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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. Nov 16, 2018
    65
    While Fallout 76 is effectively a buggy mess, marred by frame-rate issues, quest bugs and general calamity when it comes to the engine, there’s still a decent amount of fun to be had here. Whatever you do, though, don’t come in expecting Fallout 5 otherwise you will be supremely disappointed. Fallout 76 is effectively about base-construction, survival and world-building, not the story and your part in it, which isn’t a bad thing. The execution is though.
  2. Nov 19, 2018
    60
    Fallout 76 is a confusing experience, a discord of half-baked ideas and false premises but also some genuinely smart gameplay mechanics that allow solo players and groups alike adventure in equal terms. I want to desperately love it more but as it stands now, the game makes it pretty tough. Still, I will have my Frankie keep on going, no matter how stubborn that might be in the long run.
  3. Nov 17, 2018
    56
    Fallout 76 is akin to Ark: Survival Evolved, being that much of its potential is lost in the midst of its many technical faults. To be clear, at its core, this isn’t a bad game, in fact, there’s a lot of fun to be had in its padded world if you enjoy this type of gameplay loop. It’s a shame that in its current form, most of that fun is frequently interrupted by horrendous framerate, countless bugs, delayed rendering, and shoddy design choices.
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  1. Nov 17, 2018
    I'm ultimately enjoying Fallout 76. Yes, the game's systems push back every opportunity they get and that's oftentimes frustrating. This is certainly the entry that strays furthest from what people loved about Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. But Fallout has created a universe where every region's history is worth learning. It holds true for West Virginia, even if I can't shake the feeling that this will be the least memorable of Fallout's stories. Well, unless you and your friends create your own memories.
  2. Nov 15, 2018
    Fallout 76 is peak Bethesda: shonky graphics, dumb artificial intelligence, fluctuating frame rate, and an insect house full of bugs. Ugly character creator, terrible animation, horribly loose combat – it’s all here. But what’s unfortunately not here is the charm and intrigue that makes you want to immerse yourself in a world, regardless of its aesthetic shortcomings. [1st day review in progress]
  3. Nov 15, 2018
    So far, Fallout 76 seems like a half-baked, early access entry, equal parts buggy as ugly (it honestly looks like an Xbox 360 game, even on Xbox One X — and that’s largely ignoring ever-present framerate drops). It’s a shame, too, because there’s the odd moment where things click, shining through with the brilliance Fallout can bring — finding a secret Vault in the basement of a University, as an example. Those moments are too infrequent right now, and I desperately hope that changes as I put more time into the game.
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  1. Positive: 62 out of 193
  1. Nov 14, 2018
    10
    This game isn't perfect but it is a blast to play. There are many bugs but this is a Bethesda game so sadly that is to be expected. I'veThis game isn't perfect but it is a blast to play. There are many bugs but this is a Bethesda game so sadly that is to be expected. I've played probably 15 hours including beta time and it has been one of the best game experiences I've ever had. Ignore the zero reviews, it's just entitled brats that are mad its not New Vegas 2. I will say playing with a group is way more enjoyable than playing solo. Expand
  2. Nov 14, 2018
    10
    Why on Earth would you leave a review on this game if you played the game with a negative bias or worse, have never even played it. It's notWhy on Earth would you leave a review on this game if you played the game with a negative bias or worse, have never even played it. It's not PUBG or FORTNITE and if that's what your gripe is then get lost.

    I absolutely love this game even with it's early game bugs. I have been a fan of Fallout since the beginning and this game is a bold and brave attempt to give people what they asked for with Fallout 4, online gaming in a Fallout Universe.

    What I really enjoy about the game (I've played 76 since the pre-BETA stress Test)

    --Microtransactions - the ability to trade and barter with other Vault Dwellers adds a fun twist to the game, no more depending on just NPC merchants (which 76 does have)
    --The vastness of Applachia - promises hours of game time with no repeat encounters
    --Being able to join up with fellow Vault Dwellers to creat actual Fallout communities
    --Crafting - being able to make literally anything and everything myself. You do need plans and blueprints
    --Blueprinting - Once you build your palace/castle you can blueprint it so if you move your CAMP it can be rebuilt with ease.
    --Moveable CAMP - A portable workstation to enables the Vault Dweller to have immediate access to literally any workstation or Basecamp feature on the go. You do need to pay caps to move once it's been built once.
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  3. Nov 16, 2018
    8
    I was playing Fallout 4 survival mode as a past time for some time. You know, slowly sneaking on cities, building settlements to save theI was playing Fallout 4 survival mode as a past time for some time. You know, slowly sneaking on cities, building settlements to save the game, and chasing random points on the Commonwealth, just for fun and replayability. It was awesome.

    Then Fallout 76 came. I could not believe it. This is exactly the game I wanted, no more, no less.

    Yeah sure, the game is buggy. The dev team rushed as hell to launch the game on time. I'm good with that, at least I have the chance to start playing it right now. Hope the dev team gets the chance to iterate and keep updating the game.

    Short words: yeah, Fallout 4 online, bug map, bugs to solve, online, you may play without any living humans nearby, and avoid people if you want. Love it

    -2 points because the graphics plan was not for the Xbox One. Maybe it looks better on an Xbox X (or Pro or whatever).
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  4. Nov 14, 2018
    1
    Worst game ever. 200 mb on disc,only online,witch sucks ,50 gb download day one,dated graphics. Rip Bethesda
  5. Nov 19, 2018
    0
    the "release it now and fix it later" method is Bethesda game studios at its finest. they release games with more things being bugged andthe "release it now and fix it later" method is Bethesda game studios at its finest. they release games with more things being bugged and glitched then working as intended only to let modders spend a crazy amount of time to fix their **** Bethesda is a **** company who doesn't care about us as much as we care about them. its an abusive relationship and people defending them are a large part of the problem. so because this game has learned NOTHING from the previous games under their belt and they have NOT learned from fans who just want a bug/glitch free experience this is worth NOTHING more then a 0. bugthesda can go bankrupt if its up to me, they show 0 respect to us. Expand
  6. Nov 15, 2018
    0
    Imagine that, people aren’t fans of cash grab games. Wake up consumers! I really believe it was not released on Steam to prevent players fromImagine that, people aren’t fans of cash grab games. Wake up consumers! I really believe it was not released on Steam to prevent players from "Refunding" their purchase. Plus you are able to write reviews and rate the game on Steam. They knew damn well the game was going to get terrible ratings. They are just trying to maximize profit and cover up bad press, thats it. I was suspicious of this from the start and did not purchase.

    It's Interesting how gaming 'journalists' are so slow to post their thoughts on this one. Hell, Forbes even came out with an article saying 'Don't trust early Fallout 76 reviews'. There is no reason to even glance at game review sites anymore.

    when you settle for less, then you get less. That's what gamers are getting with Bethesda. Todd Howard of Bethesda said in an interview that they are not going to make a new engine because it takes too long to learn how to develop for it. He said they are used to the one they have and are just going to keep patching it up even with the new Elder Scrolls 6. They have no intentions on making a new engine. Why.... well I think they don't want to spend the money or time to do so. If gamers would quit settling for less, then you might get the game you want WITH great current graphics. I'm SURE you wouldn't complain about having it all.
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  7. Nov 14, 2018
    0
    Bethesda managed to perfectly portray the setting of an apocalypse...its horrible, boring, and dreadful.

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