Fallout 76 is now well and truly in the minds of gamers everywhere, after receiving a hefty shection dedicated to it during Bethesda's E3 Press Conference. We now know the release date, that the game will be set in West Virginia and that there is a Fallout 76 beta. It was also confirmed that Fallout 76 would be an entirely online experience, with players sharing a server; able to either team up or face-off. This naturally had a lot of fans worried that there would be no way to play Fallout 76 solo. So will Fallout 76 have a single-player solo mode at launch? Let's find out.
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Can you Play Fallout 76 Solo Single-player
During Bethesda's E3 2018 Press Conference, Director at Bethesda Game Studios Todd Howard took to the stage to confirm theories that Fallout 76 is an online experience. He then went on to reveal that the game can in fact be played solo as well. According to Howard, players can explore the world, complete quests and level up, all without the need to team up with other players. He later commented that teaming up is the easiest way to play the game.
While this does answer some questions about the game, it also raises some important ones. Namely whether or not playing the game solo will require players to merely switch to a private server, and whether or not this will be the full experience. Bethesda recently revealed via a Tweet that "Every surviving human is another player", suggesting that there are no NPCs in Fallout 76 world, so it's possible that without other players, it'll be a pretty lonely place. This all points to there being no dedicated single-player mode for Fallout 76, though we will have to wait until launch to know for sure.
That's everything we know currently about Fallout 76 solo single player features. To see additional ways in which Fallout 76 is switching things up for the series, head over to our Fallout 76 Nukes Guide. It'll show you how nukes work in the game and how to blow other players away with a nuclear strike.
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