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Fallout 4 is done - all 27 versions of it

There will be 27 different ways for you to buy a standard copy of Fallout 4 (opens in new tab) on November 10. No, this isn't another Watch Dogs pre-order chart (opens in new tab) situation - the game just has nine regional versions and three supported platforms. And here they all are, in their shrinkwrapped glory, just waiting to board planes and boats and trucks and arrive at your local game store.

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In other words, without a massive breakdown of global shipping channels, it looks like Fallout 4 will make its worldwide release date. Bethesda's work on the game is far from finished, of course, since you should expect a day-one patch and months (at minimum) worth of Fallout 4 DLC and updates (opens in new tab) after that.

Seeing those boxes ready to roll out drives home the fact that, after years of silence and months of hype, Fallout 4 will be ours in just 17 days. It's an emotional thought, so if you live in the UK you may want to toast the occasion with a bottle of Fallout Beer (opens in new tab). I mean, when I think of Fallout and beer, I think of the centuries-old stuff you'll occasionally find in rusty refrigerators. But this is a fresh-made (and Bethesda licensed) pilsner lager, so it will hopefully be less skunky and more refreshing.

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Connor Sheridan
Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.