Fallout 4 has been semi-officially confirmed by some leaked documents from Bethesda.
It the next instalment in the Fallout series is in development at Bethesda studios as originally rumoured, despite the huge Fallout 4 hoax that was Survivor 2299.
Kotaku has obtained some casting documents that confirm Fallout 4 is being developed and the massive bombshell that it will be set in the American city of Boston.
The site was originally sent several documents from a casting call for a game project named “Institute”. Later on, the site managed to confirm the authenticity of the documents, which all contain information on the characters and other details of the next Fallout.
Although the word Fallout doesn’t appear in the scripts for the casting call, there are references to the game’s setting and locations.
The casting director mentioned in the documents also worked on other Bethesda games including Dishonoured.
It has been widely accepted that Bethesda Studios has been working on Fallout 4 since the completion of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in 2011, but the developer has yet to announce anything officially.
Despite the elaborate Survivor 2299 Fallout 4 teaser site hoax, it seems Fallout 4 is real after all and the documents shed some light on a possible opening for the game.
Fallout 4 will seemingly use the classic introduction from the beginning of Fallout 1, 2 and 3: “War. War never changes.” Usually this is spoken by the actor Ron Perlman, but it seems the main character will vocalise the opening monologue.
Another script from the casting documents describes a mission in which a character called Preston Garvey asks you to find a fusion core from a museum in the commonwealth.
One mission is set in the Institute, which is most likely Fallout 4’s post-apocalyptic version of MIT. Other locations like the Commonwealth aren’t mentioned in other Fallout games so form together to represent what’s left of Massachusetts.
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