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Originally Posted by Jim Sterling 
Which brings us to the less savory matter at hand. It’s time to talk about bugs – Fallout 4 has them, and I’m not referring to Radroaches. Being a Bethesda open-world game, you might be inclined to expect glitches and, well, those expectations will yield frustrating fruit. Pretty much everything you’ve seen impact Bethesda games of the past can be seen here, from a handful of potential quest bugs to wacky A.I. pathfinding and a number of physics-based anomalies. I’m also not sure whether or not an early story mission become unbeatable on a test file, because I’m sure the raiders I needed to kill weren’t spawning.

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Originally Posted by phabio 
I’ve been playing a review copy for over a week, and just discovered last night that a particular quest NPC not offering quest completion wasn’t the result of my not completing a quest. Instead, I came to realize (after it happened with another NPC) that any time I have two completed quests for the same NPC, turning in one totally breaks the other. This wouldn’t be such a problem if the one weren’t the core Brotherhood of Steel quest line, and the other from the core story.

As it stands, I’m more than 60 hours into the game, and feeling like the whole experience is now a wash. :/

Edited by Just a nickname - 11/9/15 at 5:56pm
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Like I said, happily awaiting a patch.
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A Bethesda game that's very buggy at launch? Color me surprised...
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Originally Posted by Boinz View Post

Like I said, happily awaiting a patch.

But how long the awaiting will be? Can't believe major game maker still maintain that business practice of shipping broken game. Yet, the game will be a massive one day record sale and nothing will change.
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If it has the same level of fanboyism that Skyrim had people will treat the bugs like features.
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If it has the same level of fanboyism that Skyrim had people will treat the bugs like features.

I still laughed at the dragonbreath afterburner on launch.
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post

If it has the same level of fanboyism that Skyrim had people will treat the bugs like features.

Of course - it's Bethesda and Fallout. People will make excuses and forgive. It's not like it's a Ubisoft game.

It's even okay to pre-order, because "we all know it's gonna be good".
 
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No surprise really. Everyone was expecting it to be full of bugs at launch.
   
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post

If it has the same level of fanboyism that Skyrim had people will treat the bugs like features.

This.

And despite the apparent flaws, "but it has tons of content and value."
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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post

No surprise really. Everyone was expecting it to be full of bugs at launch.
People are upset that people buy these "broken" games. They should have tested every possible combination of hardware first. And there is no patch yet because it's not fully released yet(like the patch every other game needs)
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