"Fallout Shelter" is a free-to-play sim game where you build a vault, fill it with dwellers, and go on quests in the Wasteland.
"Fallout 4" made more than $750 million dollars in the first 24 hours it was released in November 2015, and a year ago the company announced that the game was its all-time best seller.More news: Kane: England have been practising penalties
In a playful joke with the fans, Todd Howard said he's read online that past Fallout games have had a few bugs.
Howard called the game "softcore survival", adding that players won't lose progression or their characters upon death.
We then get treated to a classic Fallout style infomercial which then showcases a bit of gameplay in action.More news: Amazon Expanding Whole Foods Discounts To 10 More States
Bethesda described it on their website as "all-new graphics, lighting and landscape technology brings to life six distinct West Virginia regions". So think of Fallout 76 as a persistent online RPG, but one that is sparsely populated given the fact that you all just survived a nuclear apocalypse.
The other Fallout games were set in Southern California (Fallout), Southern California 80 years later (Fallout 2), Washington, D.C. (Fallout 3), Fallout New Vegas and Boston (Fallout 4). At the writing of this report, the Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition for PC is sold out everywhere. You play as one of the first survivors to leave a vault in the aftermath of the nuclear war that turned the planet into a wasteland.
You can play solo if you'd like to. Drop $0.76 into the Mement-o-Matic coin machine to receive a special Fallout 76-stamped commemorative penny.More news: Theresa May's day of Brexit reckoning is coming, sooner or later
This wearable helmet faithfully replicates the in-game model and comes complete with voice modulator speaker, functioning LED headlamp, and custom V.A.T.S. sound feature. Be the talk of the town when you emerge from Vault 76 fully prepared and patriotically styled in the new American frontier!