|Developer(s)||w:Bethesda Game Studios|
|Release||November 14, 2018|
Fallout 76 is an online w:action role-playing game in the Fallout series developed by w:Bethesda Game Studios and published by w:Bethesda Softworks. Released for w:Microsoft Windows, w:PlayStation 4, and w:Xbox One on November 14, 2018, it is a w:prequel to previous series games. Fallout 76 is Bethesda Game Studios's first w:multiplayer game; players explore the w:open world, which has been torn apart by nuclear war, with others. Bethesda developed the game using a modified version of its w:Creation Engine, which allowed the accommodation of multiplayer gameplay and a more detailed game world.
Fallout 76 was released to generally mixed reviews, with many criticizing the game's numerous technical issues, overall design, lack of gameplay purpose, and absence of human w:non-playable characters. The game was the subject of several controversies, chiefly in regards to the quality of physical content included in the game's w:special editions. A number of Bethesda's responses and attempts to resolve issues related to Fallout 76 were also met with player backlash.
Beta & Launch
Alex vs Bethesda
On June 7th 2019, Bethesda finally announced they would be shipping out replacement canvas bags, over 9 months after the controversy began.