Fallout 76 is an action role playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
A spinoff of the popular franchise, it puts its emphasis on online gameplay and shared world mechanics.
Leaked internal Microsoft emails have revealed that Xbox boss Phil Spencer was considering shelving Fallout 76 at one point.
BGS' upcoming open world RPG is promising a number of significant improvements over the studio's past efforts.
Check out some of the new content coming to Fallout 76 with the game's newest trailer celebrating 15 million players.
Support studio Sperasoft has contributed to the development of the likes of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Dead Space, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and more.
The first two will be available for PS4 and PS5 subscribers. The PS4 version of Fallout 76 is playable on PS5 via backward compatibility.
Bethesda's post-apocalyptic multiplayer RPG has added another half a million players over the course of the last two months.
Bethesda's online post-apocalyptice RPG endured a rough launch back in November 2018, but four years later, it's made a remarkable recovery.
Players will head to a city built on the remains of post-nuclear Pittsburgh, and cross paths with vicious Raiders, monstrous Trogs, and more.
The support studio has been working with Bethesda Game Studios on the MMO for two years, providing 3D art and contributing to seasons.
Double Eleven confirms it's working with Bethesda on "on a host of exciting new content" for Fallout 76 that will launch later this year.
"We've got a lot of fun, cool stuff that I can't wait to tell people about. Stuff that's beyond this year," says design director Mark Tucker.
The online RPG's newest update also brings a new Scoreboard, improvements to Fallout Worlds, and much more.
Bethesda has provided a brief overview of what to expect from its online RPG over the coming months- and it seems there's plenty to look forward to.
Todd Howard says single player experiences are a core part of the studio's DNA, but they could still utilize multiplayer and social ideas in games in the future.
Fallout 76 is going free to play on all supported platforms, and fans can play for free starting now up until October 25th.
Multiple titles will come to the streaming service this month, including Naughty Dog's latest critically-acclaimed action title.
Visit curated worlds with their own unique settings or join Fallout 1st and create your own Custom Worlds for up to eight players.
id Software also celebrates the 25th anniversary of Quake while the Fallout 76 team offers an in-depth look at Fallout Worlds.
Fallout 1st subscribers will have much more control over their own worlds, from C.A.M.P. settings and weather to infinite ammo and AP.
Mark Tucker talks about the game's updates after one of the most troubled launches in history, how the game has improved, and is winning fans back.
Fallout 76: Expeditions - The Pitt will finally allow players to explore new areas outside of the Appalachia at no additional cost.
Fallout 76: Steel Reign aims to bring a conclusion to the Brotherhood of Steel questline, which began all the way back in Steel Dawn.
Fallout 76's entirety of content will be free to play on all platforms up until June 16th and a new event shall commence after that.
The multiplayer title lays out the next four seasons of content.
Five Bethesda titles can be played at "nearly" 60 FPS with this feature.
Howard also talks about how Phil Spencer was one of the first people he called for advice following the game's poor launch.
The update also makes Build Mode outlines blue for color blind players.
New Pip-Boy tabs, stack weight, and much more also incoming.
Bethesda hopes to see a repeat of that in 2021.
A lot of them just want a single player experience one way or another.
Bethesda has opted to release the major update early.
Watch the history of the First Expeditionary Force and their eventual fall.
A new trailer sets the stage for the Brotherhood of Steel's return.
"I can't say it's going to be a one-off," says Howard.
The quest will be free to all players in December.
This includes the game's expansions.
Bethesda's Jeff Gardiner says the team is "definitely still working" on it.
The post-apocalyptic series makes its way to the small screen soon.
Soulcalibut 6 and Out of the Park Baseball 21 currently available for console and PC subscribers respectively.
Earn rewards like Lunchboxes, Power Armor sets, crafting material bundles, and more till mid-September.
Bethesda's Pete Hines says the company didn't want "to make another mistake."
However, Bethesda may look into additional Fallout 1st rewards in the future.
A Battle Pass-esque progression system is coming this Summer.
Players can play the entire game on PC, including Wastelanders, till May 18th.
There's plenty to do in the Wastelanders end-game - here's everything that you need to know.
Perk Loadouts are also currently planned to arrive this year.
It truly never ends with this game.
Wastelanders will appeal to hardcore Fallout fans, but it's still let down by some of the base game's biggest issues.
Itching for company? Here are all the different allies you can currently have.
Release timings for each region have also been revealed.
Thankfully, you will be given a free camp move.
Ally with the Settlers or Raiders when Wastelanders launches next week.
You have to link your Steam account by April 13th though.
Bethesda's biggest update to the online title is coming up. Here's what to expect.
A little more wait for the wasteland.
"Just because it didn't go well doesn't mean you shouldn't do that," says Bethesda's Pete Hines.
The focus on NPCs and dialogue apparently took its toll on the budget.
