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News update - Fallout 76

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So, Bethesda broke their silence today with the following:

 

A huge thanks to all of you who have been playing Fallout 76 and embarking on this journey with us.
Millions of you are playing the game, and playing it a lot. We love hearing your stories, sharing your photos, and fighting alongside you in the quest to rebuild Appalachia.


As we continue to read your feedback and watch your streams, we understand there are also a number of frustrating issues. We want you to know that we’re committed to rolling out fixes and features on a regular basis, and implementing changes based on your feedback. We also continue to work on an incredible list of updates for the game, including new quests and events, new Vaults opening, a faction-based PvP system, and much more. We’re confident, with your support, we can make Fallout 76 an incredible experience for years to come.
 

UPCOMING PATCHES
We’re eager to get improvements for Fallout 76 into your hands as soon as we can. Even though we’re sharing some patch dates with you today, please keep in mind that timing may shift based on a variety of reasons, like server stability or other needs. If anything changes, we’ll be sure to let folks know here on the official website and our social media channels as we get closer to each release.

 

Let’s take a look at what’s coming up over the next few weeks:


December 4, 2018

Next week’s update will bring an increase to the Stash limit, as well as a variety of performance and stability improvements, balance changes, and multiple bug fixes to the game. We’ll have full patch notes available later this week ahead of Tuesday’s update.

Some notable issues being addressed in this update include:
Stash Limit Increased: We know many of you have been asking for an adjustment to the Stash storage limit, and we’re happy to share that we’re increasing it from 400 to 600. While this is somewhat conservative, we plan to increase the storage cap further once we verify that this change will not negatively impact the stability of the game.
Boss Loot: Players should correctly receive two to three items after taking down a boss, depending on the creature’s difficulty and level.
Cryolator Effects: Players hit with the Cryolator are now Chilled, Frosted, or Frozen depending on how many times they are hit. The duration of movement speed reductions applied by these effects have also been decreased from 2 hours to 30 seconds.
Respawning When Overencumbered: We’ve resolved an issue affecting players who die while overencumbered that only allowed them to Respawn at Vault 76. Now, overencumbered players will be able to respawn at the nearest discovered Map Marker.
Stuck in Power Armor: We’ve addressed an issue in this patch that could cause players to become stuck inside Power Armor. We’re also aware that there are some additional cases where this can occur, and we are actively investigating them.
December 11, 2018 The next update after December 4 is currently planned for the following week. Like previous patches, it will include a variety of bug fixes, but we’re also planning to bring some more notable changes and features to the game. You can catch a preview of these improvements below, and a full list of changes will be included in the December 11 patch notes.
PC Additions: A Push-to-Talk setting for Voice Chat, 21:9 resolution support, and a Field of View setting are all being implemented on PC with this update.
SPECIAL Respec: After level 50, you’ll be able to choose between a new Perk Card, or moving a SPECIAL point you had previously allocated.
C.A.M.P. Placement on Login: Your C.A.M.P. will no longer be automatically blueprinted and stored if someone is occupying your location when you log into a server. Instead, you’ll receive a notification that your space is occupied. If you decide to find a new home for your C.A.M.P. on that server, it will be free to do so. However, if you don’t attempt to place down your C.A.M.P., you will be able to switch to a new server where that spot is vacant and your C.A.M.P. will be fully assembled and waiting for you.
Bulldozer: This is a new C.A.M.P. feature that will allow you to remove small trees, rocks, and other obstructions so it’s easier to create and place your C.A.M.P. when and where you want it. You can also "Bulldoze" to clear these items from the surrounding area to make your C.A.M.P. feel more like home!


We know the size of our previous patch on November 19 was very large, and downloading it was a frustrating experience for many of you—especially those who primarily play Fallout 76 on consoles. We hear you, and we’re working to reduce our patch sizes going forward so that you can get back into game as soon as possible on patch days.
Thank you once again for continuing to share your thoughts about the game with us on the official forums, on social media, and other community channels. Keep it coming! Your feedback is a huge help as we continue to improve and iterate on Fallout 76.
We’ll see you in the Wasteland!

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This game sounds like a joke, they should be ashamed of themselves for releasing it. Push back the date if it’s not working, look at RDR2, they nailed it.

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The beta was pointless, should have done that months ago if they actually wanted to take on board feedback.

Still, it's a good game despite the issues and will only get better.

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I suppose the thing a year or two ago when they decided to stop sending copies if their games for review until after release....was a massive warning sign

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What I've played, I've enjoyed. No game breaking bugs, plenty to do and all in the Fallout universe. I can't speak for anyone other than myself here.
And, as I've said before, previous Fallout games prepared me well.
Bethesda are shit but to say this is a shit game would be an exaggeration, disingenuous even. It could be a lot better and they clearly fell way below expectations. I still like, it can't help that me old China

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I won't dwell too much on the audience at the Bethesda conference, other than I've never cringed so much in my life.

 

Fallout 76 will have an update later this year adding human NPCs and a major quest line. Plus dialogue. In other words, the game it should have been at launch.

 

Oh and a Battle Royale too. It does actually look decent.

 

It's free to play this week.

 

I'll add videos when I get a chance.

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On 6/10/2019 at 11:27 AM, phil bottle said:

I won't dwell too much on the audience at the Bethesda conference, other than I've never cringed so much in my life.

 

Fallout 76 will have an update later this year adding human NPCs and a major quest line. Plus dialogue. In other words, the game it should have been at launch.

 

Oh and a Battle Royale too. It does actually look decent.

 

It's free to play this week.

 

I'll add videos when I get a chance.

 

If I do get chance I'll download the 50ish GB it is.

 

What was so cringey at the conference?

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If I do get chance I'll download the 50ish GB it is.
 
What was so cringey at the conference?
The audience of lemmings.

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