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Fallout 76 Raises A Lot of Questions

It’s been almost three years since the last proper entry in the Fallout series was released and it 's now being reported that Fallout 76 is a survival multiplayer RPG similar to DayZ and Rust. Game Savvy has some questions.

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shinoff218314d ago

To say we shouldn't expect a dev to stay stuck in 2008, I stopped reading after that. First wanting a dev to make a single player game is not I repeat IS NOT wanting a dev to stay stuck in 2008. To insinuate that us that want a single player game are stuck in 2008 is a ludicrous statement. Not everything has to be multiplayer. I can't believe that in 2018 that someone would even write like this considering that single player games are largely still successful. It works both ways though not every one. Remeber lawbreakers didn't that fail pretty hard or since it was 2017 was it ahead of its time since it was 2018 yet and we all know that in 2018 multiplayer games just finally took over (sarcasm). Also there are many indie devs making games that look like they predate 2008 and they are fantastic games. That one line really struck a nerve with me.

gamesavvy14d ago

Hi shinoff,

First of all, thanks for reading. We're sorry the article struck a nerve with you. Our intention was not to be controversial but rather be rational and realistic. We as consumer can't expect developers to keep doing the same thing over and over again, especially with shifting markets and differing opinions and directions within each and every company. As much as all of us at Game Savvy would love a brand new Fallout RPG, markets do change and the market right now, is pointing to online multiplayer games. With that being said, we do not see this game as being a replacement for their Fallout series but rather an extension, much like Elder Scrolls Online, which is not a replacement for their first-person RPG Elder Scrolls games. Fallout 76 will most likely take on that roll.

Most important question here is, would you be excited for a Fallout 5? What would you want from that game?

Christopher13d ago

***We as consumer can't expect developers to keep doing the same thing over and over again, especially with shifting markets and differing opinions and directions within each and every company. As much as all of us at Game Savvy would love a brand new Fallout RPG, markets do change and the market right now, is pointing to online multiplayer games.***

Not sure if you've been paying attention, but this isn't true. The markets have clearly pointed to both single and online MP games being desired, not just one or the other.

Lighter913d ago

Well said AND professional. Thank you.

gangsta_red12d ago

There is room for both SP and MP but big gaming companies are all trying their hand to create a huge MP/MMO type game that can retain players and keep them engaged longer than any SP only game could.

WillyC00912d ago

I couldn't disagree more. Fallout is an RPG and is best as such in my opinion. Making it a multiplayer/MMO just does not make sense to me and frankly will turn me off from supporting their products in the future.

As for elders scrolls, it has been far to long without a new core RPG in that series. Skyrim has been beaten to death with re-releases and frankly, the Eldrers Scrolls online has only exasperated the issue of not having a new Elders Scrolls by this point.

If you're going to say Bethesda shouldn't be stuck in 2008, maybe they should have spent their time working on a new game engine? Now that's archaic. Not the Fallout RPG formula.

shinoff218312d ago

That could also be the wrong attitude, that attitude imo and plent of others is what screwed up the resident evil franchise. I'm talking about the transition to re4. One thing the how is the market pointing to online multiplayer because there have been a some successful online multiplayer games, really cause god of war would like to say hello. God of war is not the only single player game that has found success recently either. There's room for both but to say a single player game is stuck in 2008 is still ridiculous, seeing as how sp is still successful in 2018

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zerocarnage12d ago (Edited 12d ago )

You are rite and because of the fact both single player and multiplayer is popular and there is a different bunch of players for both, says that content will suffer down the line if both needs are met at the same time on one game.

with big games that do sell should developers meet the expectation of both single player and multiplayer by not releasing just one game but two games entirely where one caters to the sp crowd and one caters to the mp crowd, its more development but should fetch in more money for the developers too while meeting the needs of everyone and a game like fallout can achieve this.

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Kun_ADR12d ago

While I really hope for this to be a spinoff like New Vegas, all evidences point to it as an MMO, which sucks IMO.

--bienio--12d ago

I got one question?? It’s mmo/ online 💩??

KillZallthebeast12d ago

If Elder scrolls has a proper mmo no reason fallout can't. That being said the single player versions should still be produced at a reasonable pace.