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Mon, Oct 04, 2010 | 06:40 BST
Bethesda’s fattening you up for a visit to New Vegas by cutting the price in half of all DLC for Fallout 3 as part of Xbox Live’s Deal of the Week.
Thu, Sep 17, 2009 | 15:00 BST
Bethesda’s just confirmed that Broken Steel will release for the PS3 version of Fallout 3 on September 24.
Operation: Anchorage and The Pitt will follow on on October 1. Point Lookout and Mothership Zeta hit on October 8.
Fallout 3′s Game of the Year edition, featuring the game and all five content packs, will release on October 16 for PC, 360 and PS3.
The full banana’ll cost you £39.99/€59.99 on 360 and PS3, and a mere £29.99/€49.99 on PC.
PR after the break.
Mon, Aug 03, 2009 | 12:17 BST
Bethesda has confirmed that Mothership Zeta will be the final piece of Fallout 3 DLC.
Although, remember what happened last time?
Tue, May 19, 2009 | 15:01 BST
All Fallout 3 DLC is to be released for PS3, Bethesda said today, including the three previously released episodes and two more upcoming chapters.
“Operation: Anchorage will be released for PS3 in June, followed by the release of The Pitt and Broken Steel 4-6 weeks apart,” said the company in a statement.
“Release dates will be forthcoming.”
Bethesda announced “substantial” DLC exclusively for 360 at E3 last year.
In a subsequent interview, the publisher’s comms boss, Peter Hines, told VG247 that keeping the content away from other consoles “was the right thing to do for Fallout 3.”
The two new episodes announced today are called Point Lookout and Mothership Zeta. Both will release on PS3, 360 and PC.
Point Lookout features a “massive new swampland area filled with new quests and content,” and will be available in late June for Xbox 360 and PC for 800 MS Points. The PS3 version will release after Broken Steel hits the console.
Mothership Zeta allows you to “experience an alien abduction first hand and find out if you’re tough enough to survive.” Xbox 360 an PC users get it in late July for 800 Points. PS3 gamers will see it after Point Lookout releases.
In addition, three new Fallout 3 products will release on disc over the next six months.
From the press release:
- Fallout 3 Game Add-on Pack #1 includes The Pitt and Operation: Anchorage on a disc and will be available for Xbox 360 and PC on June 12th across Europe.
- Fallout 3 Game Add-on Pack #2 includes Broken Steel and Point Lookout on a disc and will be available for Xbox 360 and PC in August across Europe.
- A Fallout 3 Game of the Year edition will be available in October. It will include the original game plus all five add-ons for £39.99 / €59.99 for Xbox 360 and PS3, and £29.99 / €49.99 for PC.
Consider that well and truly milked, then.
Wed, Apr 01, 2009 | 11:55 BST
Despite being pulled, fixed and put back up onto Live, Fallout 3 DLC is still broken, Bethesda’s admitted.
Since The Pitt went back up on Xbox LIVE last Wednesday, we’ve received feedback that some folks were experiencing freezing issues while trying to access The Pitt. We’re working with Microsoft to get a version of The Pitt up that corrects the aforementioned freezing issue. Once the content is up and available, we’ll let you know.
We’d like to thank all our fans who generously and methodically reported what they were seeing on our official forums, via email and on this blog. This data was immensely helpful in tracking down these issues.
Thanks again to everyone for their support, patience and feedback.
Not so great. But at least it’ll be resolved. Eventually.
Wed, Mar 25, 2009 | 19:32 GMT
Nelson’s confirmed that Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt is now back up on Live.
The content was pulled yesterday after a corrupted file caused all sorts of nastiness.
Nelson’s added some notes:
The Pitt is has returned to the service! If you purchased and downloaded The Pitt yesterday, you’ll need to delete that version from your storage device before you download the new version. Here is an official support document that outlines what you’ll need to do to to delete the old version, but the basic steps are as follows:
* Sign in to Xbox LIVE then press the guide button
* Go to Settings->System Settings->Memory.
* From here, scroll down to Fall Out 3 and press A.
