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NPCs in Fallout 76 will be “very similar to Fallout 4”
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NPCs in Fallout 76 will be “very similar to Fallout 4”

Bethesda’s online Fallout effort wasn’t exactly a traditional entry to the series when it launched last year, and a big part of that was down to its lack of Fallout 76 NPCs. Players instead found themselves with little in terms of dialogue options as they spoke to robots and terminals, reinforcing the sense that choices had little consequence. However, now that non-playable humans are on their way to the multiplayer game, they’re going to look plenty familiar. read more

Bethesda didn’t want Fallout 76 NPCs, but changed its mind “early after we launched”
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Bethesda didn’t want Fallout 76 NPCs, but changed its mind “early after we launched”

It’s something of a truism to say that Fallout 76 wasn’t quite what players hoped it would be at launch. Part of that was to do with the omission of non-playable characters: players complained at the perception of the lack of choice and consequence they’d usually find in single-player games in the series as they spoke to simple robots and terminals. But, now, NPCs are on the way as part of the massive Fallout 76: Wastelanders update, and it wasn’t long after launch that Bethesda realised they needed them. read more