Bethesda handing out Fallout Classic Collection for free to all Fallout 76 players
Bethesda hasn’t been on the best terms with gamers since the disastrous launch of Fallout 76, the company is giving everyone who bought that game a nice little Christmas gift. And although the company has been under a sustained barrage of outrage after repeatedly bungling various aspects of Fallout 76′s launch, they’re at least trying to make fans less sour.
The gift in question is going out to everyone who bought a copy of Fallout 76, and it’s not a cheap nylon bag either. Anyone with an active Fallout 76 account will be sent a link to redeem a free copy of Fallout Classic Collection on PC. This version of the classic Fallout titles includes Fallout, Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel, and Fallout 2. So to any Fallout fan who hasn’t gotten a chance to play the original games, here’s your perfect opportunity.
And in case you have no idea what I’m talking about with Fallout 76, well strap in folks because there’s a story here. And this is a story all about how Todd Howard became the prince of a town called disappointment. Since the launch of Fallout 76 on November 14, 2018, gamers have uncovered on issue after another. The game has been experiencing tons of crash bugs and server issues, and that’s just the start. Then Bethesda tried to pawn off a much cheaper nylon sack for the $200 Collector’s Edition instead of the canvas bag that was originally promised. Then a glitch on the customer support portal exposed the personal details of potentially hundreds of gamers to unknown parties. All of that is just the worst of it too, all in all, it’s been a real mixed bag.
So it’s pretty clear that giving away free games is an attempt to try and curry some good will, but only time will tell how much gamers continue to be angry at Bethesda.
Fallout 76 is currently available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
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