Last week, Bethesda's post-launch Fallout 4 plans included more frequent and smaller updates, starting with a beta patch this week. The update came earlier than expected, four days after the company's initial announcement.
As promised, this first update (version 1.2.33) is small, including only two new features and six fixes. As the patch is still in its beta stages, Bethesda advised players to back up their hard-earned saves before updating the game.
FeaturesNumber pad keys can now be used for remappingRemapping Activate now works on Quick ContainerFixesGeneral memory and stability improvementsFixed issue where equipped weapons become locked after completing ReunionsFixed issue with When Freedom Calls where the quest would not completeDuring Confidence Man, fixed issue where player's health would continuously regenerateFixed crash related to jumping into water and reloading saved gamesFixed issue where Launcher would not save God Rays Quality setting properly
To get the update, you must first right-click on the game in your Steam Library, go to Settings, select the Betas section, and click on the beta patch to update it. With Bethesda releasing more frequent updates, the final version of this patch should come soon.
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Oh wait, those we already have.
Well, as long as there are those who pay for it, it will be sold.
Good I have the magical, mystical gift of patience and I can just wait till the game is 20 buck on steam with all DLCs, patches and mods for it.
Very true. I only wish that would stop me from purchasing games I will never get to play.
All software is in a beta state when released, no software is ever 100% bug free.
This is just a beta patch for people to try and they are probably also hoping for feedback because internal testing is one thing, it is a controlled environment, but the real world is where issues pop up and having people with random system configurations helping them find the big bugs helps everyone in the end and helps them faster.
beta batch is for the beta branch of the game, more or less its just to make sure things dont break, or things break acceptably before pushing a patch (think for an acceptable break something that increased fps 20 across everything, but a few textures would no longer pop in)
god forbig that any game manufacturer actually release a decent game that doesn't have memory or stability issues. God forbid that the actualy quest of the game work as the need to from the get go.
And god forbid to go back to the idea of what a freakin patch was in the first place.
But hey what do I know.... god forbid as consumer I can not be more demanding of a release of a product.
The game is out..... stop using your consumer base to beta test your crap that you should be doing already on your own.
How is assassins creed syndicate doing? right on pc with its piss poor performance.... Right I am sure you are will give them a thumbs up too right?
You need to look up the difference between Alpha and Beta testing.