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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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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 33
  2. Negative: 13 out of 33
  1. Nov 19, 2018
    80
    Fallout 76 takes a brave step forward in a risky multiplayer proposal, but due to its unclear intentions and a poor performance overall it will need time and effort to please its fans.
  2. Nov 22, 2018
    65
    Fallout 76 fails at many things, but its core gameplay still is fun and engaging. This is enough to keep you going, but it is not what you would expect from an online-based AAA, and even if all the bugs can be fixed, there are many things (combat, mission design, inventory system) that would be much harder to fix.
  3. Nov 28, 2018
    60
    Fallout 76 is fun to play; the simple loop of scavenging and exploration and crafting and progression works well when you’re in a group. Alone, it gets pretty old pretty fast - especially when dealing with bugs and glitches and performance woes. Ultimately it’s disappointing that the size and scope of the multiplayer doesn’t match the impressive West Virginia you get to explore.
  4. Nov 26, 2018
    50
    A fascinating world and several good ideas are ruined by lots of technical problems and some design choices that make Fallout 76 almost unplayable. When it works, it can really shine; but this happens very rarely at the moment.
  5. Nov 25, 2018
    45
    We tried so hard to like Fallout 76, but the game didn’t allow us to do it.
  6. I can’t recommend Fallout 76 to more than a handful of people. A niche few will still be drawn to it, perhaps out of curiosity, a completionist’s need to devour all things Fallout, or, like me, a morbid desire to simulate life after the end of the world. For everyone else, hold onto the hope that Bethesda learns a lesson from this failed experiment.
  7. Nov 22, 2018
    20
    There are no redeeming features to be found in Fallout 76, and I’m not even sure if it can be saved. Technical issues just make what’s a boring and soulless experience at its core into something that’s simply more of an abomination.

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  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. Apr 17, 2020
    10
    I've been playing this game consistently since B.E.T.A. and I admit, I trashed it in the beginning, mostly due to it's many bugs and crashes.I've been playing this game consistently since B.E.T.A. and I admit, I trashed it in the beginning, mostly due to it's many bugs and crashes. Not so much the content or game play. That was never really an issue. Though once I got through all the main quests, it did get boring, but Wild Appalachia and other updates helped spice things up. Wastelanders has made the game feel more like Fallout 4, which I really appreciate. I always liked this game, it was the crashes that drove me crazy, but that has improved over time. Expand
  3. Nov 14, 2018
    8
    So, I was really REALLY skeptical. I was just as mad that it was changing, and that RPG feeling would be gone. Then I played it, mainly justSo, I was really REALLY skeptical. I was just as mad that it was changing, and that RPG feeling would be gone. Then I played it, mainly just to write a review of how I thought it was awful, but I don’t think it’s awful at all. Sure it’s got it’s bugs, but that was expected. So far, the storyline isn’t really all that appealing, but I do thoroughly enjoy the world itself. It's not our same old RPG Fallout, but it’s honestly not as bad as everyone is leading it on to be. Expand
  4. Nov 15, 2018
    3
    This game is essentially an MMO lite, with no engaging story or characters. if you like the idea of running around with your friends in aThis game is essentially an MMO lite, with no engaging story or characters. if you like the idea of running around with your friends in a sandbox layered with a fallout skin you may get enjoyment out of this game.

    after playing the beta and full release,i can tell you that it is not for me. really feels like they just wanted another vessel through which to sell micro transactions and they knew the fallout name would sell. the game itself is passable, but even if it wasnt seen by many as such a step backwards,it would still only be an average MMO lite with no content, no replayability, and endless grinding for menial payoffs.

    ps. as someone living in the south east, thank you for wasting the potential of a great lush setting, by filling it with absolutely nothing interesting to do except shoot people.
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  5. Nov 26, 2018
    1
    This is such a sad attempt at a $60 game, which isn't even finished. There are so many bugs and server disconnections it is ridiculous. I haveThis is such a sad attempt at a $60 game, which isn't even finished. There are so many bugs and server disconnections it is ridiculous. I have had items in my inventory disappear and i have been attacked by invisible enemies many times. The game feels empty and its just boring. This game is a joke and Bethesda has become a joke of a company. Expand
  6. Nov 23, 2019
    0
    Fallout 76 es sin dudas de los peores juegos de la franquicia.

    Muy mal Optimizado, demasiados Bug y Glitches tanto en Mapeado al igual que
    Fallout 76 es sin dudas de los peores juegos de la franquicia.

    Muy mal Optimizado, demasiados Bug y Glitches tanto en Mapeado al igual que en enemigos(es cierto que esto es una costumbre en los juegos de Bethesda pero en Fallout 76 es algo imperdonable que en cada rincón del mapa y en cualquier momento si o si se encuentre un error de estos)

    Una IA pésima que inclusive pasa de dispararte y se queda mirándote frente a frente.

    La Historia se cuenta mediante simples casest, dándote misiones repetitivas las cuales te piden que busques ciertas cosas, en cierta ahora y listo.

    En resumen, un gran insulto para los fans de Fallout. Y como dato extra, si, Fallout 76 tendra un modo Battle Royal
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  7. Nov 17, 2018
    0
    Complete TRASH, bugged, broken and disgusting money-grab with absolutely no story. Do not buy!

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