Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bethesda Softworks

New trailer released for Fallout 4 DLC Automatron

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Automatron DLC Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda has released the first trailer for Fallout 4’s first downloadable add-on, Automatron. The $9.99 expansion adds a new villain, Mechanist, who has created an army of robots to invade the Commonwealth. Crafty players can turn those same robots into their own customized companions, modifying them with various mods, abilities, armor, limbs, and paint schemes. New settlement options are up next in April’s Wasteland Workshop, and in May, a giant new landmass will be added in Far Harbor.

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Doom multiplayer footage released, closed beta dated

Doom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Multiplayer Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new gameplay trailer has gone live for Doom. The latest footage is from the multiplayer component, which will be entering closed beta shortly. The closed beta is scheduled to run from March 31 to April 1 for all platforms. Info on the upcoming event can be found here for those who redeemed the beta code from their pre-orders of Wolfenstein: The New Order.

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QuakeCon 2016 pre-registration, package details announced

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Bethesda has announced pre-registration details for this year’s QuakeCon. QuakeCon 2016 will once again take place in Dallas, TX, with the event running from Thursday, August 4 to Sunday, August 7. As before, a number of BYOC packages will be purchasable through registration.quakecon.org. The packages will be opened in three stages this year, with the final being pre-registration for general attendees. Note that general attendance will once again be free. Swag packages, previously put together beforehand, will also be customized by attendees. This year’s official shirt design will also be up for vote at quakecon.org. Full details for the various packages can be found below.

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Doom to be released in May, new trailer, collector’s edition reveled

Doom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Release Date Announcement - Header

Bethesda has announced that Doom will be launching on May 13 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. In addition, the game will be released as a standard as well as a collector’s edition. Both of which will be eligible for a pre-order bonus, the Demon Multiplayer downloadable pack. A new gameplay trailer has gone live to celebrate the news.

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Doom, Fallout, more on sale in GOG.com promo, Bio Menace free

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GOG.com has launched a new sales promo for Bethesda’s catalog and added a new free game to boot. Several of Bethesda’s titles are up to 75% off, including the original Fallout titles, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom bundles, and the Quake series, while various Elder Scrolls titles are 66% off, such as Morrowind and Redguard. Two extras are also being tossed into the pot, with buyers receiving free copies of The Elder Scrolls: Arena and The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall with any purchase. And as a bonus for everyone, 3D Realms’ Bio Menace is now available for free. The promo, part of the Happy Holiday Sales, ends next Tuesday.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Fallout 4

(PlayStation 4 Review) Fallout 4

“… a modern classic, and one whose secrets will be sought for years to come.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

Fallout 4 ships 12 million copies, $750 million brought back to vault

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Bethesda announced that 12 million copies of Fallout 4 were shipped for launch, and that after brisk sales, more copies are en route to retail. The initial allotment represents a hefty $750 million in sales. On the digital front, a Steam record was broke when over 470,000 concurrent players were logged. Twitch also revealed that it was the “most viewed game launch of all 2015 games.” So I would say things are going well over at Bethesda HQ. Oh, I hope everyone’s feeling better; I heard there’s a nasty bug making the rounds.

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Pip-Boy app released for Android, iOS, Windows soon, for Fallout 4

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Pip-Boy App Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Some more Fallout 4 news today, and that’s the release of Pip-Boy for Android, iOS, and later today, Windows mobile devices. The app will integrate with Fallout 4, displaying the player’s stats, inventory, map, and status. Holotape games are also playable, with Atomic Command included for free.

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See what next week has in store in Fallout 4 gameplay launch trailer

Fallout 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) E3 Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 6

In anticipation of its release next week, Bethesda has rolled out a new gameplay launch trailer for Fallout 4. The video runs nearly three minutes long and offers a glimpse at the environments, characters, and factions that players will encounter during their journey. There’s also a quick look at a shack evolving into a small outpost to protect its inhabitants. Hope everyone has their sick days stacked for the cold that’s coming next week.

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Forza Motorsport 6 gets a touch of Fallout 4

Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One) Fallout 4 Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bethesda and Turn 10 Studios have teamed up to release two Fallout 4-themed cars for Forza Motorsport 6. The first is out today, a Vault-Tec-themed 1956 Ford F100, and will be sent to everyone’s garage. Coming soon is a themed Chryslus Rocket 69 coupe.

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