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  1. AlphaAtlas

    Obsidian Talks About the Style and Setting of The Outer Worlds

    While reading reviews about and commentary on Fallout 76, one of the most common opinions I run into is "We just want more Fallout: New Vegas." In other words, it seems that many players crave the stories and character-based worldbuilding that the single player Fallout experiences delivered, and...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Purges Duped Items from Fallout 76

    Bethesda has been dealing with dev room glitches, item duplication bugs, and other exploits ever since Fallout 76's launch, but the developer just announced that they've completed some "'Spring cleaning' to rid the Wasteland of many items that were created through the abuse of duplication...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Obsidian Comments On Fallout 76's Reception

    Fallout 76's had a rocky launch, to say the least, and many have used previous Fallout games as a reference point to call out what exactly went wrong. Obsidian's own take on the Fallout universe, Fallout: New Vegas, is often cited as one of the best in the franchise, and the developers just...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Releases Patch 5 for Fallout 76

    Patch 5 for Fallout 76 just went live, Bethesda detailed the changes they made on their website. In fact, the developers note that they've added "Dev Notes" under some of the larger changes like they did with Patch 4, in an effort to "provide [players] with more context behind things like...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Announces a Fallout 76 Survival Mode

    In response to player requests for "greater challenge, fewer restrictions, and more incentives when it comes to PVP combat," Bethesda announced that they're developing a "Survival" mode for Fallout 76. In the main menu, players soon be given a choice between "Adventure" mode, which is Fallout 76...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Modders Intend to Recreate Fallout 2 in Fallout 4's Engine

    Last month, a group of modders announce their intention to mod Fallout 2 into Fallout 4, Large scale-ambitious mods for Bethesda games are pretty common, and many such projects fizzle out before any sort of meaningful release, but today, the "Project Arroyo" modders uploaded several screenshots...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda is Asking for Essays in Ban Appeals

    Polygon reports that Bethesda is wrongfully banning some players in Fallout 76. Third party programs like Reshade, various overlays, and capture/streaming programs may be to blame, but that's not exactly new, as similar 3rd party programs have triggered cheat detection algorithms in other games...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda is Working on a New Fallout 76 PVP Mode

    Fallout 76 may have had a rocky launch, but Bethesda seems committed to supporting the game going forward. On the "Inside the Vault" blog, Bethesda detailed a number of fixes and tweaks that are coming in January. Bethesda also promised to offer more detailed patch notes. Starting in 2019, they...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Support Ticket System Leaked Customer Information

    Today's data leak of the day comes from... Bethesda. Recently, Bethesda promised to give buyers of Fallout 76's $200 Power Armor edition a real canvas bag. But to do that, customers had to create a support ticket and submit proof of purchase, which allegedly included a receipt containing credit...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 Bug Made a Player Effectively Immortal

    A bug in Fallout 76 allegedly has the Reddit user Brogadyn stuck in "permanent godmode." According to the player's post, killzones, ghoul swarms, and nukes straight to the face can't kill the player. Fortunately, the bug doesn't appear to be widespread, and Brogadyn has reportedly avoided...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 is Online Now

    Fallout 76 was supposed to launch tomorrow, as Bethesda's own website says it will be available on November 14. The PlayStation site has a "countdown to launch" timer, and right now it says the game is launching in 11 hours. But once again, Fallout 76 is apparently up a little earlier than...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Launcher Won't Uninstall Fallout 76 B.E.T.A.

    Yesterday, various news outlets reported that players ran into issues trying to uninstall the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. VG247 says that the launcher would ask for login info when trying to uninstall the game. Upon entering the login info, players would receive a message saying "You do not have access...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 is Locked at 63FPS and Has a Dynamic FOV

    PCGamer reports that Fallout 76 now has a hard 63 FPS framerate cap. Before the update on November 5th, the game would run at the monitor's refresh rate. Bethesda hasn't made any official note of it yet, but the cap will presumably mitigate the framerate-related speedhacks that plagued earlier...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 is Allegedly Easy to Hack

    According to a thread on Reddit, Fallout 76 largely resembles Fallout 4 internally, which makes it relatively easy to hack. The game reportedly does no file integrity checking before launching, critical features like collision detection run client side, and client/server communication is largely...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 Will be Up "Forever"

    Publicly, Bethesda has been very confident about Fallout 76, and that confidence continued over the weekend. In a recent interview with Gamespot, Pete Hines said "How long is [Fallout 76] going to be up? Forever." Many game developers have a habit of abandoning online games prematurely, but with...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 Beta Extended Following Launch Issues

