If you are like the millions of people around the world, Fallout 4 has become a huge part of your life and without a doubt the most played game across the three platforms it launched on. Since Fallout 4’s launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC players have ranted, raved, and even highly appraised the game. Many of these fans have also excitedly displayed their Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition’s, which sold out within hours of having been announced earlier this year.
With major retailers having informed Bethesda of the tremendous consumer interest in Fallout 4, with some having even noting that Bethesda’s latest titled is the most pre-ordered game of the year, quite easily topping Halo 5: Guardians and Call of Duty Black Ops III in sales. With such a large interest, Fallout 4 copies are having to be shipped to meet the consumer demand as many retailers are unable to keep up with sales.
Let alone has physical sales broken records, the digital sales have been following suit with Steam having noted that Fallout 4 is the most game played concurrently with over 470,000 players playing the game. The games companion app, Fallout Pip-Boy has become the most downloaded and accessed app according to the iTunes App Store. The game has also become the most viewed game since its launch according to Twitch.
“We’re extremely proud of Todd Howard, Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios, and his experienced team of developers for their talent and dedication in creating this extraordinary game,” said Vlatko Andonov, President of Bethesda Softworks. “Fallout 4 is a masterpiece in game development and storytelling, providing fans hundreds of hours of fun as they explore and are challenged by this fascinating, beautifully crafted world.”
Fallout 4 has earned critical acclaim since the games announcement back in June. The title has also obtained over 160 awards at E3 2015 while also coveting the Award for Best of Show, which was voted on by a group of independent journalists from 39 of the industries leading media outlets that cover the video game industry.
Reviewers have noted for particular praise the game’s storytelling, its vast, detailed world, crafting systems, exploration, meaningful player choices, shooting mechanics, hours of gameplay, and most importantly, total freedom of action. Your choices, your world, you do what you want with it as The Wandered from Vault 111.
“A huge thanks to our fans that’ve made this all possible,” said Todd Howard, Game Director on Fallout 4. “After four years of development, it’s not complete until our fans get to play it and make it their own. We can’t wait to hear about their adventures.”
For many, Fallout 4 reminds them why Bethesda Game Studios stands among all developers with its elite status. With each of the last three titles developed from the studio, each of them have earned a consensus of “Game of the Year” winners and rank with some of the highest-scoring titles within the industry. Fallout 4 follows up to the 2008 ‘Game of the Year’ winner, Fallout 3 and stands among the best with their most recent release since 2011’s ‘Game of the Year’ winner, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Fallout 4 is now available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.