Fallout: New Vegas singing Old World Blues July 19

Next expansion for Obsidian and Bethesda's postnuclear role-playing game will hit PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in a month.

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In early May, Bethesda Softworks announced that the third downloadable add-on for its postnuclear role-playing game Fallout: New Vegas would be available sometime in mid-June. Now, with the summer solstice having come and gone, the publisher has adjusted the release date for the DLC pack.

Subtitled Old World Blues, the expansion will launch simultaneously for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on Tuesday, July 19. The new date also means that the fourth add-on for the well-received postnuclear role-playing game, Lonesome Road, is also being pushed back from its previously scheduled July berth.

Robotic radscorpions are just some of the new opponents players will face in Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues.

The expansion will be preceded by an overall update for Fallout: New Vegas, which was developed by Obsidian Entertainment. According to the Bethesda Blog, the patch will "bring improvements to performance and stability in major areas."

Old World Blues sees gamers forced into partaking in a gruesome science experiment that also offers a closer look at the Mojave's mutated-monster contingent. Gamers will be presented with the option of battling the maniacal scientists or joining with them to fend off "an even greater threat." The game will offer new opponents such as robotic radscorpions, as well as raise the game's level cap by five. Unlike other expansions, Old World Blues will let players keep their equipment.

Discussion

106 comments
mwmars
mwmars

just give me a heads up when Fallout New Vegas "complete edition" comes out.

fearospuds
fearospuds

Well, the last two DLCs barely even functioned. Even though I love this game (the gameplay, I hate the fact it's broken), I am going to have a hard time buying this DLC.

GILES77
GILES77

hopefully this fixes the problem with the honest hearts DLC. I still can't play it and I have tried everything.

xbx_36
xbx_36

du jour les trois game un amput nyamai......

Ladiesman17
Ladiesman17

@aardjawad If you put "@" It will send comments through your PM. ;)

lithus
lithus

hey alright...PC gamers get DLC same time as the consoles...no need for the Kleenex kiddo's ;)

dstv
dstv

@metaltorn ..... thumbs up for that one .....rarely see arguments go down peacefully on this site

rebelspirit01
rebelspirit01

an what about the last dlc that supossed to come out in july?

metaltorn
metaltorn

@dstv you know what, i hate makeing enemies, lets forget about the whole thing i'm pretty sure your a cool guy. it's npot that i don't like fallout it's just that i thought i wouldn't since it didn't get the GOTY award. but know i know they'll do it any ways.

Llama345
Llama345

this game was weak sauce. i still play it from time to time.... but one of the more recent buyers remorse, spent $60. $20 is what it is worth.

dstv
dstv

@metaltorn ....i never called you a name or insulted you in the slightest bit .....just told you to read ....but if you're so insecure that you took my statement to mean you're a "dumb@$$" then go ahead ....but seriously no hard feelings if you didn't see my comment then its fine

Halloll
Halloll

When I looked at my save file of FNV, I found out that I spent more than 100 hours without any dlc(not counting crashed games). that is the most time I spent on a game.I didn't even like it that much while I spent 56 hours in fallout 3 with all dlcs which I really love. In the end FNV really oesn't need dlcs

aardjawad
aardjawad

What's with the "@"? Are these coming from Twitter?

metaltorn
metaltorn

@dstv no you said "Lol....m waiting for the GOTY edition" i didn't see the other message when I sent you that message, so dont think i'm some dumb@$$ you jerk

deathblow3
deathblow3

@Apathetic_Prick tried to fast travel gave me the message cant fast travel while jumping or in the air or somthing like that

Juansaman
Juansaman

This DLC is looking good, Dead Money had a great atmosphere, great characters and great background, but was too linear. Honest Hearts had a beautiful enviroment, one interesting character (Joshua), great background (survivalist) but was too linear, short, ended too suddenly and had some horrbile respawns. I expect more from Old World Blues than what has been offered on Honest Hearts.

blackace_143
blackace_143

i don't get the point of these over large bugs

CallMeDuraSouka
CallMeDuraSouka

@ Mitsman Bethesdas' games immaculate? How many of there games have you played, and were the hell did you get them? Cause if you are finding bug free bethesda games, please share

dstv
dstv

@metaltorn .....can you read .... i said that even if the game doesn't WIN any GOTY award they can still make a GOTY version of it .....READ....XD

CrossFire312
CrossFire312

I'm gonna wait until the GOTY edition comes out before I get these.

cipo89
cipo89

@SwallyBoy Obsidian Made Fallout NV not Bethesda but I do hope Bethesda itself will make a new one, not too fond of Obsidian making one

sahyland
sahyland

i love this game but the frame rate issues on ps3 will prevent me from spending a dime on dlc. i wish i had a pc that could run this game.

doomonger
doomonger

I must say that after 300+ hours of gaming, not counting the modding time, I had to take a break from Fallout... change my mind a bit... but I shall fall back into it very soon!

