Fallout 76 getting perk loadouts, a Public Test Server, and more in 2020
In a recent Inside the Vault post, Bethesda revealed a number of features that it is working on for Fallout 76.
“It probably is no surprise that Wastelanders is a big focus of ours,” Bethesda wrote. “We are dedicated to making this new giant update as best as it can be. So, what does that mean for some of the other requests we’ve seen and feedback we’ve been reading from you? Wastelanders may be a big focus, but it’s not the only focus. There are several things we want to do and are working on, but it takes time and, in some cases, a lot of work.”
To start with, a Public Test Server (PTS) is in the works that will allow players to try out upcoming updates before they hit the live servers. More details about the test server and how to sign up for it will be shared closer to launch.
Also on the horizon are perk loadouts, multi-factor authentication for accounts, the legendary system, social fixes, and improvements to the Public Events system. According to Bethesda, the Public Event changes planned for next year include cooldown adjustments, performance-based loot, and no longer having to tag legendary event enemies to get loot.
“We are constantly looking at your feedback and requests to see what’s possible to include in future updates,” Bethesda added. “Features like PC text chat, the option to rejoin a server when kicked or dropped, and others are something we don’t currently have a timeline for but are looking into.”
Fallout 76 is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.
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