Fallout 76 publisher, Bethesda Softworks, has finally released a new trailer for the game’s upcoming beta. The new beta for Fallout 76 will land on Xbox One prior to any other console or PC. As the publisher suggests, the Beta for Fallout 76 will be releasing on Xbox One on October 23 and later on, on October 30th, 2018, it’ll port to PC and PS4 both.
Fallout 76 – Official Game Intro – Beta Confirmation for Xbox One, PS4, and PC
This gives Xbox One fans a week worth of Fallout 76 beta exclusivity. The ultimate purpose of the beta is the stress test and to break the game, says Bethesda. This means that the Fallout 76 servers will remain online during the described time-frame. So, this simply means that more and more players can enjoy the beta while it stays online. However, any specific times for the beta to start and end haven’t been confirmed by Bethesda.
It is highly likely that the play sessions for the Fallout 76 upcoming beta can vary between 4 to 8 hours. The beta is expected to stay alive until a few days earlier to the games official launch. According to Bethesda, fans should expect some awry moments in the beta as it’s just a beta and not the full game. Issues at any stage can occur, however, Bethesda has said they will keep an eye out for any issues and will provide solutions continuously.
Fans who want to try out the new Fallout 76 beta on PS4 and Xbox One, need to have a PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold membership respectively. As the game is an online title, it’s final stages will require these basic subscriptions. Fans on all platforms can pre-order the beta directly from the Bethesda Softworks Fallout 76 website, it’s the only way to do so.
The beta weighs in at a whopping 45 GB and is not available to pre-load on your consoles. However, all the PPC players will not need to re-download the game. But, the players on PS4 and Xbox One will need to download a launch version of the game when it’s fully out.
Fallout 76 is all set to launch for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 14, 2018. The PC version of the game will only be available via Bethesda’s own Launcher. It’ll not be available on Steam.