Another Fallout 76 B.E.T.A session goes live today (or tonight, depending on where you live) at 11.30 pm EST – 1 AM IST and a 30Gb patch will be rolled out with a variety of tweaks and changes.

The latest Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. patch brings performance and stability improvements, additional enemy balance changes, and many bug fixes to Fallout 76.

Patch Version:

  • Xbox: 1.0.0.4
  • PS4: 1.0.0.6
  • PC: 1.0.0.6

General

  • Stability: The Fallout 76 game client and servers have received significant stability improvements.
  • Performance: Several issues have been addressed to resolve hitches during gameplay and other performance issues.

Balance Changes

Many mid and high-level enemies have received additional balance adjustments. Some notable changes include:

  • Scorched: Health and Damage Resistance have been increased for mid- and high-level Scorched.
  • Super Mutants: Health and Damage Resistance have been slightly decreased for mid- and high-level Super Mutants.
  • Melee Damage: Melee damage has been increased across many mid- and high-level enemies, particularly Mirelurks and Mirelurk Hunters.

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

  • Crafting: Material requirements to craft Throwing Knives and Tomahawks have been increased. Additionally, Throwing Knives and Tomahawks can no longer be sold to vendors.

Quests

  • Event Quests: The time required to restart a previously completed Event Quest has been increased from 45 minutes to 1 hour and 12 minutes.

Bug Fixes Art and Graphics

  • Enemies: Fixed an issue that could cause enemies to stop playing animations and instead enter a default “T-Pose”.
  • Graphics: Fixed an issue that could cause artifacting to display on the character’s hands and weapons while inside the Whitespring and playing in first-person.
  • Graphics [Xbox]: Fixed an issue causing the game world to appear darker than intended on Xbox.
  • Water: Water no longer flickers or flashes white in building interiors.
  • Workbenches [PS4]: Item previews no longer exhibit visual issues while attempting to modify weapons at Workbenches.
  • Workshops: Powered objects placed at Workshops will now correctly play animations and sound effects.

Audio

  • Voice Chat: Changing Xbox Live Communication and Multiplayer settings to “Friends” now correctly limits in-game voice chat to Xbox Live friends.
  • Voice Chat: Selecting “Play with Team” from the Main Menu no longer causes voice chat to stop functioning for non-leader teammates.

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

  • Workshops: Successfully defending a Workshop no longer awards more Aid items than intended.

Quests

  • I Am Become Death: Launching a Nuke will now complete the “I Am Become Death” Quest for all teammates.
  • Rewards: Completing the “First Contact” and “Thirst Thing’s First” quests no longer award more Aid items than intended.

User Interface

  • Languages: Improvements have been made to better support text display across several languages, including: Japanese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.
  • Languages: Blueprints now accept names that utilize Japanese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese characters.
  • Languages: Running Fallout 76 with language options set to Traditional or Simplified Chinese no longer causes the game to launch in English.
  • Login [PC]: Fixed an issue that could prevent players from logging into Fallout 76 on PC.
  • Resolution [PC]: Adjusting Windows Display Scaling settings no longer causes the game to launch in lower or higher resolutions than expected.
  • Map: Map markers no longer disappear when attempting to respawn after dying while overencumbered and possessing no Caps.
  • Settings [PC]: The Lighting Quality setting can now correctly be changed to High.
  • Social: Players will no longer encounter a “Failed to reconnect to team.” error message at the Main Menu screen.
  • Social: Fixed an issue that could prevent players from seeing one another in the Social Menu after adding each other as friends.
  • Trading: Attempting to trade with a player who is entering Power Armor no longer causes the game client to become unresponsive.

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