Thursday January 17, 2019

Bethesda Confirms Fallout 76 Developer Room Bans

Last week, reports of players glitching their way into a "developer room" in Fallout 76 began to emerge. Though the hack had allegedly been exploited for weeks within FO76 communities, some sources claimed that Bethesda was banning accounts that stole items from the room. Today, Eurogamer received a statement from Bethesda confirming these bans, in what appears to be their first public acknowledgement of the issue. Eurogamer's sources told them that Bethesda moved the dev rooms location and made the containers inside inaccessible, but what still isn't clear is how Bethesda will deal with the circulation of high-their and unreleased items from the room. Mr. X, who uploaded the original clip of the glitch, took a video of what appears to be a PvP FPS style map in Fallout 76, which you can see below:

"We are looking into accounts where players have obtained items by accessing areas of the game that are not intended for the public. These areas are only accessible to PC players that are using 3rd party applications to get into these areas. In an effort to ensure the integrity of these characters and accounts, these accounts are being temporarily disabled pending further investigation. Players that have accessed these areas and have had their accounts impacted are encouraged to contact our support team."

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