During its presentation in Los Angeles leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Bethesda revealed that those nukes are a key gameplay mechanic in the next Fallout game. Set in the hills of West Virginia, it casts you as one of the best and brightest selected to repopulate the Earth. That means that Game Pass subscribers can now play the entirety of Fallout 4 with their existing subscription. But that didn't tell us anything about what the game actually was.
Fallout 76 doesn't have a release date at the moment.
You can already pre-order Fallout 76, and pre-ordering will make sure you also get access to the beta.
Bethesda described it on their website as "all-new graphics, lighting and landscape technology brings to life six distinct West Virginia regions".
Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, you'll experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe.
What did you think of Fallout 76's big reveal?
Tricentennial Edition Steelbook, so you can display your game on your shelf with gleaming, shiny, metal pride. Howard cheekily stated, "I've read on the internet that our games have had a few bugs", referring to how a lot of Bethesda's games have launched alongside a heap of bugs. The latest game from the Fallout franchise takes place entirely online, meaning you'll be able to play with other players if you'd like for the first time and either team up to fight monsters or try to blow each other's limbs off starting on November 14. Drop $0.76 into the Mement-o-Matic coin machine to receive a special Fallout 76-stamped commemorative penny.
Full-Scale Wearable T-51 Power Armor Helmet with West Tek Canvas Carrying Bag:This wearable helmet faithfully replicates the in-game model and comes complete with voice modulator speaker, functioning LED head lamp and custom V.A.T.S. sound feature.
Like previous Fallout collector's editions, it's not cheap.
As for the world of Fallout 76, it will be a prequel, set before all previous Fallout games.
One of the very first vaults to open, Vault 76 was built to honor America's tercentenary.