Well, it appeared like a good suggestion on the time. Bethesda’s lead-up to the announcement of Fallout 76 yesterday was a 24-hour Twitch livestream that, excluding a pair transient appearances from some Bethesda employees and a field of balloons, was principally simply Vault-Boy statue in entrance of a display displaying Fallout’s iconic “Please Stand By” loading display. And two million individuals watched it.
Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard emerged because the stream wrapped as much as announce to anybody nonetheless tuning in that that they had been amongst greater than two million distinctive viewers who not less than dropped in over the course of the stream.
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What had we seen? Not a lot, except you rely somebody tucking the Vault-Boy statue in and turning the lights off for the night as riveting leisure. It’s not as if the announcement of a brand new Fallout sport would have gone unnoticed if Bethesda had simply posted it on Twitter and YouTube, proper? But earlier than all of us knew what it was, it was unimaginable to not really feel such as you may miss one thing vital in case you seemed away.
In any case, now we all know that Fallout 76 seems to be an online survival RPG, and we’ll positively be listening to extra about it at Bethesda’s E3 press occasion. And we plan on getting some sleep the evening earlier than that occurs.