Expand the Commonwealth With These Awesome Fallout 4 Mods On PS4 - Gameranx (2023)

The limitations on PS4 modding for Fallout 4 are pretty terrible, but there are still great mods out there. Here are some of the best available so far.

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Fallout 4 may have released its final official DLC, but the mod community is still going strong. Mods are now available not just on PC, but also console — and now that weeks have passed and the PS4 has a healthy supply of different mods to choose from, it’s time to show off mods that make a great game even better. Here you’ll find all the greatest mods that add new content to the base games and its expansions — from fresh settlements, to new interiors and quests, to utilities you can use to build the homestead of your dreams.

There’s a reason why I wanted to discuss mods on the PS4 specifically. They’re extremely limited. Instead of (almost) full access to new items, objects and audio like on the Xbox One, PS4 mods are relegated to only using current in-game assets. That severely limits creativity, and effectively cuts the PS4 modding community off at the knees. It’s an aggravating truth, but one that hundreds of awesome creators are working with to release useful mods for the console community.

If you’re skeptical, own a PS4, or just want to see what’s available — here are some of the best content-relatedFallout 4 console mods (for PS4) released so far.

Immersive Gameplay

  • Author: Jacomel
  • Download Size: 2.64 MB
  • DLC Required: None / Automatron + Far Harbor + Nuka World [Two versions of the mod are available.]

[Note:Always place this mod at the end of your load order.]

The largest gameplay and difficulty mod available for console is now available on Playstation 4. Designed for hardcore players, this unpredictable and deadly mod tries to bring realism into the post-apocalypse. AI routines have changed depending on the enemy group, with human mercenaries fighting carefully from cover while Super Mutants use their enhanced strength to charge wildly. Monsters are fierce, and humans are deadly.

The player begins with only 20 HP, and gun damage is calculated by caliber. Ammunition has weight, can be crafted and melee attacks are deadlier than before. On top of all those changes, you’ll also find a stack of gear under your pre-war bed. This mod changes how you’ll play from the start, so it’s recommended you begin a new game from scratch before activating it.

Add it to your mod library here.

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There’s also a version designed for DLC — with changes made to new content only found in Automatron, Nuka-World and Far Harbor.

Outfield Retreat

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  • Author: TheRealElianora
  • Download Size: 298.23 KB
  • DLC Required: None

This brand-new player house was created, in the author’s own words, to “shut the mouths of people constantly grieving that “PS4 MODS WILL SUCK!”. In any case, this Diamond City housing doesn’t suck. Carefully designed for maximum comfort (and Feng Shui), this impressive bit of modelling includes all the simple things a Sole Survivor needs to relax between quests.

The small space contains a map marker for fast travel, a workstation, bobblehead shelf, unique storage cases, clean water, a fancy bed, and plenty of bookshelves you can use. The decorations, though, can’t be altered. This house isn’t for players looking to display everything they own, or to customize — this is for the laid back adventurer that wants a nice place away from the hustle-bustle of settlements that’s pre-made. There’s even a day-night cycle.

Add it to your mod library here.

Plenty ‘O’ Exploration

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  • Author: DangoSan
  • Download Size: 531.67 KB
  • DLC Required: None

[Note: This mod is still in development, and will see new content updates in the near future.]

This mod may only be in BETA for PS4, it includes something every Fallout fan should enjoy — plenty of new interiors and exteriors to explore. As explained in the description, most of the new interiors can be found in the Concord area, which is sadly underutilized in the main portion of the game. This simple mod adds nine new interiors to the mix, fully explorable and completely immersive. Like any good mod, these locations look like they belong in the main game.

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Then there’s the exteriors. There are multiple haunts, huts, and retreats to stumble into as you progress through the northern reaches of the Commonwealth. If you felt like Fallout 4 didn’t have enough locations, both inside or out, then this is a great mod to get started on.

Add it to your mod library here.

There are more mods that are compatible — combine them for even more extra locations to explore.

Mix and match to truly expand the Commonwealth into a bustling area with endless exploration options.

A Cannibal in Concord

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  • Author:T9x69
  • Download Size: 442.67 KB
  • DLC Required: None

Speaking of additional Concord content, this puzzle-based atmospheric exploration mod sends your Sole Survivor on an ambient quest deep into the mind of a maniac. Featuring short stories and quotes meant to completely creep you out, this spooky house is designed for a solo trip for maximum spook-factor. This addition isn’t about running-and-gunning, or even a traditional quest structure.

