After detailing more of the upcoming Fallout 76 yesterday - including revealing a pretty snazzy new Collector's Edition - Bethesda has announced today that they are partnering with Habitat for Humanity - a global nonprofit that works in local communities across all 50 states in the US - to advance the "global rebuilding" theme that's so prevalent in Fallout 76.
Bethesda announced that n open beta will then become available in the weeks running up to a full global release to ensure there aren't any game-breaking bugs. It's what Todd Howard calls "Softcore Survival" - death won't mean that you lose your character, and you'll only be in a world with "dozens, not hundreds or thousands" of other players. These links leave Siliconera. It puts West Virginia on a global stage.
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What did you think of Fallout 76's big reveal?
Video game company Bethesda Softworks announced Sunday the game would be released November 8.
In a playful joke with the fans, Todd Howard said he's read online that past Fallout games have had a few bugs.
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You can build and craft together, as well as playing music or cooking together in quieter moments, all within your own hand-built relocatable outpost.
"I hope my house survived WW3", McElroy joked about the new game which is expected to have a heavy multi-player component.
Is Fallout 76 just a multiplayer game? . The places where nuclear missiles land will create high-level gameplay zones with valuable resources that you won't necessarily be able to get elsewhere.
The players exit the Vault at the behest of the Overseer, who sends them on a quest that will take them through 6 distinct regions with their own risks and rewards. The Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition will also include a power armor helmet with some functional bits.
Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition is up for pre-order at Amazon.