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Bethesda releases first patch for Fallout 4 on PC

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:

New Features

  • 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:

  1. Log into Steam
  2. Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library
  3. Select Settings
  4. Select Betas
  5. A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta Update
  6. Select OK
  7. 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.

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