If you’re looking for an interesting place to puzzle over that’s filled with creepy visuals, this is one of the best mods available on the PS4. Don’t worry that your companion won’t go inside the house with you — that’s by design.

Add it to your mod library here.

Spectacle Island Revamped

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  • Author:FelloutIsLife
  • Download Size: 1.12 MB
  • DLC Required: None

[Note: Before activating this mod, travel to Spectacle Island and activate the beacon in the base game.]

The largest settlement in Fallout 4 just got a revamp. This mod completely changes Spectacle Island into a far more colorful and interesting place. You can still establish a settlement and build on new-and-improved flat land, with 5 new mini-areas to check out. Each of these areas comes with a separate text-based side-quest you can complete for special rewards — including a new gun.

Add it to your mod library here.

Portable Nuka Jetpack

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  • Author:langnao
  • Download Size: 18.33KB
  • DLC Required:Nuka-World

Want to go flying, but don’t want that bulky Power Armor? If you have the Nuka-World DLC, you can take to the skies with this amazing jetpack, available for free in the Super Duper Mart. This is a quick solution, and doesn’t require access to one of those tricky Power Armor upgrades. There’s no fall damage, the suit comes with ballistic weave, and the included helmet helps deal with radiation.

Add it to your mod library here.

If you’re not so fond of the Nuka-World outfit this jetpack comes with, try out the incredibly useful Unified Clothing Overhaul Mod by ANDREWCX, also featured in this article below. His mod adds tons of useful features to clothing crafting, and unlocks the jetpack for Nuka-World owners.

Add it to your mod library here.

Wacky Weapon Workshop

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  • Author: ANDREWCX
  • Download Size: 514.85 KB
  • DLC Required: None / Automatron + Nuka-World + Far Harbor [Two versions of the mod are available.]

Not satisfied with weapon customization in Fallout 4? Here’s a mod that gives you plenty of tools to expand your arsenal, effectively allowing you to create insane franken-guns using every part from almost every weapon. The mod removes perk requirements and material costs so you can freely experiment to make the wild weapon of your dreams.

And there are limitations. Not every gun part fits to every other gun part — the mod doesn’t alter models, animations, or stats of these weapons, and does not include melee weapons. This is about guns only. What makes this mod special is the creative way it wants to get around the obvious drawbacks of PS4 modding. This is a development tool, better for creating cool custom weapons than for day-to-day play. The author recommends finishing your awesome assets, then disabling the mod when you’re finished. Here’s hoping this mod helps future authors create new weapons on the PS4.

Add it to your mod library here.

DrakenVale Manor

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  • Author:SlacksNawfside
  • Download Size: 1.6 MB
  • DLC Required: Far Harbor + Nuka World

[Note:If the location does not properly load on your first visit, fast travel to a different location. Fast travel back to the manor and that should make the textures load properly.]

Another awesome exploration / playing housing mod on the Playstation 4, this ambient retreat doesn’t offer scares like “A Cannibal in Concord” — instead you’ll find an incredibly detailed and impressive mansion filled with interesting things to interact with. Yes, there is a roller coaster.

This dream-like area is south of Diamond City, and it is hard to miss. With massive ramparts and towers covered in overgrown turrets, it doesn’t look like it belongs, but the craftsmanship is too superb to ignore. This wonderfully creative and unique location can be fully explored, and we suggest you give it a shot.

Add it to your mod library here.

World to Come

  • Author: Neeher
  • Download Size: 973.35 KB
  • DLC Required: None

Fight the ultimate beast on the PS4 in “World to Come” a mini-quest mod challenging any Sole Survival to beat Gojira, a huge (and fast) legendary Death Claw. And we’re not talking normal huge here, this thing is six times the size of a regular Death Claw. It’s well over two-stories tall, and the health bar is equally impressive. Defeating it will earn you a brand new Perk.

To start the quest, find a man between Quincy Quarries and Hyde Park in the Commonwealth. He’ll point you in the right direction. Just remember to go prepared.

Those are our picks for mods worth checking out in Fallout 4 (on the PS4) — is there a mod you think we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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How do I start the Commonwealth responders quest? ›

Commonwealth Responders also expands the build area of Jamaica Plain, where you can create a Responder settlement and recruit new members. To start the quest, simply walk over Sanctuary Bridge to pick up the radio signal.

