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Fallout 4 Can Run at 4K Resolution

Surprise! The internet overreacted to something before getting all the necessary information.

As is normal for all things opinion related on the Internet, a large number of people found themselves massively underwhelmed by something popular and complained about the graphics in the reveal trailer for Fallout 4.  This seems to be a direct contrast to trailers in recent years, for games like Watch Dogs and Witcher 3 that have shown a graphical fidelity that is far superior than the final product.

Fortunately, graphics afficianados can take solace in the fact that Fallout 4 can indeed run at 4K resolution, assuming you have the rig to do so.  Bethesda Softworks released the screenshot below.

I don't know about you, but that's the best I've ever seen a Fallout game look and accusations of only being last gen in quality are painfully premature. Even if the graphics don't necessarily end up on the same level as something like a Witcher 3 or even Skyrim, it is apparent that Fallout 4 will will more than make up for it with its level design and gameplay. Sometimes having the right and informed opinion is better than having the first word.

Published Jun. 6th 2015
  • Pierre Fouquet
    Associate Editor
    Even if I couldn't run at 4K... mods would have made 4K (or even 8K) textures.
  • Daniel R. Miller
    Featured Contributor
    I don't doubt it. I just find it amusing how quickly people lose their minds before getting all of the facts.

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