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  • Summary: Fallout 76 is the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together – or not – to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you’ll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. 25 yearsFallout 76 is the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together – or not – to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you’ll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe. Reclamation Day, 2102. 25 years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers – chosen from the nation’s best and brightest – emerge into post-nuclear America. Play alone or band together as you explore, quest, build and triumph against the wasteland’s greatest threats. Multiplayer finally comes to the epic open-world RPGs of Bethesda Game Studios. Create your character with the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system and forge your own path in a new and untamed wasteland with hundreds of locations. Whether you journey alone or with friends, a new and unique Fallout adventure awaits. Use the all-new Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform (C.A.M.P.) to build and craft anywhere in the world. Your C.A.M.P. will provide much-needed shelter, supplies and safety. You can even set up shop to trade goods with other survivors. But beware, not everyone will be quite so neighborly. [Bethesda]
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 46
  2. Negative: 13 out of 46
  1. Dec 11, 2018
    92
    If you are more of a single player gamer like me, don’t let the online nature of Fallout 76 put you off… it’s eminently playable as a single player experience. If you are put off by the issues mentioned at the start then maybe steer clear (or at least wait to see if patches address your concerns), otherwise I’d say grab the Deathclaw by the horns and jump in (but maybe wait till you have powerarmour to do that.).
  2. Dec 22, 2018
    70
    Regardless of how Fallout 76 transforms and mutates in the months to come, the present version is a brave, imaginative, and rewarding exploration, but its true glory is revealed among friends.
  3. Nov 28, 2018
    65
    I don't think I've ever had a game in the test that was so difficult to judge. It doesn't grip properly, but Fallout 76 makes me feel very contradictory. On the one hand, I really enjoy the game world, the exploration and all the stories told here. But I'm also someone who can get involved with this indirect way of telling stories. I can understand that for many this doesn't work without NPCs and dialogues. But I enjoy reading the different diary entries and listening to the holobands. On the other hand, the poor technical condition of the game really annoys me a lot. The poor performance despite average graphics quality is hard to understand. You can and must expect more from a modern game in 2018.
  4. Nov 21, 2018
    50
    In an effort to do everything, Fallout 76 fails to do any of it well enough to form an identity. Its multiplayer mindset robs its quests of all the moral decisionmaking that makes the series great, and all that’s left is a buggy mess of systemic designs that never seems to work together and regularly contradicts itself.
  5. Nov 27, 2018
    50
    Fallout 76 meant to change the very concept of the series, but turned out to be a complete disaster. The game is not only boring and empty, but sometimes simply unplayable.
  6. Nov 22, 2018
    45
    Fallout 76 could have been appealing. With its massive open-world, rewarding exploration and some interesting quests, it fails to be a good game because of too many game-design mistakes and technical issues.
  7. Nov 28, 2018
    20
    I dreaded every hour I had to keep playing Fallout 76 for review. As soon as the game was beginning to teeter on fun or interesting, a bug or a frustrating gameplay design element would quickly remind me that the game was otherwise.

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  1. Nov 14, 2018
    10
    I playing fallout series games since 1997 (i guess) this game is something different that we was having in F1,F2 and now F3 :) but game isI playing fallout series games since 1997 (i guess) this game is something different that we was having in F1,F2 and now F3 :) but game is still good, story and investigation quests are interesting :) and you will find yourself here playing solo as well, world is beautiful and huge :) Bugs? - almost all games have bugs at start, mmo=bugs :) but do not judge it for that , balance maniacs and perfectionists will have to wait for few months :) Expand
  2. Nov 14, 2018
    9
    Fallout 76 plays alot like Fallout 4 but with online multiplayer and a form of PVP. Most of the story is through terminals and notes that haveFallout 76 plays alot like Fallout 4 but with online multiplayer and a form of PVP. Most of the story is through terminals and notes that have been left behind, with the only interactive NPC's being robots.
    So far I have spent about 20 hours in release and a few in Beta and it has been alot of fun.

    Despite what everyone says, the engine has been updated from Fallout 4, but still has the same Fallout feel. I haven't encountered a single breaking bug, and only a few minor glitches, none that stopped us from enjoying the game.
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  3. Nov 21, 2018
    7
    Game is not as bad as some retards are saying. It has a lot of bugs, lacks more storage, but nothing game breaking. It's actually pretty fun.Game is not as bad as some retards are saying. It has a lot of bugs, lacks more storage, but nothing game breaking. It's actually pretty fun.
    I hate that it's a console port and therefore you even have fps drops. Yet I still played since beta for over 5 days in total gametime. It's pretty great, gives you a feeling of fallout, like you're actually alone and gets me depressed almost. I would prefer playing with a friend, but it's fun still. And the difficulty? Those are kids that barely have level 20, I had power armor and found the game really easy, until I got Ultracite lvl 45 power armor and now I'm dying to some enemies.
    I think the game will get better. Hopefully more stuff will be added too, for free. Until then a 7 is a balanced grade. Considering people pay 60$ for games that you play for 10 hours max, you'd be a hypocrite to complain.
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  4. Nov 19, 2018
    1
    This is a shameful release of a "AAA" game, cash grab that uses the Fallout name. This game is full of bugs, it has no content and it's fullThis is a shameful release of a "AAA" game, cash grab that uses the Fallout name. This game is full of bugs, it has no content and it's full of microtransactions.
    AVOID.
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  5. May 19, 2019
    0
    Quickly got really boring, buggy and just broken, I wish they would build something more like Fallout 3
  6. Nov 21, 2018
    0
    I have beaten every Fallout game (including Tactics and BOS) twice, I really love fallout. But I can’t support this. Not only does this notI have beaten every Fallout game (including Tactics and BOS) twice, I really love fallout. But I can’t support this. Not only does this not feel like a Fallout game, it’s also completely broken. The servers barely work half the time, I’m constantly getting kicked out. There’s no story or even decently entertaining quests, so there’s no point to do anything other than wander around and build stuff. The world is huge, but it’s bland, boring, and feels completely dead, despite the online function. The game somehow looks worse in parts than even New Vegas, and definitely looks worse than FO4. This is an insult Fallout fans, and a complete waste of 60$. I expect so much more of Bethesda, I’m honestly kind of sad. Expand
  7. Nov 15, 2018
    0
    This game is god awful!
    -FPS locked
    -Can't change FOV -Terrible UI -Full of bugs -Lifeless empty world -Bunch of fetch missions.
    This game is god awful!
    -FPS locked
    -Can't change FOV
    -Terrible UI
    -Full of bugs
    -Lifeless empty world
    -Bunch of fetch missions.
    -Terrible pvp
    -Microtransactions
    Worse game of 2018!
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