Fallout 4 VR has been a long anticipated game by the VR community. With it’s entirety being transferred to a virtual platform, it will break grounds on being the longest and most quality experience to date in VR. Today, Bethesda has opened up pre-orders for the game on Steam for $59.99, which is set to release in October.
Yesterday, Bethesda made the huge announcement at their briefing which also included the big news about DOOM VFR coming later to PlayStation VR and HTC Vive. These are two titan IPs that is set to draw in future adoptions for the HMDs.
For those of you unfamiliar with Fallout 4, it’s an RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios which made debut in 2015. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic world that takes place in Boston and the surrounding Massachusetts area known as “The Commonwealth.” The main story takes place in the year 2287, ten years after the events of Fallout 3 and 210 years after “The Great War”, which caused catastrophic nuclear devastation across the United States.
You will play out a character known as the “Sole Survivor” emerging from a long cryogenic slumber in Vault 111, which is an underground nuclear fallout shelter. This character lost his wife through murder and his child through kidnapping so the Sole Survivor ventures forth to The Commonwealth in search of his son. On this journey you must complete various tasks and quests that fulfill parts of the story. You’ll be able to craft drugs, explosives, and new weapons to get you further along.