The B.E.T.A test hasn’t been smooth sailing for Fallout 76 PC fans who hoped to try out the game today. With issues of not being able to access the game, Bethesda issues an extended session this Thursday 1st November 2018.
Bethesda Extends Fallout 76 Beta Session On November 1st
In a tweet from their official Twitter account, Bethesda Games Studios make a public announcement in reference to the issue that arose for many PC users who were “forced to redownload” the game through the client when trying to take part of the B.E.T.A, which caused players to miss out:
The investigation to the issue with PC B.E.T.A. downloads is still ongoing. We appreciate your patience while we continue to look into it. https://t.co/RFpbtuVs5Q
— Fallout (@Fallout) October 31, 2018
In response to this mishap, they have decided to give Fallout fans a chance to play for longer for this Thursday’s coming session:
We know some users have been forced to redownload the #Fallout76 B.E.T.A. and not everyone will be able to enjoy the game tonight. To make good, we’ll be extending the B.E.T.A. for everyone on Thursday, November 1, 2pm to 11pm ET.
Thanks for your patience. #ExtendtheBeta
— Bethesda Game Studios (@BethesdaStudios) October 31, 2018
While Bethesda try “to make good” with their consumers, it has met mixed reactions on Twitter. Some fans understanding the problems that can arise with a beta, and others who have taken time off to play and are not pleased with the rearrangement. What do you think of this news? Let us know in the comments below.
The beta is available to those who pre-ordered their copy of Fallout 76. The game will launch officially on November 14th on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
If you want more Fallout 76 related content find it here in Bethesda Announces Schedule For Fallout 76 Beta Across All Platforms and Fallout 76 Has Preventative PVP Griefing Measures. You can also read about the state of cross-play for Fallout 76 here. For all you adventurers heading to the wastelands find all the info you need in our Fallout 76 wiki.