Fallout 76 brings along the quietness of its single-player predecessors, for better and worse.
Fallout 4 graphics in a larger world with multiplayer at the cost of VATS. smh.
At the cost of VATS, human NPCs, and non-text driven narratives.*
What made fallout great? Exploration, story, epic slow-mo VATS kills and building with FO4. Now we're looking at FO4 graphics, multiplayer, larger world without VATS, but are the FPS mechanics tweaked enough to compensate for the loss of VATS? MAYBE they picked up someone from a team like Respawn to fix the very clear issues, but it's doubtful. FPS has always been clunky at best yet forgivable with everything else available. I'm going to wait on this one, every other release has been day one for me. Seriously, who really loves the gunplay in Fallout without VATS? Think about how those battles will play out with all the clunk'n funk shooting. 4A Games seems to have evolved with Metro Exodus, but time will tell and I'm more convinced with thier next title based on what I've seen so far.
VATS didn't really exist as you think until Fallout 3, building until Fallout 4. How can you say those are what made Fallout great? Fallout 1 and 2 were awesome without building and "SLOW MO" VATS.
Fallout 1 and 2 are an entirely different thing. They're from a different developer, in 2D, with much more primitive mechanics. Their focus was entirely something else. Bethesda Fallout began with Fallout 3. Bethesda Fallout has always had VATS.
LOl at story...nothing good about Bethesda's fallouts story or writing.
If he said Bethesda's Fallout, it'd be different. Also it's not an entirely different game, they did take a lot of the ideas and translated it to first-person.
Actually graphically I think 4 is better 76 uses some weird blur effect
Said a while back that this is just a way for Bethesda to make money while producing the next real Fallout game and everything I've seen so far confirms that. Fallout 76 is even the online version that was cut from Fallout 4 and while it's cool that they found a use for it it's pretty scummy to market this as a full game.
Oh, you played it? What else can you tell us?
It keeps the Fallout name alive while the new TES comes to the fore. Their attitude is (understandably I guess) that of a corporate machine rather than a group of artists with a vision, which I truly believe Fallout 1, 2, and New Vegas was the result of.
Exactly... this is something that totally could have been implented in FO4. But even with the release of FO4 it was released super early on a dated engine and it showed with the dated graphics and bugs of the original release. I still enjoyed it but it should have been much more refined. This is what weve come to expect from bethesda games tho so no huge suprise there.
modders have proven that a full-fledged MP is doable with a SP game like FO4. just look at JC2 and JC3. both open world SP games but modders made MP mode for both for FREE! I don't think this FO76 is anything different but they are charging for it. a scumbag move
They're making Starfield & Tes 6, we probably won't get Fallout 5 for sometime unless they have another dev like Obsidian working on it.
That framerate is rough
Yup same glitchy, poor framerate engine.
when it comes to Bethesda, those are not bugs or anything, just another feature!
I'm sorry, but this game looks like an utter horseshit
Don't be sry, you're right.
From this vid, you make it sound like the best part of 76 is the photo mode. Not buying/playing a game to take photos for my loading screens.
Agreed +1 upvote
It's a game that nobody really asked for. The resources should have went into making a single player "side" Fallout game like New Vegas.
so were the other ones, but at least with this one you can team up with people and be sad and lonely together :(
All Fallout games are actually lonely. Little ammo,broken limbs,nearest doctor is in a town far away,rad sickness is level 3,cazadors are buzzing near you...
Cazadors 😂😂 those were a pain to kill on console. Glitching into rocks, their movement was super unpredictable and they did so much poison damage!
They laughed at power armor and explosive weapons too. VATS was the only course of action.
Sounds just like my life
I hope your life is better than this.
At least you're life have a stable frame rate.
but alcohol can cause stutter in real life
Well I mean he is playing a preview with limited number of people on it...
This.........seems like an unnecessary mess. I hope I'm wrong.
Well yeah. When you have no NPCs and the entirety of the online population are trolls out to kill you, of course it's going to be a lonely game. It's nothing anybody wants.
the game isn't out, you morons! how can you even begin to judge an online only game when there's limited access??
Will this game make people sad after playing the beta? I guess it will have more content than SOT? Is it possible the best feature in this game is the photo mode? lol
Meh, first time I've not been excited for a Fallout game.
At this rate, I wish they remaster Fallout 3 or Fallout New Vegas and play those instead.
Wish those rumors we're true but we ended up with FO 76
LOL isnt that the case of every game in review? “I’m playing this game a month before release and nobody is online! 5/10”..
Glad I'm passing!
Sadly this looks too much of the same. Looks like a dlc to fallout 4. Not in a bad way. But fallout hasn't really changed much in the past years. It's almost the same game on a poor engine, full of bugs, poor physics etc. Shame Bethesda continue to just rinse and repeat their games. I feel ill skip this one because it looks too much like fo4 with multiplayer.
Yet people and the press still love Bethesda games despite all of those shortcomings. It's like they're being hypnotized or something lol.
I remember everyone going mad over skyrim. I played it when it came out, didn't complete it and went exploring for hours/days got bored eventually and forgot about it. It came out in the switch, I got it again, played it for about 55 hours. Was fun, but it wasn't this holy grail of a game. It was nice to explore but the leveling system was rubbish. So I completely agree with your comment. People must be oblivious to the rinse and repeat designs of Bethesda.
It's a beta, no? I mean the experience, player counts, activities could all change. But these morons in ttaditional media always need something for a headline. Look, i dont know if it will be good or not, but i will wait for it to rerelease and find out for myself.
Na I'll stick with Red dead redemption 2!
My God this looks hideous.
*BETS* How many bugs will this game have upon launch?? ;)
Have you seen this running? Looks like ass.
Unfortunately, this game has no appeal. Old tired engine, with what appears to be a lacking world.
Looks great, I just hope its not tied too one platform. Playing on the go would be great.
This game looks like garbage. Won't even try the Beta.
The game looks really really bad and this is coming from a total Fallout fanboy. I saw a video last night were they showed what it looks like when you nuke a certain part of the map.The character in the video stoof 50 meter from the edge of the blast radius and he was just standing still, no earthquake caused by the nuke, no flashing lights or anything just leaves and wood flying around. Seriously Bethesda what is this? The game looks like it was made in 2005 or something! Really sad TBH since this game could've been huge. Not to speak of the micro-transaction shit they will include in here and the empty world. Shame Bethesda. Real shame......
I hope the game fails hard... Bethesda used to be indifferent to me but I started to dislike them more and more...
Shame they didn't build off of what New Vegas did. This looks cheap and free-to-play.
This game looks poor, but bethesda games always are, the casual eat up their janky, bug ridden, poor combat and awful writing games though. Most overrated Game developer.
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