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Fallout 4 Game-Breaking Bug Discovered

Going to Monsignor Plaza could crash your game.


Several users have reported a serious game-breaking bug in Bethesda's open-world role-playing game, Fallout 4. As detailed on the Bethesda forums, the bug in question concerns a settlement quest which requires players to head to Monsignor Plaza. Upon attempting to travel there, several players have encountered a game crash straight to the desktop, without an error message.

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GameSpot has reached out to Bethesda for official comment, and will update if we hear back from them.

The bug has reportedly affected users on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions of the game. While there have been numerous reports of glitches in the game surfacing online, not many of them have been game-breaking. In fact, some can be used to the player's advantage.

Fallout 4 launched on November 10 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The game shipped 12 million copies in a single day, breaking records across brick and mortar stores, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and PC.

The game was highly praised in GameSpot's review, scoring a 9 out of 10. Check out our review round-up to see what other critics are saying. In addition, Bethesda has teased the game's upcoming DLC.

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