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Following PC beta woes, Fallout 76 will get a lengthier session later this week

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The highly anticipated PC beta for Fallout 76 just wrapped up, but it didn't exactly go smoothly: chief among the problems was the loss of the game files thanks to a Bethesda Launcher bug, and many (including PCG's Fallout 76 expert Chris) were forced to re-download the whole game. Depending on your connection speed, this could dramatically affect your ability to get any meaningful time with the beta.

To make amends, Bethesda has made an adjustment to this Thursday's beta session – it'll now go four hours longer than planned.

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Here's the schedule for all confirmed beta sessions for Fallout 76. Wes managed to get into the beta and he's written up all the graphics settings here. We'll have some gameplay impressions bit later.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.