Fallout 76 - New Year, New Updates for January

According to this article on the game's website, the PC version of Fallout 76 has recently received a brand new patch fixing around 150 bugs and issues. The patch improves the game's performance, makes it more stable, and introduces some balancing changes. You can find the patch notes right here. And if you'd like to find out what's next for Bethesda's multiplayer take on Fallout, you can do so below:


Update: Containing more than 150 fixes, the patch will now land on PC beginning tomorrow and consoles early next week. Similar to what we did with the December 11 patch, placing it on PC first will give us time to make further adjustments as needed before releasing the patch on consoles. We will communicate if there are any further diversions from the schedule. PC players, please note that tomorrow, January 10 at 9am ET Fallout 76 will be receiving this update at which time we will also post the patch notes. Thank you!

Last week we mentioned that we would be starting the new year with new patches. The first of those will be coming January 14. Like the December 11 update, this patch will address many issues raised by the community as well as continue focus on improving performance and stability.

We’ll have the patch notes available to go along with the patch, but some of the things we’re planning to address include issues with several Challenges and quests, various fixes to a number of Perks and weapons, and tackling various exploits we’ve seen.

Beyond Monday’s patch, we’re working on another patch that we hope will hit near the end of the month. This patch will continue to add fixes for issues being voiced by the community, including the number of plans Vendors have available, fixing a few Legendary mods, and continuing to address issues with some Perks.

We will continue to keep you updated as we move forward with more patches, new content, and new additions to Fallout 76.


As shared previously, anyone who logged into the full release of Fallout 76 on any platform in 2018 will receive the Fallout Classic Collection on PC. All user entitlements have now been granted.

To install the Classic Collection, just follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Download and run the Bethesda Launcher for PC
  • Step 2: Sign in to Bethesda.net with your account credentials
  • Step 3: Install the Fallout Classic Collection titles from the Games menu
We know you’re eager for new content and new ways to play Fallout 76. We’re still not quite ready to share details, but we can say that the time between the announcement of our next major update and its release will be very short. Our goal is to get the content in your hands as quickly as possible so we can iterate, improve, and make any needed changes based on your feedback. More to come soon including more information on what was shared in last week’s feature.

Happy New Year and see you in the Wasteland!