Fallout 76 January 24th Update released and here is its full changelog

Bethesda has just released a new update for Fallout 76. According to the release notes, the January 24th Update brings a host of bug fixes, gameplay improvements, and more. This patch is 5.6GB on Steam and 15GB on Microsoft Store.

Going into more details, the January 24th Patch addresses a client crash that could occasionally occur when returning to the Main Menu from an Expedition. It also implements a system that will remove illegal mods attached to weapons that cannot be obtained in-game.

As always, Steam and Microsoft Store will download this update the next time you launch its client. Below you can also find its complete changelog.

Fallout 76 January 24th Update Release Notes

  • Backpack Flairs: Various adjustments to the view of Backpack flairs in the crafting menu.
  • Cryolater : Made adjustments to the frosted texture on the weapon model.
  • Flairs: Increased the Zoom out of Backpacks to allow more visibility on the flairs.
  • Loot Bags: Various fixes to Loot bag skins that were missing collision.
  • Power Armor: Adjustments to the player’s 1st person view while wearing the Alien Invader Power Armor Paint and using a Heavy Weapon.
  • Power Armor: Fixed an issue where X-01 Prototype paint could not be reapplied after changing paints or skins.
  • Power Armor: Fixed an issue that can change the color of the highlighted weapon parts at a weapons workbench after entering and exiting Power Armor.
  • Rifles : Applying the Aligned Stock mod to a Laser Rifle or Ultracite Rifle now changes its appearance to reflect the mod.
  • Vault-Girl Arm Wrestle Machine: The player character no longer clips through the machine during its animation.
  • Weapon Paint: The Nuka-Dark paint for pump action shotguns now displays correctly.
  • Scout’s Banner: Using a Scout Banner now plays the correct sound effect while being used.
  • Weapons: The spinning barrel sound effect from Minigun’s, Gatling Plasma’s, Gatling Laser’s, and Pepper Shaker’s now stops when entering water.
  • Allies: The proper name is now displayed for Sam, Katherine, and Xeno when inspecting or placing Allies in the players C.A.M.P.
  • Buffs: The 9 Ball Table now correctly provides a +2 Charisma buff to players after being used.
  • Buffs: The Spore Plant Bed now correctly gives the Well Rested Bonus after being used.
  • Displays : The Thirst Zapper can now be displayed on the full-sized Wall Weapon Rack.
  • FreeCam: Players can no longer place floor objects on top of their character while in FreeCam mode.
  • Message Board: Neon Letters can now be applied to the Message Board Kiosk.
  • Roofs: The Abandoned Mine C.A.M.P. Kit Roof now correctly uses the same amount of budget as other roof corner variants.
  • Trophies: Fixed an issue that caused Nuclear Winter trophies and statues to not be buildable in C.A.M.P.s and Shelters.
  • Pirate Ship: Adjustments to the collision and snapping on the Landlubber Pirate Ship and Sea Legs Pirate Ship.
  • Radioactive Holiday Tree: Fixed an issue where the Radioactive Holiday Tree would leave persistent radiation when stored in a Blueprint.
  • Recipes: Players who have learned the recipe for Cappy and Bottle’s Couple Sign can now correctly build the object.
  • Survival Tent: Fixed an issue which could prevent players from fast traveling to their team member’s APC Survival Tent.
  • Watch post Prefab: Fixed the collision on the top stair.
  • Nuka-World on Tour: Events completed in Nuka-World on Tour now correctly count towards “Complete Events in the Ash Heap” Challenge.
  • Mad Dog Malone: When in his downed state, Mad Dog Malone no longer appears in the nearby corpse’s menu.
  • Garrahan Mining HQ: Addressed an issue that prevented players from entering the Garrahan Mining Headquarters from the Garrahan Mining Lobby.
  • Nuka-World on Tour: Lady G’s stall is now in its proper place.
  • Distinguished Guests: Players will now receive proper rewards for each completion stage of this event.
  • Feed the People : Food canisters will no longer despawn during Feed the People when a player enters the loading dock.
  • Nuka-World on Tour: All Nuka-World on Tour Public Events now correctly drop Legendary Cores upon event completion.
  • Nuka-World on Tour:“What Slept Beneath” now grants the correct amount of XP.
  • Nuka-World on Tour:“Seismic Activity” now properly grants Ultracite Scrap as an event reward.
  • Nuka-World on Tour: The “Deposit Buckaroos” counter in Most Wanted now displays the number of Buckaroos needed instead of using a progress bar.
  • Junk : Gold Table Spoons now provide gold instead of silver when scrapped.
  • Gunpowder: Gunpowder is now classified as a junk/scrap item.
  • Nuka-Cola: Nuka-Grape now shows the correct value of rads removed after drinking.
  • Power Armor: The T-65 right arm now correctly requires Aluminum for crafting, to match the left arm.
  • RadAway Diluted: Reduced the debuff timer from 2 hours to 7 minutes to be more aligned with RadAway, which has a 15-minute debuff timer.
  • Sunshine Oil: Adjusted the Sunshine Oil to use the correct Damage Resistance effect. The Damage Reduction now also is increased by the Herbivore mutation.
  • Localization: Various Localization Fixes.
  • Quack Surgeon: Mire Magic Moonshine and Vintage Mire Magic Moonshine now work with the Quack Surgeon Perk.
  • Perk Sharing: Added a gameplay setting to allow players to reject Shared Perks from Team Members.
  • Disarming Discovery: Dagger will no longer become hostile to the player prematurely.
  • Flavors of Mayhem: Players will no longer receive Syringer ammo upon relog.
  • Client Stability: Addressed a client crash that could occasionally occur when returning to the Main Menu from an Expedition.
  • Local Looting: Allies in a Downed state will no longer appear in the nearby corpse’s menu.
  • Fanfare: Adjusted the “Seismic Activity” event start banner to not overlap animations.
  • Pip-Boy: Bobblehead: Big Guns now displays its Buff in the Pip-Boy.
  • Ammunition: The Explosive prefix on weapons only applies to bullets (Excluding Railway Spikes).
  • Ammunition : Recoverable projectiles from the player’s weapons are no longer able to be looted by other players.
  • Flamer: Addressed an issue causing the Flamer to give false positive damage numbers when hitting enemies in VATS. The Flamer will now hit enemies during VATS more efficiently.
  • Mods: The Auto-Axe and Chainsaw now show the number of mods unlocked at workbenches.
  • Melee : The Cultist Dagger and Bowie Knife can now be modded.
  • Melee: The Deathclaw Gauntlet and Meat Hook no longer use One Handed Weapon Perks. They still benefit from Unarmed Perks.
  • Mods : The Sleek Mod effect now stacks when applied to two pieces of leg armor.
  • Mr. Handy Buzzblade: Reduced the VATS AP cost for Mr. Handy Buzzblade.
  • Rifles : Assault Rifles now correctly have the Rifle classification regardless of how it is modded.
  • Rifles: Radium Rifles now have an increased chance to learn mods when scrapped.
  • Thirst Zapper: Fixed an issue that caused unlimited throwables with a Thirst Zapper equipped.
  • Thirst Zapper: Fixed a bug where the water ammo for the Thirst Zapper appeared in the Favorites Wheel.
  • Private Worlds: Fixed an issue causing several quest and event related NPC’s to not be present on Private Worlds.
  • Private Worlds: Fixed an issue causing Legendary Exchange Stations and the Encryptid Terminal to not appear in Private Worlds.