Fallout 76’s Beta is starting from October 23rd, 2018 and to help get you started this page will go over some beginner tips and tricks to help you get to grips with some of the elements of the game.
Xbox One has had exclusive access to the Fallout 76 Beta for a couple days, with PlayStation and PC getting their first try on October 30th. Below is a table of all the times.
|Date||UK Time||US Time (EST)||Platform|
|Oct 23rd||12am – 4am (BST)||7pm – 11pm||Xbox One|
|Oct 27th||10pm – 12am (BST)||7pm – 9pm||Xbox One|
|Oct 28th||4pm – 6pm (GMT)||12pm – 1pm||Xbox One|
|Oct 30th||11pm – 3am (GMT)||7pm – 11pm||PC, PS4, Xbox One|
|Nov 1st||6pm – 11pm (GMT)||2pm – 7pm||PC, PS4, Xbox One|
|Nov 3nd||9pm – 1am (GMT)||5pm – 9pm||PC, PS4, Xbox One|
|Nov 4rd||6pm – 1am (GMT)||2pm – 9pm||PC, PS4, Xbox One|
Note: Remeber the beta is not going to be 24 hours, to keep an eye out when the game servers will be live. Times in red have ended.
As Fallout 76 is an online game, there is a way you can control parts of the map and affect the outcome on the world with some handy leftover nuclear missiles from the great war.
Not only does this add to the multiplayer element, but you’ll also be able to destroy your enemies in a blaze of atomic fire.
To do so though, you’ll need to scavenge the wasteland to find a number of nuclear lunch codes which allow you to prime to various missile launch sites around the 6 regions in the game.
Also, remember when you use the nukes the after-effect will be a high-level zone with rare and valuable resources that can help with your crafting efforts.
Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform (C.A.M.P.) can be used like the workbenches in Fallout 4 but with one important difference, they can be used anywhere in the world.
C.A.M.P will provide you with a way to build the much-needed shelter from the elements and monsters, craft supplies and even set up shop to trade with other survivors.
There’s also a lot of normal crafting stations for food, weapons, chems and other things places throughout the world, sometimes you just need to head around the back of a building or inside a Red Rocket Station.
You’ll want to use the C.A.M.P to build yourself a basic shelter from any of the resources you have been able to scavenge.
This will help you have a central point to return back to each time you explore the regions in Fallout 76 and give you some respite from the wasteland. If you die, the game will also use your C.A.M.P as a spawn location, if it is close to where you died.
If you are thinking Fallout 76 will be a massive MMO type world then you’ll be surprised. Todd Howard mentioned on more than on occasion the game is going to only have a handful of players at any one time.
Still, make sure you have set up a base as mentioned before.
Check out our more extensive tips and tricks guide to help you in Fallout 76.