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Fallout Shelter coming to Xbox One next week

Coming out of nowhere, last year’s hit mobile management sim, Fallout Shelter, will be launching on Xbox One on February the 7th.

Like it’s mobile version, Fallout Shelter on Xbox One will be free-to-play, allowing you to build your dream Vault and protect a variety of citizens from the horrors and radioactive fallout of the wasteland above. Moreover, The Xbox One version will support Play Anywhere, allowing you to take your save and play between Xbox One and Windows 10 seamlessly.

If you played the mobile version around launch last year and since put it down, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the new additions, including pets, character from Fallout 4, crafting, and new quests. That and it’s re-worked controls for the Xbox One controller should make this management sim a tempting time sink when it hits digital shelves early next week.

Legendary Dweller available on Fallout Shelter

Beginning today, you may find the legendary Preston Garvey of the Commonwealth Minutemen, in your lunchbox.

Preston is the first Fallout 4 character to appear in Fallout Shelter, bringing with him his awesome new weapon, the Laser Musket, which your dwellers will also have the opportunity to equip.

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Look out for Preston Garvey, and his Laser Musket, in your lunchboxes from today.

Fallout Shelter is available to download for iPhone from the iTunes Store, for free.

E3 Fallout Shelter additional details

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Good morning, and what a morning it is. Are you still spinning from all the news from the Bethesda conference? Yeah, me too. So let’s kick start this Monday morning with something a little more relaxing. Carrying on from Bethesda Conference Round-Up from Greg, we briefly touched on the announcement of a Vault builder app coming to iOS platforms. We’ve covered the additional details below:

Already available for free, Fallout Shelter puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from Vault-Tec. Build the perfect Vault, keep your Dwellers happy, and protect them from the dangers of the Wasteland. Vault-Tec has provided the tools, but the rest is up to you. What are you waiting for?

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Key features include

  • creating a brighter future…underground! Select from a variety of modern-day rooms to turn an excavation beneath 2,000 feet of bedrock into the very picture of Vault Life.
  • Get to know your Dwellers and lead them to happiness. Find their ideal jobs and watch them flourish. Provide them with outfits, weapons, and training to improve their abilities.
  • A well-run Vault requires a variety of Dwellers with a mix of skills. Build a Radio Room to attract new Dwellers. Or, take an active role in their personal lives; play matchmaker and watch the sparks fly!
  • Send Dwellers above ground to explore the blasted surface left behind and seek adventure, handy survival loot, or unspeakable death. Find new armor and weapons, gain experience, and earn Caps! But don’t let them die!
  • From time to time, idyllic Vault life may be disrupted by the dangers of post-nuclear life. Prepare your Dwellers to protect against threats from the outside…and within.

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Compatibility: Fallout Shelter is only available for iOS and requires iOS7 or later. Fallout Shelter is compatible with iPhone 5 or later, iPad Mini 2 or later, iPad 3 or later and is optimized for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2.  We’ll see a later release for Android and maybe even Windows Phone…. or at least we can live in hope, right?

E3 Bethesda Conference – Fallout 4 releasing this year

That’s right, Fallout 4 will be coming for Christmas this year.

Bethesda started work on Fallout 4 in 2009, just after Fallout 3 was released, and you can tell it’s been a labour of love.

Fallout 4 starts on a perfect Saturday morning in Downton Boston, with you creating your character, as with every other Bethesda game. What’s different though is the mechanic behind it. No more sliders, but a much more dynamic system. You can fully customise the look of both a Mum and Dad, which then determines the look of your main character.

Once you’re happy with everything, that’s when it all goes wrong. Not long after a Vault Tec representative visits your home, the announcement is made that a nuclear attack is imminent, so off to the vault you run.

200 years later, you emerge from vault 111, to complete dystopia, not a soul to be seen. From here you are encouraged to do what you want. Go explore, go kill, whatever you want.

That seems to be the main focus from Bethesda for Fallout 4, it’s your adventure. They didn’t give any details about the main story line this morning, which works for me, but they certainly gave lots of information about what else you’ll find yourself doing. I’ll start with the first thing we all know about, the dog.

Now, this isn’t Dogmeat, but a brand new canine to get attached to. She (or he, not entirely sure) can be directed to help you pick up items and attack enemies in a completely contextual fashion. All you need to do to command her is point at something in the environment.

Secondly, if you love your weapons (who doesn’t), you’re going to love the 50 base weapons, which can have up to 700 modifications, to create your perfect weapon. With the new scavenging and crafting systems in place, you can fully customise your arsenal to suit your style.

However, with these awesome new weapons you’ll be creating, you’ll also get to build your own customised armour, using the same scavenging mechanic as the weapons.

Speaking of crafting, you will be able to create your own safe haven in Boston, building a shelter, planting food, and installing power generators. The more you build, the better your surroundings, and other survivors will start to make your base their own. To ensure the safety of your site, you can install turrets, and other security measures, to keep those raiders at bay.

Overall, Fallout 4 is looking to be the definitive edition of Fallout yet. It will be hitting shelves on November 10, 2015.

For all you collectors out there, including me, they will also be releasing a special Pip-boy edition, which comes with one to call your own. You will be able to slide in your mobile phone and use the new second-screen app, which will release on iOS and Android at the same time.

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Speaking of apps, Bethesda also announced the release of Fallout Shelter, where you take control of your own vault, building different rooms for your dwellers to use and level up their own, individual stats. Think SimCity, but Fallout… Dwellers can then be sent out to the wasteland to gather resources, such as food, water, and power, to enhance the vault further.

Fallout Shelter is out now for free on iOS.

 

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