An upcoming Fallout 76 patch will make some welcome enhancements to the sport, together with serving to new gamers ease into the wasteland.
Patch 11, due out mid-July, will change the sport so low-level characters have extra gradual introductions to a number of the MMO’s mechanics and challenges, Bethesda mentioned in a weblog publish.
Characters beneath degree 25 pays fewer caps when fast-traveling, for instance. Characters beneath degree 15 may have larger illness resistance. Bethesda additionally plans to exchange a lot of early-game problem rewards with gadgets that’ll give newcomers “a greater likelihood at survival”.
The developer mentioned it is seeking to nerf the issue of some creatures in a number of sub-regions inside the Ash Heap, the Savage Divide and Toxic Valley, the concept being gamers have fewer encounters with higher-level enemies after they first go away the relative security of the forest. The upshot of all that is new gamers ought to have a better time of it out within the wasteland, which is actually a superb factor.
Elsewhere, patch 11 makes uncooked meals gadgets and fluxes final 50 per cent longer earlier than spoiling. The patch additionally means meals and drinks not lose situation after you quick journey.
And this is one other welcome change: patch 11 improves merchandise descriptions. Legendary gadgets will show all their present attributes slightly than simply the primary everytime you view them in commerce, merchandising or container menus. And – lastly! – whenever you view crafting recipes or mods within the examine, commerce, merchandising or container menus, you may now see the outline for the merchandise they create.
Here’s the way it seems to be:
Other welcome high quality of life enhancements embrace the power to activate Stealth Boys whereas carrying Power Armor, a brand new Enable Power Armor HUD choice to the settings that allows you to toggle between the Power Armor HUD or the usual HUD whereas carrying Power Armor, and – once more, lastly! – post-patch bulk junk gadgets in your stock shall be protected from the Scrap All Junk possibility – a change requested by followers ever since Fallout 76 got here out. However, bulk junk will proceed to be mechanically scrapped as wanted when you are crafting or repairing.
Fallout 76 suffered a disastrous launch (it was a tough keep away from from me in Eurogamer’s Fallout 76 evaluation), however Bethesda has caught with the sport, issuing a raft of updates which have undoubtedly improved issues.
Fallout 76’s journey alongside the highway to redemption continues.