The long awaited Fallout 4 patch is here to save your sanity.
The first patch for Fallout 4 is now available, and while it's only a beta, it goes some way towards fixing those niggles that had you on the verge of killing yourself. So that's good news.
A number of issues have been addressed, including stabilty and general memory improvements. You can check out the full patch notes for beta update 1.2.33 below:
- Number pad keys can now be used for remapping
- Remapping Activate now works on Quick Container
- General memory and stability improvements
- Fixed issue where equipped weapons become locked after completing Reunions
- Fixed issue with When Freedom Calls where the quest would not complete
- During Confidence Man, fixed issue where player's health would continuously regenerate
- Fixed crash related to jumping into water and reloading saved games
- Fixed issue where Launcher would not save God Rays Quality setting properly
If you want to give the beta patch a whirl, back up your game and follow the instructions laid out over on Steam:
- Log into Steam
- Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library
- Select Settings
- Select Betas
- A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta Update
- Select OK
- Wait a few minutes and Fallout 4 should update
When done, Fallout 4 should appear as Fallout 4 [beta] in your Library
If you decide you don’t want to run the Beta anymore, redo steps 1 – 4. At the drop down, select NONE – Opt out of all beta programs.