell na you crazy! Good game tho,beat it and I need the DLC to continue on. Didnt make it past level 15,jesus christ its actually possible to beat the entire game on level 15.

rctyke
rctyke

Finally they will be releasing the DLC on the PS3.

Calmed_Fury
Calmed_Fury

this dlc will also be bundled at retailers with broken steel in august

-TRAUMA-
-TRAUMA-

I'm confused as to why DLC's weren't released for the PS3 in the first place..