New Fallout 4 beta patch released to help with stuck terminals

Do you find yourself staring at a terminal for hours on end? Then this patch is for you!

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Bethesda has released a second beta patch for Fallout 4 that delivers some additional improvements to the game.

Beta update 1.2.37 offers general memory and stability improvements, performance improvements while inside the Corvega Assembly Plant, and fixed an issue with players becoming stuck in terminals.

For those interested in checking out the beta update, you’ll need to follow these steps after backing up your saved games:

1. Log into Steam

2. Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library

3. Select Settings

4. Select Betas

5. A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta Update

6. Select OK.

7. Wait a few minutes and Fallout 4 should update.

8. When done, Fallout 4 should appear as Fallout 4 [beta] in your Library

The first beta patch for Fallout 4 was released last week which didn’t offer an extensive list of improvements to the game, although Bethesda has said it plans to release smaller and more frequent updates to the game. Once it feels comfortable with the beta updates, it’ll then receive an official release on PC and then consoles.

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    December 3, 2015 7:16 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, New Fallout 4 beta patch released to help with stuck terminals

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      December 3, 2015 8:57 AM

      I hope this fixes the whole 144hz lock picking and terminal game speed nonsense.

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        December 3, 2015 9:17 AM

        i doubt it Bethesda has always had issues with the game physics becoming screwed up at fast framerates... I'd be extremely surprised if they completely fixed 120Hz+ framerates.

        I'm guessing it's more likely a bandaid fix... like the game caps you to 60fps for lockpicking and terminals?

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        December 3, 2015 1:52 PM

        Don't expect modern frame rates to ever work in their garbage engine.

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      December 3, 2015 8:58 AM

      sweet! no more frame rate limiter

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      December 3, 2015 9:18 AM

      Oh nice. I had this happen to me for the first time last night.

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      December 3, 2015 9:18 AM

      Fix the fucking controls already so I can play with the PROPER ESDF

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        December 3, 2015 2:21 PM

        The previous beta patch did that.

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          December 3, 2015 2:31 PM

          No they didnt. I went over it thoroughly, unless things changed, they havent fixed ALL the bindings used for E

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      December 3, 2015 11:36 AM

      I played this game for maybe 6 hours before rage quitting and asking for a refund but I went over the hours to be eligible.

      I can't believe this is still only a BETA patch. Last Bethesda game ever!

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        December 3, 2015 1:27 PM

        serioulsly? I've had zero bugs except for hanging a couple of times on zone loading screens

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          December 3, 2015 5:50 PM

          the only bugs I've run into was (a big one) losing my 10hrs of progress admittedly I was using the console to FOV 90, and that still didn't work. And a few times I've been stuck in the scenery unable to fast travel because of floating. Other than that, it's a Bethesda game. No real complaints.

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        December 3, 2015 2:25 PM

        what you rage quit over?? I haven't run into any major issues here

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        December 3, 2015 2:36 PM

        I asked for a refund but apparently 73 hours is 'too long'. Fffh.

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          December 3, 2015 2:38 PM

          WTF I bet you hadn't even seen Diamond City yet.

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            December 3, 2015 2:39 PM

            I literally just waltzed into bunker hill. Fuck me, another town?

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            December 3, 2015 3:37 PM

            Took me about 40hrs to get to Diamond City.. Was too busy wandering around doing other side missions.

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              December 3, 2015 5:09 PM

              I finally made my way there after about the same, 40ish hours.

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          December 3, 2015 5:13 PM

          After 60 hours and as many crashes in FO3, I preemptively asked for a refund by not purchasing FO4. My refund was approved.

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      December 3, 2015 11:39 AM

      2/3 of my friends that play are screwed. Mission areas that crash every time and corrupted saves.

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        December 3, 2015 11:40 AM

        Platform?

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          December 3, 2015 11:47 AM

          PC

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            December 3, 2015 5:08 PM

            Not going to lie. If they only had 1 save on PC they did the entire game wrong.

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              December 3, 2015 5:09 PM

              He has a lot but had at least half a dozen with a file size of zero.

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                December 3, 2015 5:26 PM

                To be honest, a cluster of friends having the same kinds of problems that seem to be rare elsewhere makes me suspect they've all done some tweak to their system or game that's causing the issues.

                L33t H4cker: "Hey guys, if you set 'gObscureConfigOption 77' you can improve performance by 3%!"
                Everyone else: "Awesome!"
                4 hours later...
                Everyone: "WTF, my game keeps crashing!"

                I remember from previous Bethesda games that there are options in those config files that can do very bad things. Sometimes just by setting them, sometimes by setting them and having them get unset later.

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                  December 3, 2015 5:40 PM

                  Yup no save issues until I tried doing an .ini tweak which corrupted something.

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              December 3, 2015 5:10 PM

              I keep at least 2-3 saves because I saw my dad run into a corrupt save at around 30 hours. I haven't had one yet though.

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                December 3, 2015 5:16 PM

                I create a save file every time I save... Just habit? I have around 300+ saves

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                  December 3, 2015 5:18 PM

                  Sounds like my dad. He had 1000+ saves for FO3. Took up a couple GB. I made him keep it down to 20 or so.

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      December 3, 2015 3:25 PM

      Only issue that's really bothering me is cloaking completely borking the pip-boy.

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        December 3, 2015 3:28 PM

        i believe that happened in Fallout 3 too??

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          December 3, 2015 3:44 PM

          It's really annoying since my current build makes me go invisible every time I crouch. Hopefully it gets fixed soon.

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            December 3, 2015 5:08 PM

            You have that chameleon armor piece? I've got one of those and it's the same situation. I'm considering ditching it because of the pip-boy annoyance.

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              December 3, 2015 5:10 PM

              I'm playing a sneak/sniper build, so I really don't want to get rid of it. There have been a few times though where it almost got me killed.

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        December 3, 2015 3:58 PM

        You can fix this. Just make the pipboy colors something not-neon green.

        I used like a light greyish color and it becomes perfectly visible.

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        December 3, 2015 5:07 PM

        Yeah, this is the only real problem I've run into too.

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        December 3, 2015 5:46 PM

        I had to stop using that legendary armor

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        December 3, 2015 5:57 PM

        YES. please fix this.

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      December 3, 2015 6:02 PM

      Synth settlement defense quests are bugged for me. I kill the settler who was a Synth, nothing else attacks for hours, but the second I travel away I fail the defense and lose people if I don't send them away. Worst bug I've had so far.

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