Fallout 76 Gets New PvP Details, Death Penalty, and More
QuakeCon 2018 still has more than let us know about Fall out 76and Game Director Todd Howard, Development Director Chris Meyer, and Project Lead Jeff Gardiner have spoken about this highly anticipated game.
Fights between players, penalties, dedicated servers and more
- On PvP, Howard has explained that when you hit someone for the first time you reduce the damage. If players choose to participate, they deal full damage. There’s a reward limit that are obtained depending on the level when defeating someone (if you kill someone much better than you, you will get a much higher reward). If you want revenge after you’ve been killed, the reward limit is doubled.
- If you don’t participate, the attacking player can kill the defending player. He gets no reward and becomes a killer in search. According to Howard, “idiots” make for interesting content. They appear on the map as a red star and with a bounty on their head. That reward comes from your own limits.
- PvP does not activate until level 5.
- You can label yourself a “pacifist” so as not to harm others.
- The death penalty It is not very punitive. You lose your junk. Junk is not all of your gear but it is something you can use to craft and upgrade items. You can go back and retrieve them if no one has taken them. You can also store them in your hideout (which is completely safe from other players). There are also bands that you can use in the world.
- respawn after dying it’s free if you spawn at the closest location or Vault 76. Respawning at any other locations (that you’ve previously visited) will cost you caps depending on the distance.
- When destroy a camp it destroys all the structures, but the owner of the camp can easily rebuild and relocate it thanks to the blueprints.
- Blueprints allow you to save your entire camp and relocate it to any other location.
- The voice chat is implemented in the game. There is also a proximity voice chat system for strangers, so you can communicate with those around you.
- The soundtrack has been created by Inon Zur. There is also licensed music. There are more songs than ever in a Fallout game and there are radio stations to listen to.
- The private servers are definitely going to be available and will enable mods. Bethesda is 100% committed to supporting modding in the game.
- 80% of the game is the Fallout that people know and like, and 20% is brand new.
A closer look at the SPECIAL system
Below you can see a new video presented at the panel and showing the SPECIAL systemsomething they have talked about with other gameplays.
Fallout 76 will be on sale on November 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.