Fallout 76 Season 1 Starts Next Week
The Legendary Run features free rewards for all Fallout 76 players.
Fallout 76's first season, The Legendary Run, starts on June 30, alongside Update 20, Bethesda announced. Seasons in Fallout 76 had been previously announced as a free battle pass type system where players can earn cosmetics and premium currency through completing challenges.
Season 1 features 100 ranks for players to progress through, with each rank offering a new reward to earn. Players rank up by completing challenges, public events, and gaining XP, all of which increase their S.C.O.R.E. The Legendary Run features a board game theme and will run for 10 weeks, ending in mid-September.
Season 1 is free for all players and Fallout 76 initially encourages you to rank up by playing the game. However, starting on July 14, season ranks can be purchased for 150 Atoms a piece, about $1.50 USD. Seasons will offer Atoms as one of the rewards for ranking up, replacing the option to earn the in-game currency by completing daily and weekly challenges. According to Bethesda, this change will lower the amount of Atoms that you can earn without paying real-world money.
The Legendary Run does not offer any exclusive rewards for Fallout 1st members, Fallout 76's paid subscription, but Bethesda said it's looking into it for future seasons. The developer recently announced that not everything currently on the Fallout 76 PTS servers would be included in the upcoming Update 20.
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