SwallyBoy
SwallyBoy

Bugs or no bugs, Fallout: New Vegas is simply epic. I just hope they are working on a new one with the engine they've made and used in Skyrim.

cipo89
cipo89

@lazhyz I understand that, however I would prefer a company that makes their own Engine and uses it rather a company using another company's engine 'cause the Company understands it more and is more experienced with it. I would prefer have this... The people formally in Black Isle Go to Bethesda, The Amazing game developers that built the great Fallout 3 (only saying that because Fallout 3 is my No.1 Favorite Game of all time) combined with the Fallout Creators, and merge all their Ideas and Create the Ultimate Fallout game. Its a Win Win in my eyes

ZeroChance79
ZeroChance79

Well lets hope its better than the last 2. Honest Hearts was pretty good, but that first one freaking stunk.

M-S-M-S
M-S-M-S

Still playing Fallout 3 on the PC with mods. Amazing game (even though I must admit it departed from the originals quite a bit).

ah20s
ah20s

@acasero44 Yea they had it on steam for $12 so I picked it up but I take it you mean game of the year edition by including all of the expansions maybe. As far as that goes it's crazy that there are 2 expansions already for this game which in my opinion is a rather large expansion in itself; NV. I don't get what makes this game something that can be sold entirely by itself at full price but I take into consideration it was just that big of a game and maybe then it was appropriate but again I fail to understand this logic because they could have just based the price on a large expansion's price... great game btw love the fallout series.

Minu3t
Minu3t

@BlackBaldwin What exactly did that link have to do with what he posted? All of those games on the Wiki page were consistently buggy/glitchy. Or were you pointing out the founders of Obsidian?

ronnet
ronnet

@BlackBaldwin, it would help if you said what inaccuracies I've told. Because I've re-read my post and I can't find any.

skyraptor51
skyraptor51

Blame STEAM!!! STEAM is a ***** & sucks!!!! I vote for NO MORE STEAM!!!!!!

banderweir
banderweir

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banderweir
banderweir

You guys still complaining about glitches must be playing on PS3/360, because I haven't had ANY problems on PC since a couple of patches (that were released months earlier) ago. Even before the patches, the only quest I couldn't complete due to glitches was the one where you reunite the whore in Gomorrah with her ex, and that had no effect on the main story. Guess I was one of the lucky ones though. On another note, is anyone really still playing this? After doing all the endings and most achievements I was done with this, and none of the DLCs so far have interested me nearly enough to come back...

Apathetic_Prick
Apathetic_Prick

@deathblow3: You could have fast traveled out of there, actually. Worked for me. Anyway, this isn't going to be the last DLC, there's one more. But hte game is glitchy as hell. Not nearly as bad as some of you have described it - I never had constant choppiness - only intermittent, and it was one of those things where it's there and it's gone before you blink. But there are a few VATS glitches from Fallout 3 that were never addressed, occasional lock-ups (although significantly less than Fallout 3) and I have had my autosave file corrupted at least once. Is the game broken? Hardly. If you're experiencing glitches worse than this, you either haven't downloaded the update patches, your device is on the fritz or your PC (there are PC gamers still, eh?) is underpowered. That'll teach you to rely on onboard video. Personally...I haven't been overly impressed with the expansions, so I don't have high hopes for this one. But I do like the level cap boosts.

BigRigs93
BigRigs93

@thegamegod and Xbox Too.. :)

pszone
pszone

Still waiting game of the year. If there smart and this last dlc why dont add it first game of the year fallout new vegas before putting it on dlc on psn and xboxlive be smart. wait there not still waiting Fallout New vegas game of the year and they should patch game up really

deathblow3
deathblow3

the only true bug I experienced was one were i got stuck in a rock and had to reload the game. It happened twice the 2nd time I was able to get out.

One-Enemy
One-Enemy

It is a shame really because I wanted to play both the Old World Blues, and the Lonesome Road. I sold Fallout New Vegas not too long ago because of the numerous glitches. Just a shame.

deathblow3
deathblow3

@NoSoup4Me maybe its your system i haven't had any freezing problems on either xbox or ps3. if i normally have a freezing issues on my xbox on games that didn't use to freeze it means rrod is around the corner. i have never had any freezing issues with my ps3

NoSoup4Me
NoSoup4Me

They should've worried about making the game stable before worring about 4 dlcs. Game gets so choppy I have trouble walking through the casinos to load a mission . Game is amazing but it gets old, ps3 freezing because you go into vats or enter a building . I can't imagine paying 60$ new for this . Glad I got it for 20$

Icehearted
Icehearted

As I see it, if they can handle their ideas, fine, if they can't they shouldn't force unwitting consumers to have to be bug testers as well. Obsidian was either really sloppy, really lazy, or too unskilled for a game like this and it shows.

jasonzilla11
jasonzilla11

fallout new vegas is awesome, but im not gonna have enough cash for all this, and i have to save up for gow3 and bf3 that i preordered. kinda stinks. :(

Torque203
Torque203

I hate it when people complain about getting a thumbs down, obviously its because someone disagrees with your statement, cause if they agreed they would give it a thumbs up. stop being such a baby

sleepnsurf
sleepnsurf

My game glitched when I had to protect the president. I cannot get past it now. I was right at the end too. Very PO'd!