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Fallout 76 version patch notes

From fixing events and quests and improving performance stability, Fallout 76 patch addresses a plethora of the game's issues.
Fallout 76 version patch notes

Over the years, Bethesda Game Studios' live service Fallout game, Fallout 76, has maintained a steady player count across different platforms. Bethesda has been pretty adamant in its approach to fixing Fallout 76's various game-breaking issues and adding new content.

 With a steady of flow new content and fixes, Fallout 76 is slowly becoming the live-service Fallout game many wanted it to be at launch. And while it's still far from perfect, fans have a lot to look forward to in 2022 in the upcoming Seasons 8, 9, 10, 11. However, before that happens, Fallout 76 still requires more bug fixes and polish, and thankfully Bethesda has released a massive new patch that addresses some of the major issues that had plagued the game for a long time.

Fallout 76 version patch notes

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Fallout 76 players have a lot to look forward in 2022. (Picture: Bethesda)

Bug Fixes - Fallout 76 version

Below you will find the entire patch notes for Fallout 76 version


  • Weapons: The Silver Shroud Tesla Rifle paint now correctly applies to the Charging Shotgun Barrel mod.

C.A.M.P.S & Workshops

  • Exploit: Fixed an issue in which cheaters could place NPCs in the game world.
  • Lights: The Diner Wall Light now correctly plays a sound effect when toggling it on and off.
  • Structures: Wires can now be attached to the power connector on the Firewatch Tower.
  • Structures: The Red Backwoods Bungalow now has an accompanying door, which can be found in the Doors tab in the build menu.
  • Structures: Players can now correctly place Blueprints that contain the Charleston Fire Station.
  • Walls: Wall Décor items, like Pennants, Frames, Posters, Signs, etc., no longer clip into Enclave C.A.M.P. Walls.


  • World: The requirements for the “Complete Different Daily Quests” World Challenge have been reduced from 23 to 22, and it can now be correctly completed.


  • VATS: Melee VATS attacks while in third-person view no longer cause the player to encounter a black screen.


  • General: Addressed instances where enemies could sometimes become frozen and unresponsive.
  • Wolves: Fixed an issue that could prevent Wolves and other dog-type enemies from attacking the player.

Events & Quests

  • Public Events: Using the World Activity Tracker to Fast Travel to a Public Event that the player is already participating in no longer causes them to be removed from that event.
  • Public Events: Players now correctly join an active Public Event when walking into the event location.
  • Lode Baring: The quest tracker no longer persists on-screen after completing Lode Baring.
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The latest Fallout 76 patch fixes an issue that prevented wolf and other dog type enemies to attack players. (Picture: Bethesd)

Fallout Worlds

  • Relaxed Building Restrictions: Setting the snapping toggle to “Collide” now correctly allows placement of C.A.M.P. objects without encountering “intersecting object” errors.


  • Armor: Fixed an issue that caused Thorn Armor’s bleed effect to stack unintentionally. To help account for this change, the bleed effect now deals five times its previous damage.
  • Exploit: Addressed an exploit that could cause a weapon to deal more damage than intended under certain circumstances.
  • Exploit: Addressed an exploit in which players could obtain certain magazines repeatedly from the same location.
  • Headwear: The Captain Cosmos Helmet now correctly prevents damage and disease from airborne hazards.
  • Melee Weapons: VATS attacks using automatic melee weapons, like the Ripper, now correctly progress the critical hit meter.
  • Ranged Weapons: Missile Launchers now correctly take condition damage from use, and they are no longer unbreakable.
  • Ranged Weapons: Alien Blaster and Alien Disintegrator projectiles now correctly impact objects and terrain.


  • Animation: Addressed an issue that could cause water sources to appear to stop flowing when playing Fallout 76 in a language other than English.


  • Allies: Allies no longer continue to appear as though they have a weapon drawn after leaving combat.

Performance & Stability

  • Client Stability: Fixed a client crash that could occur when using VATS melee attacks in third-person view.
  • Client Stability: Fixed a client crash that could occur when rapidly scrapping and storing objects in a C.A.M.P. that had reached the maximum build budget.


  • Keyring: Added sound effects that play when opening and closing the Keyring in the Pip-Boy.
  • Grenades: Excess sound effects no longer play when drawing a weapon with certain types of grenades equipped.
  • Sirens: Toggling a Siren on and off repeatedly no longer causes its sound effects to stack.

User Interface

  • Nearby Corpses: Lengthy enemy names are now spaced and sized more appropriately in the Nearby Corpses menu.
  • Photomode: Dr. Zorbo themed poses are once again available for use in Photomode for players who earned them during Season 7.
  • Photomode: Adjusted the Photomode pose list so that pose titles and animations are back in sync.
  • Scoreboard: On consoles, the player’s current Atom balance now updates immediately after purchasing Ranks via the “Rank Up to Here” button on the Scoreboard.
  • Scoreboard: Fixed an issue that caused the “Rank Up to Here” button to remain greyed out after purchasing Atoms.
  • Settings: Using the “Defaults” button in the Display options menu now correctly reverts Display settings to their default values.

Fallout 76 Patch size

Patch is now live across all platforms. Below you will also find the download size, varying by console.

  • PC (Bethesda.net): 1.6 GB
  • PC (Microsoft Store): 9.1 GB
  • PC (Steam): 2.2 GB
  • PlayStation: 9.2 GB
  • Xbox: 9.1 GB

That's everything included in Fallout 76 patch Make sure to check our dedicated RPG section for more news, guides, and features.


Featured image courtesy of Bethesda.