• Fallout 76's Battle Royale Mode Nuclear Winter Shutting Down In September, News Coming At E3

    5 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fallout 76's battle royale mode, Nuclear Winter, is coming to an end in September. Developer Bethesda Game Studios announced in a blog post that it's removing the mode in September simply because not enough people were playing it. Not only that, but Bethesda said it will make announcements about Fallout 76's future during E3 2021. "We've seen the vast majority of players prefer to explore other aspects of the game," the studio said. "It has also become tougher to put full Nuclear Winter lobbies together without also making sacrifices on match wait times." On top of that, Bethesda said it...
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  • Bethesda to scrap Fallout 76 battle royale mode 'Nuclear Winter' as players lose interest

    Bethesda to scrap Fallout 76 battle royale mode 'Nuclear Winter' as players lose interest

    5 days ago - By Gamasutra

    Bethesda will scrap Fallout 76's battle royale mode 'Nuclear Winter' later this year due to waning player interest. ...
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  • Fallout 76 is Ditching Its Battle Royale Mode

    5 days ago - By IGN

    Bethesda Game Studios has announced that it will be terminating play for Fallout 76's Nuclear Winter battle royale mode in September, as it looks to increase support for other game modes in the multiplayer Fallout title. Per the latest Inside the Vault blog, the reasoning for the decision to shut down Nuclear Winter mainly comes from the mode seemingly losing players over time as they preferred to explore other game modes. The full statement from Bethesda is below: “When we first introduced Nuclear Winter, we were thrilled to watch so many players from our community, as well as many...
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  • Fallout 76's battle royale mode is going away this September

    Fallout 76's battle royale mode is going away this September

    5 days ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    Two years after Fallout 76 's battle royale mode launched, Bethesda are shutting down Nuclear Winter. The MMO's 52-player free-for-all mode is a little more Hunger Games-y than other battle royales, purely because of Fallout's survival aspect. It seems that wasn't quite enough to make it a popular mode, though. In September, the devs are getting rid of Nuclear Winter because, from the sounds of things, not many people are actually playing it.
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