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Fallout 76 update: updates brings "behind-the-scenes adjustments" to prepare for Wastelanders

Fallout 76 patch update notes
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The latest Fallout 76 patch notes and updates are all about prepping for Fallout 76 Wastelanders. It's a 2.5GB/1GB size update for PC and console respectively and focuses mainly on "behind-the-scenes adjustments" and bug fixes to the main game and Nuclear Winter, as well as basically gearing the base game up for the new expansion.

Fallout 76 patch notes - general fixes

Art and graphics 

  • Graphics: The Nuka Girl Helmet visuals have been updated to look correct when worn without the suit.
  • Graphics: Corrected a visual issue affecting Camping Canopies.

CAMP, crafting and workshops

  • Collectrons: Enemies will no longer target the Santatron Bot.
  • Giant Neon Letters: Crafting Giant Neon Letters now correctly requires 2 Steel and 2 Glass.
  • Refrigerator: Toxic Soot Flowers and Frog Legs can now be correctly assigned to the Refrigerator.
  • Warning Signs: No longer count against the maximum number of lights the player can place in their C.A.M.P., as these signs are not lights.

Challenges

  • Daily: The “Level up while in Vault 94” subchallenge for the “Level Up While…” Daily Challenge no longer incorrectly references Vault 96.
  • Daily: Crafting Psycho now correctly fulfills the requirements for the “Craft Psycho” and “Craft Different Kinds of Chems” Daily Challenges.

Items

  • Headwear: Gas Masks that can be found in-game no longer reduce Perception by 2.
  • Outfits: Fixed an issue that allowed the Fur-Lined Jacket and Jeans and the Nuclear Winter Beanie to be dropped or traded.
  • Outfits: Backpacks now appear correctly while wearing the Thanksgiving Turkey Mascot Outfit.
  • Outfits: Fixed an issue that caused the Sequin Dress to incorrectly appear as the Gala Dress.
  • Paints: Snowflake Armor Paint can no longer be favorited for use in Nuclear Winter matches.
    • Please Note: If you had marked this item as a favorite prior to this fix, the Nuclear Winter Favorite icon may still appear on this paint in the Atomic Shop.
  • Please Note: If you had marked this item as a favorite prior to this fix, the Nuclear Winter Favorite icon may still appear on this paint in the Atomic Shop.

Performance and stability 

  • Server Stability: Addressed an issue that could result in a server crash when removing items from a Display Case.
  • Server Stability: Addressed an issue that could result in a server crash when replacing Floors or Foundations.

User interface

  • Item Previews: Preview images for Plans no longer overlap portions of the HUD or other UI elements in the game menus.
  • Typos: Fixed typos in multiple item names and descriptions in the menus.

Nuclear Winter Bug fixes

CAMP

  • Activators: Removed activators from multiple C.A.M.P. objects that are not intended to be activated during Nuclear Winter matches.

Items

  • Magazines: The description for US Covert Operations #8 now correctly states that it increases Unarmed and Knife damage by 50%, rather than 25%.

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