Best Fallout 4 VR Mods
Due to its age and ongoing popularity, as well as Bethesda’s signature glut of bugs, Fallout 4 is one of the most modded video games out there, and the VR version is no exception. It’s fair to say that Fallout 4 VR isn’t the most polished experience in technical and performance terms, even when compared to the standard PC version. It’s riddled with bugs and shoddy textures. And, suffers from poor optimization, not least the choppy frame rate players often have to contend with when journeying across post-apocalyptic New England.
Fortunately, enterprising players have taken it upon themselves to rectify many of the game’s issues via hundreds of lovingly crafted modifications. These range from visual embellishments to the landscape, armors, weapons, and weather to optimization tweaks and quality of life gameplay improvements that transform Fallout 4 VR from barely ‘playable’ to a relatively robust virtual reality experience.
Despite its shortcomings, Fallout 4 is a great game, and any self-respecting VR player owes it to themselves to play it in the best way possible. We’ll give you all the information you need to find the best Fallout 4 VR mods out there in this guide.
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Products at a Glance
Best Fallout 4 VR Mods
- Performance optimization mod
- Frame rate boost for most players
- Doesn’t sacrifice visual fidelity
- DLC support
- Results vary depending on PC and settings
- Overhauls settlements in Fallout 4 VR
- Sim City-inspired zone system
- Settlements feel more dynamic and lived in
- Buildings upgrade as your progress
- Alternate start mod
- Three start options
- Start as pre-war vault dwell or wastelander
- Quick start avoids lengthy pre-war intro
- Potential compatibility issues when paired with some other mods
- Overhaul of Fallout 4 VR’s weather system
- New and varied storms, rain, fog, etc.
- Fully configurable
- New audio effects for all weather types
If Fallout 4 VR’s choppy frame rate detracts from your experience, the Fallout 4 VR Optimization Project mod is a must-have. It substantially improves performance without downgrading visual fidelity and even has support for DLC content.
Fallout 4 VR’s settlement system can be a burden rather than a fun part of the game. Sim Settlements overhauls the entire experience with a comprehensive Sim-City style zone system that adds life, flavor, and as much hands-on or hands-off management as you want.
The Start Me Up mod lets you skip Fallout 4’s lengthy intro to start the game where you want. Simple, lightweight, and effective, it’s an easy way to begin your adventure as you see fit.
True Storms drastically overhauls Fallout 4 VR’s weather system by introducing a slew of new weather types from rain, lighting, radiation storms, fog, and much more. With complete customization, the mod lets you adapt the weather however and whenever you want.
Survival Mode introduces a wealth of customization options to Fallout 4 VR’s Survival Mode. You can alter and tweak virtually any aspect of the experience from thirst/hunger/sleep needs to fast travel by way of damage for a genuinely unique survival experience.
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