The new addition looks pretty close to a solo Fallout.
A horror game set in a post-nuclear wasteland? Yes, please.
The post-apocalyptic remains of the world are not a friendly place.
Recruit certain NPCs by completing their questlines and have them hang out in your CAMP.
The Steam version launches on the same day, with two versions available to purchase.
The new reputation system will see players go "from a total stranger to a close confidant with each faction."
Check out the stark difference between bases for The Settlers and The Raiders
Registration is available till January 14th, with the private test starting on January 17th.
A recent exploit has hit PC players, but Bethesda is "actively working toward a solution".
But the issue doesn't seem to be consistent for all players.
There's a lot of hard work ahead for Bethesda.
Bethesda says that "resolving this issue is currently our top priority."
The service costs $12.99 per month and $99.99 for 12 months.
Bethesda wants it to be "the best, most polished update it can be."
The online-focused game gets a roadmap well into the next year.
Suggested by the community, the refrigerator can only be purchased with premium currency.
Explore a Vault overrun with plants and battle the threats within.
Nuclear Winter weapons will also be toned down and Radaway made better.
Confirmed to be coming to the game last year, private servers are almost here.
There's plenty of content coming to the online shooter very soon.
The top 3 players will no longer be handicapped for playing well.
"Yes, the game is in shambles but can we interest you in a new event?"
Bethesda is looking into fixes for Legendary items, among other issues.
New players will spend less Caps to fast travel and not suffer disease.
The patch has been delayed to mid-July in order to fit all these changes.
No matter what, the company was determined to stick with it.
"Most of the stuff is personalised to you," says development director Chris Mayer.
The "sneak peek" will continue and receive updates, as per Bethesda.
Try out battle royale in the wastelands.
Its free trial has started already.
The expansion will be free for all current players.
A lot is rumored for Bethesda's E3 conference.
"We believed the repair kits were a convenience item for people," says project lead Jeff Gardiner.
Director Todd Howard says "it's not how you launch, it's what it becomes."
You can open your own shop and scrap Legendary gear.
The Pioneer Scouts are coming to Appalachia on May 7th.
The camera is finally here.
Bethesda are already hard at work on the next update.
Bethesda hopes the new features are a challenge for current players.
Despite earlier comments that all microtransactions will be cosmetic.
Bethesda director says there are "millions of players", and "a ton of cool content" is coming.
Hunt other players in the open world without any restrictions.
Bethesda capitulates at last, offering PC players the choice they always wanted.
Player reporting, brewing and distilling, and many more features have been added.
Originally slated to arrive today, Bethesda confirms that the update needs "more time to brew".
The Fasnacht Parade begins on March 19th and will last an entire week.
Bethesda's efforts to turn the ship around are continuing to chug along.
Are you ready to become the Wasteland’s premiere bartender?
Bethesda outline their plan to keep Fallout 76 interesting in the coming future.
Bethesda also confirms that maintenance on long-running servers will happen more frequently.
Bethesda seems to offer hope that the messy Fallout 76 may yet have life left in it.
Obsidian doesn’t seem to like its game being used to hate on Fallout 76.
Improvements to performance, game client stability, and server stability also included.
Bethesda confirms that Survival mode isn't the only new upcoming content.
Separate from the base game, players can openly attack each other in Survival.
Bethesda quashes recent F2P rumours for its online RPG.
The publisher is taking action against players who're using illicit cheats in the game.
Don't try to access it though- or you might risk getting banned.
Weighing about 500 MB on PC, with the 4 GB console patch coming next week.
If you logged into Fallout 76 last year, the three classic Fallout titles from Interplay are now yours for free.
The patch will address issues raised by players, on top of improving performance and stability.
Industry analyst Michael Pachter believes people will likely look at Fallout 76 as a blip.
Many players also claim to have been banned without cause.
Following an issue on new year's day, access to nukes has been re-enabled.
Bethesda will be releasing several new additional updates for its online RPG in the near future.
Bethesda is getting into the spirit of Holidays.
It doesn’t sound like either game is doing too well at the moment...
Bethesda hopeful to release it "sometime in the first quarter" of 2019.
This time though, it doesn’t seem to be Bethesda’s fault.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield 5, Pokemon Let's Go, and (surprisingly enough) Fallout 76 chart high as well.
Players within 100 meters of each other can now chat over text.
The Fallout franchise has seen its share of strange events over the years. Check out 12 of them here.
A range of quality of life features and improvements arrive for PC players, including push-to-talk for mics.
PC players will still receive the update on December 11.
The issue seems to have been resolved, according to a community manager.
Bethesda plans to release a "variety of in-game events" throughout a week.
Submit a ticket by January 31st, 2019 and Bethesda will send a replacement when it's ready.
Several other fixes and stability improvements also included in the December 4th update.
