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Fallout 4 on PC will not include the entire game on the disc

You'll still need to download a chunk of data if you buy the physical copy of Fallout 4 on the PC

By Anthony Garreffa from Oct 18, 2015 @ 22:31 CDT

The release of Fallout 4 is right around the corner, where we've now learned that the PC version of the game will still require gamers to download a large chunk of the game, even if they buy the physical retail version.


Fallout 4 on the PC will ship on DVDs, but Bethesda boss Pete Hines took some questions over Twitter where he said: "there is no data on the disc". The next question was "so I install Fallout 4 with the disc" with Hines replying with: "Yes, though you will still have to download from Steam. The disc doesn't contain the entire game".

The PC version will ship on multiple DVDs while the console versions of the game will be released on much bigger Blu-rays. Someone asked why the PC version of the game was being restricted this way, to which Hines replied with a single word: "piracy".


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