What you need to know
- Fallout 76 introduces multiplayer to the franchise.
- Nuclear Winter is a battle royale mode in Fallout 76.
- The game's latest patch adds a new map to Nuclear Winter.
Nuclear Winter players have a new map to look forward to in Fallout 76's latest patch. The battle royale mode will now feature Morgantown, which according to Bethesda's patch notes, features "diverse terrain and new enemy creatures to overcome." Players should also encounter faster global matchmaking as a result of this update.
Some other notable highlights from the patch include Public Event improvements and balance changes. Fast travel is now enabled to Public Events and players will no longer drop junk upon death during one in adventure mode. UI tweaks have also been made in Public Events to offer more information such as how many players are currently participating and how long has passed since the event started.
And of course because this is a Bethesda game, you can expect a host of bug fixes along with stability and general performance improvements.
In other Fallout 76 news, Bethesda announced Project Clean Appalachia. For the next six weeks, players can take part in community events in the game that focus on cleaning Appalachia and earn special rewards as a result.
War has changed
West Virginia is calling
Fallout 76 is a major change for the Fallout franchise. This game lets players see the irradiated lands of West Virginia as they try to rebuild, constructing their own home bases and in a first - playing online with friends.
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