Bethesda has announced that the beta and the final/retail versions of Fallout 76 will be exclusive to Bethesda.net. In other words, this is the first Fallout game in years that will not be coming to Steam and will stay exclusive to Bethesda’s launcher.
As the Fallout 76 BETA FAQ reads:
“Both the B.E.T.A. and the game will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and on PC (via Bethesda.net only).”
Our guess is that this won’t have any impact on any potential mods. However, it’s unfortunate that PC gamers will need yet another launcher in order to play their games.
Bethesda has also revealed that the beta will contain the full game and all of players’ progress will be saved for launch.
Fallout 76 releases on November 14th and its beta phase will begin this October!
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