If you happen to be one of the fans of Fallout 76 nuclear battle royale mode, then am sorry to be information you that the mode is to be scrapped soon by Bethesda. Recently, Bethesda announced that they would be sunsetting the mode later in the year.
While Nuclear Winter would be leaving, it is not all bad news for all those that usually enjoy playing PVP, as Bethesda stated that they would be working on new ways to play the games that would be revealed at a much later date. To add, all those that played the Nuclear Winter would be receiving some compensation for its removal in the form of perk coins.
Fallout 76 Battle Royale Mode to be Scrapped Soon
In a blog post posted on the Fallout Website, they contain details of the preparation for July’s Steel reign update – Bethesda explains that, with time, fallout 76 players have stopped playing the Nuclear Winter Mode. “it also became a lot tougher to place the full Nuclear Winter together Without also making sacrifices on the wait time of the match,” Bethesda wrote. “additionally, we have discovered that it is challenging to provide some very meaningful updates for Nuclear Winter, while also developing and aiding interesting new content for adventure mode in the past updates.”
Bethesda Plans for Fallout 76
Now, Bethesda decided that they would mix the mode altogether. Nuclear Winter would not be leaving immediately, but it would be removed from the game with an upcoming update that would be landing at some point in September. “Ending Support for the mode was a really big decision, and not one that was easily made,” Bethesda stated.
“We still continue working on coming up with some interesting new methods of PVP combat for all those who wish to enjoy squaring off against other former Vault Dwellers, and a later in the year not long after, they would release details on how they plan to offer players more ways to play Fallout 76.”
Fallout 76 Nuclear Winter Mode Rewards
To add to this Vague Promise of tons of new ways to play Fallout 76, Bethesda has promised that all those that took part in the Nuclear Winter mode would be compensated with perk coins.
After the Nuclear Winter mode goes offline, Bethesda has decided to offer players 6 perk coins for each of the Overseer Rank that they have achieved (with a maximum of 600) and 1 perk coin for each overseer Ticket each of the overseer ticket that they have earned (maximum of 200). Each player that finished at least of Nuclear Winter match would also receive a Nuclear Winter pennant for the Camps.
So, every player that has a lot of experience in the Nuclear Winter Should expect to receive a bunch of Perk coins when the mode is take away, but what about the reward that is available via the mode? Bethesda stated that while some items would remain exclusive, there are others that would remain exclusive. Other than includes:
- Power Armor/weapon paints
- Outfits and
- Camp Object.
All these would be acquired via other game modes and events, one of the events includes “scorched Earth, Project paradise, and Encrypted, A Colossal Problem, and event Hunt for the Treasure Hunter.” For more details on Fallout 76 and the removal of the Nuclear Winter Battle Royale mode, visit the Fallout Blog Post.