Major US retailer posts $488.6 million loss in the midst of falling share price.
The developer once again promises significant forthcoming improvements.
It seems like everything to do with Fallout 76 has been at the centre of some controversy or the other.
Fallout 76 may have a future but will it find success with its current focus, especially in such a crowded market?
C.A.M.P. quality of life features, SPECIAL respec, and much more coming in the next few weeks.
Reddit users criticize developer's response, noting the same comment being reused for other threads.
No guarantee this will work for you, but there’s no harm in at least trying.
Bethesda's latest title has already been subject to some major price drops.
"It gets in front of a lot of the questions that we knew people were going to ask," says Bethesda's Pete Hines.
The Wasteland is well and truly empty.
Mastering the secrets of Fallout 76’s Wasteland.
Fallout 76 is out. Many players hate it. Here's why.
If these reports are true, Bethesda may be trying to make things right with its players.
Weapons, large scale and small, in Fallout 76.
Finding all the collectibles in the game’s world.
Bethesda's online open world RPG launched eight days ago, but prices have already seen a significant drop.
You can now go over 60 FPS if your system permits it.
Fallout 76 is crippled by pervasive technical issues and fundamental flaws at the core of the experience.
Finding collectibles in Fallout 76.
Bethesda did warn us it would be an unusually large patch.
These two Fallout 76 mods address issues with inventory management and performance.
Perfectly encapsulating the concept of nuclear deterrence.
Hitman 2's launch week physical sales are down 90 percent from Hitman Absolution.
UI fixes, QoL improvements, and more will also be part of the upcoming patch.
Finding collectibles in Fallout 76.
Performance issues severely impact the experience on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.
Finding all sorts of stuff in Fallout 76’s world.
Dealing with the side effects of radiation in Fallout 76.
Dealing with the other survivors in the Wasteland in Fallout 76.
Dealing with, and dealing out, radiation in Fallout 76.
Creating the best build with the best weapons in Fallout 76
Tips for finding some of the series staples in Fallout 76.
Some pointers to get you started on your way in Fallout 76
The mod allows you to edit configurations in the game engine, including terrain, LOD, and more.
How much real world money does it cost to buy Atoms? Find out here.
Considering that the beta included the full game, that's less than ideal.
Time to get ready for the upcoming avalanche of games!
You’re going to need to spend a lot of time on this game...
The "incredible list of updates" also includes faction-based PvP and new quests/events.
Bethesda were right- this definitely qualifies as "an unforeseen problem".
Whether you had fun or loathed it, here are a few things that Fallout 76 needs immediately.
The trend of ridiculously huge day one patches continues...
It seems like Bethesda actually treated the beta testing period for the game as a beta, rather than as a glorified marketing demo like so many other companies do.
Looks like this was one of the problems with the game they mentioned was getting fixed.
While I would prefer no microtransactions, it doesn’t seem to be too bad right now.
But admits that there HAS been some legitimate feedback the developers have received, and are working on addressing.
Bethesda addresses numerous bugs, glitches, and the overall stability of the client.
The beta will be available for all platforms on November 6th and 8th.
"How long is Fallout 76 going to be up? Forever."
They're nothing special, but something's better than nothing.
Some of these look pretty interesting.
Hines apologizes for issues while noting that this is "in fact the whole point of doing this beta".
The November 1st beta will run for an additional four hours.
Bethesda's Pete Hines admits being on the right side of the line for microtransactions can be "pretty ambiguous".
Watch freshly emerged Vault-dwellers admire a nuclear explosion.
However, the company believes it's "a viable platform" for future things.
We're not entirely sold on Bethesda's upcoming shared world RPG.
Four new dates have been announced with the longest play sessions yet.
Getting the game running on your system won’t require too much.
The second phase will only be available from 5 PM EST to 7 PM EST.
Fallout 76 is intriguing but there are a number of concerns that Bethesda need to address.
There may be "new spectacular issues none of us have encountered", according to the developer.
Development team also talks threats during the story and why gameplay won't be too chaotic.
Find out what time the beta becomes available in your region.
"Doomsday preppers", Free State, and "the first to run into danger", the Responders.
It does include a numbered art print, three mini-journals, and other collectable merchandise.
Get ready to step out into the wasteland once again.
"We will constantly be looking to make the game better," says Bethesda's Pete Hines.
Pete Hines discusses the challenges of taking Fallout online.
The game's Microsoft Store page has revealed its final file size.
No cross-progression at launch, but Bethesda might look into it eventually.
It’s really disappointing, but let’s hope Bethesda irons these out in the lead up to the game’s release next month.
Be careful about spending all your S.P.E.C.I.A.L. points en route to max level.
Beats Red Dead Redemption 2, Battlefield 5, and Fallout 76 in the multiplatform category.
If you're an Xbox Insider and pre-ordered the game, then you get even earlier access.
