The Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition Releases This Year

There’s also a special collector’s edition of Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition, if you know where to shop.


Released in November of 2015 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, Fallout 4 was a big success for Bethesda and a solid performer with critics. A Game of the Year edition seemed like a sure thing, but there hasn’t been much talk about one until this week, when Bethesda finally announced that one is on the way.

Headed to the usual platforms on September 26, 2017, Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition includes the fully updated original game. It also packs in the six add-ons that have been released over the last couple of years: Nuka-World, Vault-Tec Workshop, Contraptions Workshop, Far Harbor, Wasteland Workshop and Automatron.

The standard edition of the new game is available for pre-order with an MSRP of $59.99 USD, but for some folks, that won’t be enough. Obligingly, Bethesda has announced a deluxe version, known as the Pip-Boy Edition, which retails for $99.99 USD and is available in a limited quantity from certain retailers in North America.

It’s unclear what all is included in the Pip-Boy Edition to justify the higher cost, though it does look like the star of the show is the beloved Pip-Boy accessory that was part of the game’s original collector’s edition. You can plug your smartphone into it and take yourself one step closer to the Apocalypse.

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    August 10, 2017 11:34 AM

    Jason Venter posted a new article, The Fallout 4 Game of the Year Edition Releases This Year

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      August 10, 2017 1:56 PM

      This is getting out of hand, Fallout 4 came out in 2015 FFS.

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        August 10, 2017 2:04 PM

        they try to make up for poor sales

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          August 10, 2017 2:11 PM

          did it sell poorly? I know it wasnt loved here but I still thought it was a commercial success

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            August 10, 2017 2:16 PM

            i read somewhere sales werent as expected

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              August 10, 2017 2:26 PM

              It likely was high, but not Skyrim high

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              August 10, 2017 2:26 PM


              "Fallout 4 has gotta be the most successful game we've ever launched in our company's history."

              Guess I should have just googled it first. looks like it did ok.

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                August 10, 2017 2:37 PM

                i remembered wrong

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                August 10, 2017 6:54 PM

                Wow I guess I just remember the tepid reception. I would have guessed it underperformed as well.

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                  August 10, 2017 7:16 PM

                  Fortunately (IIRC) is also unhappy with how some of the design choices played out and aren't just going "whelp, it did well, no problems".

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                  August 10, 2017 7:43 PM

                  I’ve told this story a hundred times on here but I have a Fallout 4 shirt I got free at QuakeCon. Every single time I’ve worn it in public at least one total stranger says “hey! Fallout 4! I love Fallout 4!” I got it once from the pizza delivery guy at my front door.

                  A lot of hardcore gamers had issues with the game or found it underwhelming compared to Fallout 3. Everyone else fucking loved it apparently.

                  Honestly I think a lot of people just love living in that world.

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                    August 10, 2017 7:47 PM

                    That's honestly it for me. I love wandering around a post apocalyptic landscape and looting things and enjoying the atmosphere. I even play with a controller and VATS so I can lean back in my chair and relax. Playing a crit build with VATS is pretty fun and is something I would do even if I weren't lazy.

                    I fully admit new vegas was leaps and bounds above fallout 4, but I preferred 4 over 3. The main story in 4 was predictable, but there were still some great side missions and the expansions have some great stuff as well.

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      August 10, 2017 2:22 PM

      Bethesda gonna bethesda

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      August 10, 2017 6:51 PM

      Uhhh, who called this turd goty?

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      August 10, 2017 7:09 PM

      I loved fallout 4.

      Are there any graphics updates with this?

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        August 10, 2017 7:19 PM


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        August 10, 2017 7:37 PM

        They put put that Vault 1080 patch a while back that beefed up the textures to the point where you needed a 1080 to be comfortable with it.

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        August 10, 2017 7:42 PM

        I also love Fallout 4. I just finished Far Harbor and I am beginning Nuka World, although I'm not enjoying it as much as FH at the moment. I do like the desert environment, however.

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          August 10, 2017 7:44 PM

          Far harbor was so fantastic. Id love them to do a whole game in that environment.

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        August 11, 2017 6:57 PM

        Why would you need them? There are a thousand graphical update mods on Nexus (unless of course you're playing on a console, then I have no idea what is available)

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