Todd Howard, Head of Bethesda Game Studios, revealed new details about Fallout 76, the franchise's first multiplayer entry.
Went from a day 1 to nah in one day fs, i love fallout but this? This dont sound like fallout to me. No npcs? Just holotapes, terminals and robots!!! Players will grief regardless, gonna be shit when you have built up ur base and some rando nukes it.
Except it makes perfect sense in the lore. In 2102 there are basically no factions and most vaults are still locked. Thus humans aren't really populating areas.
There should be plenty of humans about ghouls and otherwise,not every human would have been killed or even eradiated so to have none at all to me makes no sense, they want to change a single player to multi, fine for fans that want that but this fan does not.
It might make sense, but the fallout name means more than a world devoid of characters.
Vault 76 is literally the first vault to be open. How do you populate the world with human NPCs, if there are none?
Ghouls as they are still living and must have not lost their sanity yet.
Agreed. I think it makes perfect sense that the world is not heavily populated. Robots and various creatures make sense given the timeline. I am cautiously optimistic. But I won't pre-order as I am happy to skip the beta and review some vids before making purchase decision this fall.
Good bye then wont be missed
I wasn't really convinced by the presentation. I think they should of skipped this and stop the nonsense so they can get the next Elder scrolls out before CD Projekt releases there next masterpiece Cyberpunk2077. They slippin in these streets.
I really feel that Cyberpunk is a long ways off for some reason, I just don't know how they'll get that game working on current consoles. FWIW I wasn't impressed either, why not let Obsidian do another Fallout? I guess this type of game will sell more, but what about artistic/series integrity?
We just gonna ignore. Star field and new elder scrolls game? Or the fact this is just a spin off vs 4 single player fallout games? Stop overreacting
jamar yes we are gonna ignore games which are years away from being released to discuss a online fallout game that not many asked for especially after their campaign last of of saving single player
Massive fan of fallout but significantly disappointed. I'll be skipping this one. I don't want to spend time progressing only to have my settlement randomly nuked. Also if you base the game around the kindness of others online is essentially going to be gta online or red dead redemptions lobby just an all out death match
He said they're working on a solution to minimize griefing.
Only way would be if we could log in a set it so my game is private and I never meet another player unless I invite them . Other than that I don’t think I’m going to bother either with it. The online community is going to be a cancer like gta online. Don’t get me wrong when online is done right it can be amazing, like yourself and just friends.
I remember when rockstar gave players the ability to launch orbital strikes in online it turned into chaos but now in fallout you can nuke every and all the work they put into their base. Same concept really
Ikr? I swear. Some people are not hearing the facts because they're in such a hurry to judge a game that they haven't even played yet.
How about something like the Division where you do see other players in safe zones but then doing quests is just you and your team. Then maybe add an option to toggle PVP?
Calm down, there's 25 players in a map 4x the size of fallout 4? So that’s about 6 players in the fallout 4 map. I'd worry about seeing nobody at all than a deathmatch
I just want the Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition, won't play the game but the spiffy things in the edition are awesome.
I too would like that, but I can’t justify the price for a bit of plastic and a game that I on on the fence about
I'm 100% behind the game, but I agree, $200 is a lot for some plastic, cool as it is. Now if it were a T-60 or X-01 helmet, I'd probably have to reconsider though. ;D
I'm fine with the direction they're going, but am a little concerned that the quests are going to suffer for it. A huge semi-online world is great, but not if it feels empty.
So you are forced to play pvp in this?
it seems that way sadly..i dont play fallout for pvp or any game for that matter..
That sucks bigtime, why would they do that to us big fans of the fallout univers, so sad now.. thay could have made it co-op, then everyone would have been happy
Going to be tricky balancing VATS so it isn't either way OP or useless against a competent player.
If you were gonna do this atleast remaster fallout 3 but no you rather show us a teaser of a game 4-5 years away and people stand to clap
We need two versions of this game, those of us that love the rich single player experience and those that want the multiplayer. I don't see why they can't make a game for both. Their fan base is single player and it seems like they're alienating them with this new direction.
They should hand-off the single player games to Obsidian or some dedicated department made up of the Black Isle/Interplay developers.
Thats would be awesome.
I am really excited for this! I was working so did not get to see the the presentation until today. I saw articles on this site and read comments of people bitching about the game, which made me hesitant. After watching the presentation though and seeing the gameplay, It is my opinion that this game is gonna be just fine. Really thinking about pre-ordering to be apart of the beta as well.
Yes just think of this game as fallout 4s multiplayer that wasn't half ass and shoved into it. I love competing against others. It's gonna have its own plat. Seemed kinda early for a new fallout game anyways since no elder scrolls came out yet. Hopefully this pushes Co op in the next single player game.
It just seems this game is no longer fallout, nothing about fallout was multiplayer before, fallout was a story based game with wacky characters and beautiful dystopia...Might as well just call this another name. Why would a fallout die hard be head of heals for something not fallout.
Cause just like todd we are not closed minded elitists
I understand how I sound, I just wish they explained more or just said from the start it isn't meant to be played solo and just be honest.
"It's multi-player so call it something else. IT IS NOT FALLOUT. Fallout has never been multi-player and never should be! Despite everything in the game existing within the universe of Fallout, having multiple players negates everything! How can I enjoy the game when a real, player controlled threat exists?!?!!?!? Blah blah blah...."
Ya Im sure I sound terrible. I just really like fallout :( the engine improvements sounded cool so I was hopping to play with them. The lack of human npcs leaves my murderous desires no place to go ghough. Basically I fear it will turn into a first person shooter instead of the rpg with fps elements.
This is Fallout filler & ES Blades is ES filler. Something to pass time with while waiting for the real games. One is free though so, I guess there's that. Doom Eternal, Starfield, ES VI & that Rage 2 game play was enough to get me excited. Wasn't interested in the rest.
One other main question i have about this game now still .So if it’s all online , I guess it’s goodby to a voiced character ?. Hell even goodbye to quests talking to the wastelanders ? . Then what the hell is the point ?. Fallout is about Doing quests and picking how you approach people, If all that has gone than I really am out . What’s the point ? See who can build the biggest base before idoits nuke it ?
It hits the bully straight in face
Lot of negativity here. You got fallout 3, 4 and new vegas. This is something fresh and new. I think it’s risky and look it might not work but I want this risks in gaming. And, get over yourselves, entitled much?
They have no vision and apparently friends from the look of things. Love this news 8)
I really didn't like the always online, forced PvP, and lack of NPCs.
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