How do I install Fallout 4 plugins? ›

You can install and play a Fallout 4 mod by following the process below:
  1. Open Fallout 4 and select Mods from the main menu.
  2. Find the mod you wish to install. ...
  3. Select the mod you wish to install and then select Download.
  4. Once installed, load an existing game or start a new one to play!

What are the best PS4 mods for Fallout 4? ›

Fallout 4: The 20 Best PS4 Mods, Ranked
  • 8/20 Water Redux.
  • 7/20 All You Can Carry.
  • 6/20 Better Graphics And Weather.
  • 5/20 Legendary Modification.
  • 4/20 Choose Your Own Perks.
  • 3/20 No Build Limit.
  • 2/20 Outfield Retreat.
  • 1/20 SimpleGreen - SimpleSeasons 'Spring'
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What is the best weapon in fo4? ›

Arguably the most powerful weapon in the game is the Nuka-Nuke Launcher found in Nuka-World. It's essentially a Fat Man that has been modified to hurl modified mini-nukes known as Nuka-Nukes at foes. These Nuka-Nukes deal a whopping 833 damage at a decent range from the enemy.

What is the best armor in fo4? ›

The 8 Best Armor Sets In Fallout 4
  • 8/8 Operators Heavy Armor.
  • 7/8 Rescue Diver Suit.
  • 6/8 Apocalypse Armor.
  • 5/8 Combat Armor.
  • 4/8 Mechanist's Armor Set.
  • 3/8 Synth Armor.
  • 2/8 Disciples Metal Armor.
  • 1/8 Marine Armor.
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How do I get the Commonwealth Minutemen ending? ›

Fallout 4: The Minutemen Ending

Siding with the Minutemen means taking up arms against the Institute and Brotherhood of Steel. To side with the Minutemen, you must establish eight settlements throughout the Commonwealth. Preston Garvey will offer intel to help guide you in the right direction.

How do I join the Brotherhood of Steel in the commonwealth? ›

The only way to get aboard the ship is to pledge your services to the Brotherhood of Steel, which you can do by helping Paladin Danse at the Cambridge Police Department and in the quest Shadow of Steel.

How do I install addons in Fallout 4 PS4? ›

PlayStation 4
  1. From the PS4 menu, navigate to your Library.
  2. Navigate to Fallout 4 and press [X].
  3. From the product page, select Related items.
  4. Select My add-ons.
  5. Select the Automatron add-on download icon on the left to begin the download.

How do I manually install mods? ›

Manual installation
  1. Find a mod to download.
  2. Download the ZIP file. Do not extract.
  3. Open your Userfolder.
  4. Create a folder named mods (if you don't have one already)
  5. Drag and drop the ZIP file into this folder.
  6. The mod should now appear in your Mod Manager (if it does not contain errors)
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What install plugins? ›

A plugin is a piece of software that acts as an add-on to a web browser and gives the browser additional functionality. Plugins can allow a web browser to display additional content it was not originally designed to display.

How many mods can Fallout 4 PS4? ›

The cap is set to 150 for Xbox and 100 for PlayStation. With these caps, you might not be able to reach the full storage limit for mods, but the additional storage capacity will allow for you to have larger mods within it.

What Fallout 4 mods should I use? ›

Essential Fallout 4 Mods for a First Playthrough
  • Full Dialogue Interface. ...
  • Unofficial Patch. ...
  • Darker Nights. ...
  • Looks Menu Customization Compendium. ...
  • Vivid Weathers. ...
  • Insignificant Object Remover. ...
  • Enhanced Color Correction. ...
  • Reverb and Ambiance Overhaul.

What is the strongest sword in Fallout 4? ›

Shishkebab. The Shishkebab is the most powerful sword in Fallout 4 and can be found at Saugus Ironworks. The distinct and fiery look on the Shishebab is rivaled by few others in the game, and its stats are top-notch.

What is the strongest power armor in Fallout 4? ›

While there are many models and variations of suits to choose from, nothing really beats the X-01 Power Armor. Lauded as one of the best and most advanced Power Armor suits in the game, the X-01 is also notoriously rare, and therefore tricky to find.

What is the strongest rifle in Fallout 4? ›

The Kiloton Radium Rifle is the strongest sniper rifle in Fallout 4 because, in addition to dealing ballistic and radiation damage, it also deals explosive damage with each hit.

Where is the coolest power armor in Fallout 4? ›

If you want an easy set of unique power armor to wear, then you can get the Tesla Armor. This suit consists of a torso and two arm pieces, each adding extra damage to your energy weapons. You can get the Tesla Armor by clearing the Fort Hagen Hangar, which is an exclusive area in the Automatron DLC.

