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Fallout 76 gets a cinematic trailer, but will not come to Switch

Published: 11:37, 29 October 2018
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Fallout 76 doesn't have a dog companion like Fallout 4 did

Fallout 76 has a brand new cinematic trailer, showing bits that the actual game will not have, such as captivating graphics and dual wielding 10mm SMGs, but fans don't seem to be impressed as they voice displeasure over the final product.

Fallout 76's live action trailer is up and running now, but it has divided the Fallout fan base into two camps - those who are complimenting the trailer for being fun, zany and overall well done and those who are stating that the game will not be nearly as fun s the trailer is.

While the live action footage was heavily edited with filters and other effects, it still looks fantastic visually. It does point out Fallout 76's shortcomings though, as the game doesn't look nearly as good so far, in part due to Creation Engine being outdated.

Another thing that caught our eye is the lady dancing in the field while shooting monsters with two 10mm SMGs. Using two small firearms, akimbo style, was something modders have been trying to accomplish ever since Fallout 3 but it appears that Bethesda aren't hell bent on adding this feature any time soon, since there is no gameplay footage from Fallout 76 showing anything resembling dual wielding.

The trailer also shows some Vault dwellers next to a campfire, with a deathclaw sneaking up on them. While one would expect them to be obliterated, the trailer showed this particular deathclaw to be less sturdy than the rest of its kind, as it accidentally stepped into the fire and immediatelly recoiled.

I seem to distinctly recall shooting them in the head with several .50 cal rounds, but a little bit of campfire is apparently a worse fate than being hit by round that can .

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Naturally, some of these details were added for the theatrics, but it is still worrisome that people like the trailer, but are not optimistic about the game. Fallout 76 is coming out on 14 November 2018, after which we will know better if the game performed well and if players actually liked it.

Bethesda's Fallout 76 releasing on 14 November 2018

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During the E3 this year we had a chance to see Todd Howard present the new Fallout 76 where he talked about the location, map size and more. Beta was announced for early summer while the official release will be happening 14 November 2018.

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