Fallout 76’s beta goes live on Xbox One on October 23 and a week later for other platforms

By Kirk McKeand
27 September 2018 15:17 GMT

Xbox One players will get to play Fallout 76 first, as the beta lands a week early on Microsoft’s console.

If you’re playing on Xbox One, you’ll be able to explore Fallout 76’s apocalyptic West Virginia on October 23. If you want to play on PS4 or PC, you’ll have to wait until October 30.

PC players who have already created an account and pre-ordered Fallout 76 can access the beta once it’s live via the Bethesda Launcher. Console players who have pre-ordered need to simply search for the beta on their respective stores once it’s live.

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You will need an Xbox Live or PS Plus membership to take part in the beta on its respective platforms.

The beta will be live for four to eight hours each day, allowing Bethesda time to tweak things as they happen.

With the beta, you will get access to the full game, and Bethesda plans to allow your progress in Fallout 76’s beta to carry over into launch. Since it’s the full thing, it’ll be around 45GB to download. Pre-loading will not be available. If you’re on PC, though, you won’t need to redownload the full game at launch. Unlucky, console players.

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