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Fallout 4 base customisation is more varied than Skyrim

Sam Loveridge


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Fallout 4 base customisation is massive, with Bethesda admitting that it's bigger and better than The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Bethesda announced at E3 2015 that you'll be able to build your own base in Fallout 4, kitting it out and building it from scratch to make your ultimate base station.

According to Bethesda's Marketing VP Pete Hines, this base creator won't limit your creativity with the likes of building frameworks. Instead you'll be able to decide a multitude of aspects for your buildings.

Fallout 4 won't be like Skyrim where the buildings were set and unchangeable, with a few customisation options on offer. Fallout 4 will give you a lot more control.

"It's not just, 'Hey, here's Breezehome [one of the Skyrim house],' where we just picked a house, and you can buy it," explained Hines to Gamespot. "[In Fallout 4] it's, 'now I'm bulding it, I'm actually builing this house, I'm building the wall, I'm placing the doors, I made hte table, I made the mattress.'"

"It's that sense of making your own way in the world and defining, 'Who am I and where do I live and what's my story in this world'."

Hines went out to outline that building spots are limited, but within those spaces you'll have a lot of freedom.

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Well, at least you know that there's a massive guide to help you out in Fallout 4, as Bethesda just announced the Vault Dweller's Survival Guide.

This 400-page comendium offers detailed maps, stats and more to help you survive the Wasteland, along with that transition from Vault 111 to the post-nuclear Commonwealth.

It's being written by the same team that did the Skyrim guide at Prima, so you know it's going to be good quality.

The Vault Dweller's Survival Guide will be released on November 10, the same day as the Fallout 4 release date on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Fallout 4 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide

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