    Fallout 4's B.E.T.A. launched on PC yesterday, and as anyone who's played Bethesda's previous Fallout titles would expect, there were some issues. For starters, the beta launched 2 hours earlier than scheduled. Many players found that Bethesda launcher force them to redownload the 50GB game, an...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 Will be Lootbox Free

    Pete Hines, the vice president of Bethesda Softworks, told Gamespot that Fallout 76 is trying to stay "on the right side of the line" when it comes to microtransactions and post-release content. According to Hines, Fallout 76's microtransactions will be limited to cosmetic items that don't...
  18. AlphaAtlas

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  19. FrgMstr

    New Vegas Moves to New California

    For those of you needing a healthy dose of new single player Fallout, your wishes have been granted, at least for those of you that own Fallout: New Vegas, which is likely every Fallout fan in the world. Fallout: New California is now available for download and is a built by Radian-Helix...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    Fallout 76 Beta Dates Announced

    Fallout 76 just got a release date for the game's "Break-it Early Test Application", or B.E.T.A for short. Xbox One users can jump in on October 23rd, while everyone else will have to wait another week. Bethesda posted instructions for applying to the beta, along with other pertinent...
  21. AlphaAtlas

    Bethesda Confirms that Fallout 76 Won't Launch With Crossplay

    In June, Bethesda implied that Sony was partially responsible for the lack of cross platform support in Fallout 76. However, after Sony reversed their stance, fans started to wonder if crossplay would come to the game after all. In a tweet, Pete Hines confirmed that Fallout 76 isn't getting...
  22. cageymaru

    Bethesda Is Having a Sale as a Lead-in to Quakecon

    Bethesda is having a sale on Steam as nearly everything in the publisher's entire catalog is discounted as a lead-in to Quakecon. Of course Quakecon is a legendary PC gaming event as gamers compete to win prizes in a LAN party atmosphere. For those of us that can't attend, there is the before...
  23. NeghVar

    Fallout DLC cities

    If Bethesda began making large maps of large cities with a storyline and providing as DLC, would you buy any? Large as in the size of the maps of the main story in each game. Not the side stories. I live in Dallas, TX. So if they released a Dallas map, I would buy it if I feel the price is...
  24. R

    Fallout: New California Mod Coming in October

    In a report from DSOGaming, the total conversion mod for Fallout: New Vegas, dubbed Fallout: New California, will release in October 2018. While reporting on a mod is a little unusual, this mod is a little different. Fallout: New California is a total conversion mod, being a prequel to New...
  25. R

    Fallout 4 Free Weekend On PC

    Fallout 4 is free to play this weekend according to a twitter post from fallout. In case you havn't played the post-apocalyptic RPG yet, you can give it a try for free this weekend. And if you like it, it's on sale for $15 until Feb. 12th. I still have yet to finish Fallout 4. I got to a place...
  26. Q

    No Elder Scrolls 6 to protect ESO and Skyrim success

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2017/06/14/elder-scrolls-6-is-likely-being-delayed-to-protect-the-elder-scrolls-online-and-skyrim/#1d6b286746ff I figured it was a given we wouldn't see any new games from them for the rest of this decade and this all but confirms it. ^^ What I read in...
  27. FrgMstr

    Fallout 4 VR - Official E3 Trailer

    Fallout 4 VR will be making its way to PC gamers in October of this year. You can now leave Vault 111 with the HTC Vive and it is already ready for pre-purchase on Steam. However, I was truly hoping that Bethesda would cut current Fallout 4 owners a bit of a price cut as $60 is hard to swallow...
  28. Q

    Starfield: Rumored new IP from Bethesda at E3?

    The rumor seems to have a decent amount of heat on it so better than 50/50 they show "something" at E3 in regards to this long discussed new IP. Grain of salt for now but this is an interesting concept if it's even remotely accurate along with VR for Skryim and Fallout 4...
  29. Zarathustra[H]

    Fallout 4 VR Confirmed for E3 2017

    At E3 in 2016 Bethesda promised a Fallout 4 VR launch in 2017. Now we know that it will be coming at E3 this year. Reportedly it is "the most incredible thing you've seen in your life." Hyperbole aside, it does sound like it could be pretty awesome. Support from big AAA tiles I'm actually...
  30. WheresWaldo

    Fallout Revelation

    How did this not make the front page here Fan-made and good enough to shop around to networks like SyFy, CW, Fox. Let's just hope they can actually pull this off and get Bethesda on board. There is no kickstarter or indiegogo for this project. So far (just the one 15 min part) it is better...
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