Fallout 76 Patch Details and Size is Almost 50 GB for Consoles

Fallout 76 Patch Details and Size is Almost 50 GB for Consoles

A major sized patch has dropped for Fallout 76 following its debut last week. Bethesda has already shared that this would be on rather the hefty size compared to later updates, this one is almost 50GB in size for those on PS4 and Xbox One.

Fallout 76 Patch Details and Size is Almost 50 GB for Consoles

Both console platforms get a large patch today, PS4 gaining a 47 GB update and Xbox One amounting to almost 48 GB. While PC player’s updates were on the smaller side with only 15GB for the patch.

This patch was designed to support bug fixes, stabilisation and general improvements to the game. These included amendments to C.A.M.P., workshops, crafting, visual issues and more. There was a full list of updates announced with their patch notes which you find below.

Patch Details


  • Performance – Addressing a few issues in terms of resolve hitches that occur during gameplay and other performance problems.
  • Stability – Additional stability improvements were applied to both client and servers.
  • Xbox – The platform received fixes that were needed for certain menus having instability issues.

Bug Fixes Art and Graphics

  • Ambient Occlusion– Items that are placed will no longer leave a shadow outline after they have been picked up.
  • Camera – Game camera will now have a smooth transition when it pans when player enters furniture.
  • Graphics – The Tesla Science magazine issue 9 which would previously turn solid red when picked up has now been fixed.


  • General – Issue occurrence when enemies could reach players farther than intended has now been fixed.
  • Loot – Both Ghoul and Scorched Officers will now correctly drop nuke codes once killed by a player.

C.A.M.P., Workshops and Crafting

  • Blueprints – Issue fixed concerning Blueprints that would break in smaller piece once players logged out and back into Fallout 76.
  • Plans – Paints that were applied to Power Armor during the the B.E.T.A. will now appear correctly on the items painted and can now be applied to additional sets of Power Armor.
  • Repair – Issue fixed concerning items that would return to a broken state after being repaired.



  • Pacifist Mode – Those who enable Pacifist Mode and decided to engage in PVP by contesting a Workshop owned by someone else will now correctly deal full damage as long as that players stays hostile.
  • Respawn – After choosing the “respawn” option after having died during a PVP fight, players will be cleared of hostile status correctly.
  • Seek Revenge
    • Those out for revenge will now be able to see Cap rewards when they choose the “Seek Revenge” respawn option, after they have been killed by another player.
    • When targeting a player who is seeking revenge, the correct reward amount for Caps will be displayed that can be earned from killing that player.

User Interface

  • Languages – Korean fonts will now be displayed correctly in game menus.
  • Hotkeys
    • The “take photo” hotkey can no longer be reassigned, meaning it will remain as space bar for PC and A button on controllers.
    • The issue that would cause the “take snapshot”button in Photomode to display an incorrect hotkey has now been fixed.
  • Social
    • The issue has now been fixed that caused players to disappear from social menus if two players both sent each other invites to each other.
    • Issue has now been fixed concerning the prevention of newly equipped Player Icons from displaying other players in the Social Menu.

Fallout 76 is available to play on PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4. For all your wasteland needs find them here in our Fallout 76 wiki.

If you want more Fallout 76 content be sure to check out our Fallout 76 Guides, including the Fallout 76: The Superlative Sniper Build Guide and Fallout 76: The Ultimate Melee Build Guide. Or you can check out news articles such as  Bethesda Admits Some Fallout 76 PC Hacks Are True And Vow To Fix.


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