Bethesda explains why ‘Fallout 76’ players using secret room are banned


If you managed to make your way into the inaccessible (or intended to be) secret room in Fallout 76, you best not have taken anything with you.

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If you managed to make your way into the inaccessible (or intended to be) secret room in Fallout 76, you best not have taken anything with you. Those who are found to have items from this room are having their accounts banned from the game.

Speaking to Eurogamer, Bethesda explained that the secret developer room was being accessed by PC players, and the only way to do so would be using third-party programs. Those who have been banned can contact the publisher’s support website, but the accounts are only temporarily deactivated while the issue is being investigated.

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The biggest PC gaming controversies of 2018

There are a few events each year that set the tone for the next. In 2017, Battlefront 2’s loot boxes set up a year of governmental investigation into videogames. In 2016, Blizzard sent a cease-and-desist order to vanilla WoW server Nostalrius, and in 2017, the developer announced its own vanilla WoW project. These controversies are more than just angry Reddit threads: they shape the industry and the views of players going forward.

So, what’s ahead for 2019? Let’s investigate by looking back at this year’s most talked-about moments. From unbelievably disastrous launches to mobile spin-offs igniting widespread internet indignation, these are the biggest PC gaming controversies of 2018.

Bethesda confirms it asked Fallout 76 cheaters to write an essay in order to lift their bans

Fallout 76 has been one of the biggest video game launches of the year, with millions of people roaming the game’s post-apocalyptic West Virginia at the time of writing.

As is often the case, though, some unscrupulous players have resorted to cheating in order to get an advantage in the game, using third-party programs in order to gain the upper hand in the PC version of the game.

And many were shocked when it surfaced earlier this week that Bethesda had apparently been asking cheaters who had had their accounts banned to write an essay if they wanted to return to the game, as was reported on PC Gamer.

Fallout 76’s “Atomic Shop”: Overpriced, false advertising, and possibly illegal?

Bethesda’s screw up this time around relates to Christmas-themed items in the Atomic Shop- the game’s microtransaction store that offers cosmetic items for purchase with real money. Players can buy stuff like Christmas emotes and Santa Claus costumes. The only problem comes when the community, especially on Reddit, starts noticing the prices on these items are just way too damn high.

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After all, Fallout 76 is a paid game, so players already have to shell in $60 to get a copy of the broken title.

Bethesda has been claiming that some items are discounted from their original sale price during the Christmas event, but the problem is that they were never sold at the regular price in the first place.

Bethesda Permanently Bans Players After In-Game Fallout 76 Homophobic Attack

Sometimes, the Internet and playing online multiplayer games can bring out the worst and the best in people, and a recent in-game Fallout 76 homophobic attack is one such example.

AJpls is one of those rare gamers; a big Fallout 76 fan. On November 15 he tweeted about how great the game is and how much he enjoys exploration and completing missions with his friends. On November 16, AJpls and two of his friends were subjected to a horrific in-game homophobic attack.

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