Fallout 76 Will Not Be Available On Steam For Beta And Launch

By Dale Bashir on Aug 7, 2018

Fallout fans might not be too happy with this one. While all the previous Fallout games have been readily available on Steam, the new multiplayer entry is going on a different route. On Steam you can buy the original two games; the game-changing Fallout 3, fan favourite Fallout: New Vegas, and the critically acclaimed Fallout 4.

As if Fallout 76 wasn’t different enough already, with it being an online multiplayer experience, instead of the usual single-player, story-based experience. Now fans of Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic franchise on PC must get the beta and eventually the game at launch through the company’s official site, Bethesda.net.

While no official reason has been confirmed by Bethesda themselves, most speculate that this is to curb modding or even cheating, as the new game will be more akin to an MMO, thus more measures need to be taken to avoid any shenanigans to happen online. We wouldn’t want a player to be shooting unlimited nukes at everyone now, would we?

Maybe the game would eventually come to Steam, but in the meantime, those interested can check out Bethesda.net to pre-order the game. Fallout 76 will be coming out on November 14th, with the beta being available sometime in October. Keep up with Gamehubs on Facebook and Twitter to be up to date on all things gaming.

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