Not an American user?


Broken Steel is the third downloadable expansion released for Fallout 3. It extends the level cap from 20 to 30, alters the original ending of the game, and provides a series of quests acting as an epilogue to the original story.

The player must finish Fallout 3 main story line to access the new content for Broken Steel. The ending selected by the player through their actions will affect the state of the Capital Wasteland in Broken Steel. The player will wake up in the care of the Brotherhood of Steel, and is tasked with helping them continue their fight against the Enclave forces. The player can also take side quests to help distribute new Aqua Pura (un-irradiated water) to the citizens of the Wastes.

The main series of new quests will take the player to new locations, such as an Enclave satellite relay base, the secret underground Presidential Metro system, and an Enclave stronghold at Andrews Air Force Base. Rewards include new weapons, such as the powerful Tesla Cannon and an Enclave napalm launcher.

As Broken Steel is intended for players who finished the main game, content is designed for higher level characters. Three new high-level creatures now roam the wastes, along with tough Enclave guards. There are nine new quests, six new achievements, and 14 new perks to supplement the new climb from level 20 to 30.


Fallout 3: Broken Steel Windows Super Mutant Overlords also appear at level 30. Bigger, tougher, better armed.
Fallout 3: Broken Steel PlayStation 3 Exploring Andrews Air Force base compound.
Fallout 3: Broken Steel Windows Using the controls in the air traffic tower to unlock the next path.
Fallout 3: Broken Steel Windows Barracks at the Air Force base.

Promo Images

Fallout 3: Broken Steel Screenshot
Fallout 3: Broken Steel Screenshot
Fallout 3: Broken Steel Screenshot
Fallout 3: Broken Steel Screenshot

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

Boomtown Xbox 360 May 21, 2009 10 out of 10 100
Console Monster Xbox 360 May 24, 2009 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows May 29, 2009 86 out of 100 86
Meristation Xbox 360 May 11, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
AusGamers Xbox 360 May 07, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online Xbox 360 Jun 05, 2009 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Xbox 360 May 08, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Windows May 14, 2009 7 out of 10 70 Xbox 360 May 12, 2009 14 out of 20 70
Absolute Games ( Xbox 360 Jun 01, 2009 60 out of 100 60


There are currently no topics for this game.



  • G4
    • 2009 - Best DLC of the Year
  • IGN
    • 2009 - Best PC Expansion (Editors' Choice)
    • 2009 - Best PC Expansion (Readers' Choice)

Contributed to by BurningStickMan (17698)