Progression in Fallout 76 seems to be a good mix of solo and co-op gameplay.
Bethesda's Pete Hines also feels it will help with "issues and challenges seen in the past".
Bethesda's Pete Hines also confirmed that mods will only work on private servers.
Everything you need to know about Fallout 76.
Atoms will be your currency for purchasing skins, outfits, and other cosmetics.
The wasteland of West Virginia looks suitably huge.
More survival AND action oriented gameplay elements.
If you're not convinced yet, these videos should do a good job of bringing you on board.
It works more as an aim assist now than anything, really.
That said, he also says that on the whole, they don't expect issues arising from the launcher as much as they do from other factors.
Uncle Pete answers more of your questions.
Even though cross-play is not a priority yet, it might still end up happening.
PS4 and PC players will have to wait until October 30th.
Crossplay support is not a priority right now as the developers focus on BETA and launch.
Bethesda's Pete Hines says more details could come "hopefully this week".
Pete Hines answers some fans' questions about the game.
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The real question is, when will that be?
The Guitar Sword is a... sword shaped like a guitar...?
Assisting in kills will net XP, but performing the killing blow offers slightly more.
"If it was just Fallout 5 it would be like ‘it’s a singleplayer Fallout and here’s what’s new or different’."
Destroy all humans, Fallout edition.
Here's how events will work in Fallout 76.
Bethesda sheds some light on the game's main narrative.
Fallout 76 will present players with plenty of options in almost all aspects of gameplay.
Regardless of damage caused on an enemy, all players will receive loot in the process.
Along with these, Turtle Beach’s new Elite Pro 2 + SuperAmp Pro Performance Gaming Audio System has also been unveiled.
"There's no way to make any more," says Bethesda's Pete Hines.
Additionally, dates for the game's beta are coming... soon?
The bundle will come with a month each of Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold.
The new tool will allow players to establish their base anywhere in the post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Work together to survive this harsh post apocalyptic wasteland.
DOOM Eternal "may or may not" be on Steam- this situation is "specific to Fallout 76".
QuakeCon 2018 has brought tons of new details for the upcoming online-centric title.
Does a huge open world with scripted characters and scenarios make a true Fallout game? Or is it something else entirely?
The game and the beta test will not be released on Steam.
There also won't be a non-disclosure agreement for streams, videos and screenshots from the beta.
Long story short: people really need to stop worrying.
Pete Hines assuages a bunch of worried fans online.
Players will be selected at random.
Bethesda will also answer questions regarding Fallout 76 at the upcoming QuakeCon panel.
Fallout 76 may have survival elements, but it's not going to be a survival game.
Todd Howard says keeping development internal is "always better", but praises Obsidian for Fallout: New Vegas.
Todd Howard also gives assurances that Fallout 5 will be a single player game.
Bethesda is doing something unique with the franchise and that itself deserves praise.
Pete Hines says Fallout 76 will have a fluid, player-made factions system.
Both Bethesda games and online titles are famous for how solid launch periods are, right?
Bethesda talks about the necessity of scaling up to keep up with game development, and its own ambitions.
"We shouldn't be afraid," says director Todd Howard, when it comes to developing a multiplayer game.
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Todd Howard explains how Bethesda plans to prevent griefing in Fallout 76.
Servers will allow for solo play, private parties, and mods.
Todd Howard speaks about the future of the Fallout franchise.
Todd Howard says Sony hasn't been "as helpful as everyone would like."
Bethesda's Todd Howard speaks about the company's uncharacteristically early announcements for those two games.
The Elder Scrolls and Fallout director doesn't like to play it safe.
That's a lot of country roads.
No griefing in the wasteland.
Take me home, country roads...
Bethesda's Pete Hines talks about the concepts of role playing and revenge in the upcoming Fallout 76.
Meant to give fans a "better idea of where we're headed" says Pete Hines.
Set ambushes or avoid combat altogether in the online title.
It seems like PS4 and PC owners will have to wait a bit for the beta to hit their platforms.
Bethesda's Pete Hines goes into detail about several of the game's mechanics.
"Softcore survival", indeed.
These are the most important things we've learned about Fallout 76 at E3.
Bethesda also wants to "double down" on features that players love.
Plus, nukes can't destroy your settlements permanently.
It can still be played entirely single player, though.
With a sweet ass special edition announced, too.
Plus, Fallout 4 is now on Game Pass.
Here's what we're hoping to see in Bethesda's upcoming megaton.
The listing has since been changed to December 31st 2019 by the retail site.
Fallout 76 might be online-focused, but according to a new report, it will still have a narrative focus.
It might be best to just wait before freaking out...
This might not be the next big Bethesda RPG you were waiting for...
It will feature a story, quests, base-building and multiplayer mechanics.
Set in Vault 76, which opens 20 years after the nuclear war.