The Fallout 4 1.9 update is now available as a beta on Steam. The update adds support for the High-Resolution Texture Pack, makes a few fixes, and adds a number of new features that will make players using mods have a bit better of an experience.
Support for High-Resolution Texture Pack
Added Featured category for mods
Added ability to sort Highest Rated and Most Favorited filters by today, week, month and all time
Added number of ratings count to Mods Browsing Menu
Added number of favorites count to Mod Details page
Added required dependencies to Mod Details page
Added latest version number and notes to Mod Details page
General performance and stability improvements
Improvements to Reporting mods categories
Fixed occasional crashes while scrolling through Load Order menu
Improved Bethesda.net error messaging
How to access the Steam Beta
Log into Steam.
Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library.
A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta.
Wait a few minutes and Fallout 4 should update.
When done, Fallout 4 should appear as Fallout 4 [Beta] in your Library.
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Bethesda confirmed that the 1.9 update doesn’t actually include the High-Resolution Texture Pack, that will be released next week as a separate thing, and this is just preparing the game to support it. This will need some high-level hardware to take advantage of the pack when it does go live.
The recommended spec are Core i7 CPU, an 8GB GTX 1080 video card, and 58GB of hard drive space.