Bethesda Talks Fallout 76 PvP Mode And Upcoming Wastelanders DLC

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Bethesda has always focused on the single-player aspect of Fallout, which is one of the reasons why the franchise became such a hit. So, when the very first multiplayer version of Fallout was announced, the hype for the game reached an unprecedented level. However, we all know how it ended up. Fallout 76 seems like it has been having new issues almost every month since its launch.

Most of the Fallout 76 players have been playing Co-Op PvE together, whereas PvP mode doesn't get the same love. "I think we were a little surprised how few people wanted to take part in PvP and how many more they were interested in PvE together. As opposed to, 'I want to test my mettle against you and let's get into a duel,'" Bethesda's Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications, Pete Hines, told USGamer. "There's some folks who do, don't get me wrong, but I think it's a smaller percentage of our player base than we thought."

Hines also talked more about the future of the game and the upcoming Wastelanders expansion pack. Bethesda wants to reinvent the game, similar to how multiple expansions improved Elder Scrolls Online. The game will get post-launch support after the expansion has released.

"We have a plan. We have a roadmap that we'll be sharing before too long, probably after Wastelanders," Hines said in the interview. "Let's get through Wastelanders and then talk about that. That will cover all the way through the end of this year. We've already been talking about, internally, what is our plan for content into next year. When we feel confident enough to share that with everybody, I'm not certain, but like, we throw it out pretty far."

Fallout 76: Wastelanders is a highly anticipated expansion pack that will finally add human NPCs in the game, along with a reputation system and much more. It will launch on April 7 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game will also be available for purchase on Steam on the same date.

So what do you think? Are you excited about Fallout 76: Wastelanders? Or have you stopped playing the game entirely? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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