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Fallout 76 Tops 13 Million Players as Series Turns 25

Fallout 76 Tops 13 Million Players as Series Turns 25 - News

by VGChartz Staff , posted on 03 October 2022 / 1,813 Views

Bethesda is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Fallout with multiple events and free content. on the 25th anniversary website it is revealed Fallout 76 has surpassed 13 million players. 

This figure is up from 12 million players in June and would mean in the last four months the game has seen one million new players.

Fallout 76 Tops 13 Million Players as Series Turns 25

"In October of 1997, players first encountered Fallout’s post-nuclear world and its memorable characters, irradiated monstrosities, impactful conversations and stark reminders that war…war never changes," reads the announcement post on the 25 anniversary of Fallout.

"25 years later, the Fallout series is a best-selling franchise that not only helped define PC role-playing games and spawned entries across multiple console generations, but also has made its way to tabletop games and even an upcoming television series. Join us as we ring in a milestone year for Fallout throughout the entire month of October!"

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gtotheunit91 (on 03 October 2022)

If only we had a more official way to celebrate Fallout's 25th anniversary than just FO76 :(

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GoOnKid (on 03 October 2022)

Why? How?

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The Fury GoOnKid (on 03 October 2022)

That was my first thought. "How?" Bet they included me playing the beta.

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shikamaru317 GoOnKid (on 03 October 2022)

They gained alot of players after they fixed alot of the launch issues. Also I'm sure Gamepass gave them a nice boost.

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2zosteven shikamaru317 (on 04 October 2022)

game had issues but still amazing!

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Kynes (on 04 October 2022)

They are giving it for free to prime gaming members.

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DonFerrari (on 03 October 2022)

Even at the shit state it released it achieved this? Holy....

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