What is the best legendary effect in Fallout 4? ›

Top 20 Legendary Armor Effects In Fallout 4
  • 20/20 Quantum.
  • 19/20 Cavalier's.
  • 18/20 Cryogenic.
  • 17/20 Duelist's.
  • 16/20 Incendiary.
  • 15/20 Almost Unbreakable.
  • 14/20 Safecracker.
  • 13/20 Low Weight.
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Is the Minutemen ending the best? ›

Fallout 4: Why Siding With the Commonwealth Minutemen Is the BEST Ending. A faction players can literally build from the ground up, the Commonwealth Minutemen can lead to the best, most peaceful ending of Fallout 4.

Can you complete cleansing the Commonwealth Fallout 4? ›

The quest can be completed with the command setstage bosr01 40. This will complete any active Cleansing the Commonwealth quest and enable the player to turn in the quest.

Should I tell the Minutemen to stand down? ›

Assuming you'd like to continue The Institute storyline, tell The Minutemen to stand down and be sure not to kill any Institute forces.

How do you buy a house in Diamond City? ›

Pay Geneva the 2000 Caps, and you'll become the permanent owner of Home Plate, which is a small house that you can find in the middle of the Diamond City marketplace. You receive a new fast-travel location once you own Home Plate. After you buy this house, you can't sell it.

Can you join the institute and then betray them? ›

You can betray the Institute, when you get near the end of the Institutes story they say theyre building "something". At that point you can take that info to the other factions, which effectively puts you on track to end the game with the new faction.

What happens if I join the institute? ›

The Institute, being the most scientifically advanced of the factions, can offer players full healing capabilities free of charge, including the removal of radiation damage. Players are also able to call upon Synth reinforcements to come to their aid in battle, much like the support they can call in from the Minutemen.

Can you become the leader of the Brotherhood of Steel? ›

Yes it is possible. It was intended in the game and Bethesda changed it. There is a mod you can install that will allow you and Danse to kill Maxson and take over leadership of the BOS.

Why is my Fallout 4 DLC not working PS4? ›

Navigate to Settings. Select PlayStation™Network/Account Management. Select Restore Licenses.

Can u download mods on PS4? ›

Mods on PlayStation 4 will allow you to modify and create your own content by using our Creation Kit available here. You will not be able to upload external assets with your PlayStation 4 mods, but you will be able to use any assets that come with the game, as most mods do.

Can you add mods to existing game? ›

It's also possible to add mods to existing saved games (enable additional mods for a saved game). Warning: Because some mods modify game resources in a critical way, doing this can lead to unexpected behavior or even game crashes. Nevertheless, adding mods to existing save games is needed in some cases.

How do I enable unsafe mods? ›

  1. Run the game if it is not already open.
  2. Pause, open the mods menu, and check the checkbox by the mod's name.
  3. If the mod is an unsafe mod and requires special permissions, enable unsafe mods by clicking the Unsafe mods button. ...
  4. Click Restart with enabled mods active . ...
  5. Congratulations, your mod is installed!

Where can I download free plugins? ›

The 7 Best Websites to Download Free VST Plugins and Instruments
  • Plugins 4 Free. Plugins 4 Free has a vast range of effects and instrument plugins to offer. ...
  • Splice. ...
  • Plugin Boutique. ...
  • Bedroom Producers Blog. ...
  • Landr. ...
  • Hip Hop Makers. ...
  • Audio Plugins for Free.
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How do I install free plugins? ›

Starting with free plugins:
  1. Go to “Plugins” in your WordPress dashboard. Start by going to your admin panel – http://your-domain.com/wp-admin/ and click on “Plugins” in the sidebar menu:
  2. Click on “Add New” ...
  3. Find your plugin via search. ...
  4. Install your plugin. ...
  5. Activate the plugin.
15 Nov 2022

How do I import plugins? ›

To manually add a plugin to your WordPress website:
  1. Download the desired plugin as a . ...
  2. From your WordPress dashboard, choose Plugins > Add New.
  3. Click Upload Plugin at the top of the page.
  4. Click Choose File, locate the plugin . ...
  5. After the installation is complete, click Activate Plugin.
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How do I enable cheats on PS4? ›

On PS4 and PS5, you need to press and hold L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 to summon the cheat menu. When it appears, type in testingCheats true and cheats will then be enabled in this world.