* Select Fallout 3: The Pitt (Marketplace Content) press A then choose Delete, then Yes to Delete.
Now, you can go and re-download the new version for no charge and begin your adventure. Remember, any content you purchased (like The Pitt) can be re-downloaded at no charge.
Also, don’t delete anything that says ‘Autosave.’ That would be bad
So off you go.
Wed, Mar 25, 2009 | 07:17 GMT
Bethesda’s Peter Hines has told Kotaku that a new, unbroken version of Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt should be available today.
The update was removed yesterday after gamers complained of floating exclamation marks in the add-on, graphical glitches and freeze issues.
Bethesa eventually said there was a problem with a corrupted file and pulled the product. We’ll let you know when it goes back up.
Tue, Mar 24, 2009 | 15:59 GMT
A spokesperson for Bethesda has told VG247 that the company is currently investigating alleged bugs in Fallout 3 DLC, The Pitt.
“Bethesda is still looking into the situation,” we were told this afternoon.
The Pitt’s 360 version was released this morning, after which reports instantly appeared of huge floating exclamation marks in the add-on, as well as freezing issues and graphical glitches. Hit this for more.
Hopefully we’ll get a proper update in the next few hours. Thanks to Mafro for the image.
Tue, Mar 24, 2009 | 12:06 GMT
Gamers are claiming that Fallout 3 DLC the Pitt – released this morning – is suffering from some serious bugs.
“It’s completely broken,” said one, posted in this Nelson thread.
“Textures and graphics are glitchy and bugged. There are these box exclamation points all over The Pitt map. I think someone screwed up because it’s completely bugged out. It’s like not playable after the bridge because it freezes. If you manage to get past the bridge part you’re pretty much in glitch city. Good Luck.”
We’ve just put a call into Bethesda. Thanks, evilashchris.
Tue, Mar 24, 2009 | 10:13 GMT
Microsoft just confirmed that Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt is now available for download.
The second piece of extra content for Bethesda’s RPG will set you back 800 MS Points and contains around four hours of play.
Blurb from Nelson:
Pittsburgh was once the industrial center of the pre-war world. The city was spared the horrors of nuclear fire, only to have its people infected by a nightmare plague of disease, infection, and mutation. Travel to the ruins of this industrial city, now called The Pitt, and discover a secret that could send shockwaves through the entire Wasteland. Battle vicious mutated Trogs, employ deadly new weapons like the AutoAxe and Infiltrator silenced assault rifle, and decide the fate of the infected slaves and slavers that call this city home. Only you can find the cure – but will you have the guts to use it?
Get it, pronto.
Tue, Mar 17, 2009 | 10:03 GMT
Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt will appeal to both obsessives and casual players just looking for fun and story, Bethesda’s told VG247.
“The content works well for both camps,” said Jeff Gardiner, lead producer on the 360 and PC content.
“If you’re a ‘completist,’ you’ll find not only new Raider Armor, weapons like the AutoAxe, and a new set of power armor, but also be able to experience a new part of Fallout that has been hinted about both in Fallout 3 and the canon as a whole.
“If you’re a casual player, you’ll get hours of new content, a compelling story, plus all of the above.”
The DLC, the game’s second piece after Operation: Achorage, was set in Pittsburgh for several reasons, we were told.
“Pittsburgh has a special resonance with several of our team members,” Gardiner added.
“Plus, it was fun to build large buildings that aren’t completely bombed out, as the city itself escaped direct bombardment during the war. It’s
also relatively close to Washington, DC. Pittsburgh also fit thematically with the notion of exploring a Raider society, which the player will now finally be able to do.”
The Pitt releases for both PC and 360 on March 24, priced 800 MS Points. You’ll get about four hours play from it.
Sat, Mar 14, 2009 | 18:01 GMT
GameTrailers has posted the first video of Fallout 3 DLC, The Pitt.
Shows loads of shooting, a baddie getting hit in the face with a flamethrower: nice stuff really.
It lands on March 24. Hit the jump to watch.
