Fallout Shelter Hits PC, Gets Huge Mobile Update Next Week

You can play the hit mobile game on PC very soon, while new update adds more locations and a fresh combat system.


Fallout Shelter is growing in a big way this coming week.

The mobile game's major 1.6 update, as well as the PC version, will arrive in five days, according to a tweet today from the Fallout account. That would put the release at Wednesday (July 13) or Thursday (July 14), depending on if Bethesda is counting today or not.

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Now Playing: GS News Update: Fallout Shelter Update 1.6 & PC Version To Launch This Week

As announced at E3, the Fallout Shelter 1.6 mobile update is a "really big update." There will be new locations to visit, enemies to defeat, and new characters to add to your Vault. You'll also be able to send dwellers out on quests, and an "all-new" combat system.

Bethesda has yet to share specifics, but with the release closing in, we expect to hear more soon. As for the PC version of Fallout Shelter, it remains to be seen what differences, if any, there are compared to the mobile version.

We'll bring you more information on Fallout Shelter's 1.6 update the PC version as it becomes available.

Fallout Shelter, a free game that also offers microtransactions, is a massive hit with some 50 million downloads to date.

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