How do you enter cheat codes on PS4? ›

Re: How do I enter cheat codes on PS4?
  1. Press L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 all at the same time to open the cheat codes console.
  2. Enter the cheat you want to use and press O (the circle button).
  3. Close the cheat code console with the same four buttons you used to open.

Does Fallout 4 have a mod limit? ›

The Xbox has a limited storage capacity for the download and installation of mods. If you meet or exceed the storage limit, you will not be able to install any more mods and will receive this error message. The limit for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim SE is 5GB, the limit for Fallout 4 is 2GB.

How many weapons should I carry in Fallout 4? ›

Only one main weapon (rifle or auto), a small side arm for support, close quarters or last ditch defense, and a small melee backup (a knife or such).

Is there a limit to how many robots you can make in Fallout 4? ›

The nice thing about the robot customization is that Fallout doesn't place limits on how much you can build, meaning that you can make as many robots as you have the parts for. These robots serve as companions however, so you can only bring one along with you at a time.

What is the most used mod? ›

What Is the Most Downloaded Minecraft Mod? The mod called 'Just Enough Items' (or JEI for short) has been downloaded over 131 million times, making it one of the most popular Minecraft mods out there.

Which is the best mod in the world? ›

Biomes O' Plenty is the single most popular biome generation mod in Minecraft. And it's been that way for a very long time. This wonderful mod adds the “Biomes O'Plenty” world type during world generation phase. If chosen, your new world will include several new biomes both on the Overworld and the Nether.

What game has the most mods made for it? ›

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the biggest game that has been modded. According to NexusMods, the original version of Skyrim has a whopping 62.6k mods created for it. These mods can change every aspect of the game, from graphics to the creatures inhabiting the land, to weapons and magic.

What game has been modded the most? ›

Here are the most modded games of all time.
  1. Minecraft. It's no surprise that the most popular video game of all time is also the most heavily modded. ...
  2. Garry's Mod. Garry's Mod is another sandbox style game that was created with the intention of being heavily modded. ...
  3. Half-Life. ...
  4. Doom. ...
  5. Skyrim.
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What is the best Fallout 4 character build? ›

The strongest build according to fans is the Infiltrator; it's designed to take advantage of the Deliverer pistol in V.A.T.S. to drop enemies. Agility and Luck are critical and a few points in whatever you need for essential perks. Sneak, Ninja, and Locksmith will help you get into areas and get the drop on enemies.

What is the best item in Fallout 4? ›

The Overseer's Guardian, arguably the best weapon in Fallout 4, can be found just to the southeast of Oberland Station, or slightly northwest of Diamond City.

Is London a fallout? ›

Fallout: London is an upcoming total conversion mod of Bethesda Softworks' Fallout 4. It will take place in a post-apocalyptic rendition of London, and is notable for its departure from a US setting. An 18-minute gameplay trailer for the mod was released on May 18th, 2022.

What is MC WooHoo? ›

3/10 MC Woohoo: Sim Nudity

Pixelated nude, of course. You can set nudity genders and ages, and also decide which interactions Sims can do while nude (like yoga, or working out). Sims can also stay nude after they woohoo, instead of autonomously changing into sleepwear or other clothes.

What drinks get Sims drunk? ›

Drinking too much Kombucha results in the sim getting dazed. Sims can purchase a home bar and can learn the mixology skill. Though the bottles are not specifically detailed, it can be assumed that they are alcoholic. Sims can get dazed (which is the equivalent to drunk) by too much drinks and coffee.

How many mods should I have on Fallout 4? ›

Let me be clear in my advice: unless you play on PC and know how to clean corrupted files and duplicated master files, DO NOT put more than 20 mods into your game. Here is why: 1. When you install a mod, you literally take a foreign set of files and code and jam it into the game.

Is modding Fallout 4 hard? ›

Fallout 4 is a much more temperamental modding platform than previous Bethesda creation engine games like Skyrim. As such, it can be notoriously difficult to work with, especially when it comes to mods that begin affecting the worldspace.

How do you cheat in Fallout 4? ›

Fallout 4 cheats and console commands
  1. tgm — Good old god mode.
  2. tcl — No collision. ...
  3. tfc — Activates free camera.
  4. tfc 1 — Same as above, but freezes all animations. ...
  5. tm — Toggles menus and UI on and off. ...
  6. csb — Resets blood and damage effects.
  7. fov [first-person FOV] [third-person FOV] — Change the FOV.
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