Sat, Mar 14, 2009 | 11:49 GMT
The Pitt will add roughly four hours of play to Fallout 3, Jeff Gardiner, lead producer on the download, has told VG247.
“The Pitt comprises of around four hours of playtime,” said the developer.
“You can always re-visit it for its unique vendors and repeatable quests as well.”
Gardiner added: “There are also four new Achievements, as well as new perks.”
Your 800 MS Points won’t just be sunk into playtime, however. We were assured there’s plenty of “phat lewt” to be had.
“There’s plenty of new gear in The Pitt,” said Gardiner.
“It’s just as brutal but not as high tech as the load-outs available in Operation: Anchorage. There are
several new raider armors, even a stylized version of the Brotherhood of Steels’ Power Armor.
“New weapons include an ‘AutoAxe,’ a two handled melee weapon complete with a serrated rotary blade, great for sawing through bone, and a silenced scoped automatic rifle we’ve coined ‘The Inflitrator’.”
The Pitt releases for 360 and PC only on March 24.
Thu, Mar 12, 2009 | 13:52 GMT
Thu, Mar 12, 2009 | 12:10 GMT
The second bit of Fallout 3 DLC, the Pitt, is to be shown in video for the first time on GTTV tomorrow morning.
The show will also include a boss reveal from Ghostbusters and a new video of Obsidian RPG, Alpha Protocol.
The episode airs on Spike at 1.00am PST tomorrow, which is 9.00am GMT, so keep your eyes open in the morning.
Watch the promo after the break. Thanks, Blerk.
Thu, Mar 05, 2009 | 15:11 GMT
Bethesda just confirmed Fallout 3 DLC The Pitt for an March 24 release.
Find new screens after the break.
There’s going to be a bunch of editorial going live on the content this afternoon. An embargo’s just gone up.
Thu, Feb 19, 2009 | 22:14 GMT
Bethesda’s put out the first shots of The Pitt, the second piece of Fallout 3 DLC.
Get them on Shacknews.
A summary of the content’s also been released. Below:
The Pitt opens with a desperate radio message, and a meeting with its sender, an escaped slave named Wernher. Wernher claims that the leader of “The Pitt” has created a cure for mutations… and he needs you to go in and retrieve it. From there, the player can proceed in a number of ways, in true Fallout 3 style. Do you fight your way in, or disguise yourself as a slave? Ally with the slaves, or join their Raider overlords? The Pitt is very morally ambiguous – there’s no real right or wrong, just choices to be made, sides to be chosen, and a mystery that could send shockwaves throughout the entire Wasteland.
- Explore an entire new area – the post-apocalyptic ruins of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, known as The Pitt!
- Find and use new weaponry, such as the AutoAxe, a new melee weapon with a powerful, serrated rotary blade hungry for flesh.
- Discover new side quests and subtle plot elements and determine your path in this place where nothing is “right” or “wrong.”
- Exclusive new perks and achievements!
It’s out in March.
Sat, Feb 07, 2009 | 09:08 GMT
The next batch of Fallout 3 DLC has slipped by a month, Bethesda’s confirmed to Gamespot.
“The next DLC for Fallout 3, The Pitt, will be out in March,” said marketing boss Pete Hines.
“Broken Steel will be out the following month, in April.”
The first piece of the game’s 360- and PC-exclusive DLC, Operation: Anchorage, has already shipped.
Thu, Dec 11, 2008 | 07:43 GMT
Bethesda’s detailed its Fallout 3 DLC, promising that Operation Anchorage will expand the game by roughly four to five hours.
The content will cost 800 points and is pencilled in for a January release. It will see you fight the Chinese red army and liberate the town of Anchorage via an in-game simulator. The mission will focus on stealth and a new ‘Covert Ops’ perk will be available to the player.
Operation Anchorage “will include new weapons, armor and achievements! It’s full of top-secret technology used by both sides during the war, which the player will of course be able to use throughout the main game as well,” said Fallout 3 lead producer Jeff Gardiner to IGN.
Hit the link for much more including some details on two more expansion packs, Broken Steel and The Pit.
By Mike Bowden