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After weird download bug, Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. extended

by: Dan -
More On: Fallout 76

Although Bethesda is saying "some" of its users experienced a weird bug yesterday that re-downloaded the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A.  My guess is that it was more than some, and more likely most or many of the PC people that logged on at 7:00 pm yesterday to unlock and start playing.  Instead, the game proceeded to try to re-download, and with servers getting hammered, basically rendered PC players unable to jump in before the session expired at 11:00 pm EST, including one of our own.

Fortunately, Bethesda immediately posted a note that the B.E.T.A. would have some new hours to compensate, s they extended the Thursday 11/01/18 time frame (originally 2-7pm EST) to 2pm - 11pm EST.  So that covers the lost hours from last night, but with the bug not fixed yet (so far) and PC players not happy, I am not sure that having to wait a couple more days to get their time in will mend the broken trust from Bethesda.