Fallout Shelter Launches on PC and Releases 1.6 Update

The PC version of Fallout Shelter and the game's 1.6 update are now available.

As reported by PC Gamer, Fallout Shelter has officially launched on PC.

PC Gamer notes that gamers can access the game only through the Bethesda launcher, which is available via the Fallout Shelter website. Also, they must either have an active Bethesda.net account or sign up for a new, free one. Installation is as simple as finding the Shelter icon under the Fallout 4 Creation Kit and clicking to install.

The article also provides a list of requirements for those looking to ensure that their PC is fit to run the game:

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q9550 @2.83GHz


OS: Windows 7 64-bit

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 1GHz; Radeon HD 6970 1GHz

Free Disk Space: 2GB

In addition, CNET reported that Fallout Shelter launched its 1.6 update this week. New features include quests and a new combat system. You can find more information on the update via GameSkinny's coverage of Bethesda's E3 announcement.

Gamers looking to play Fallout Shelter for the first time can check out GameSkinny's review.

Will you be jumping on the PC edition of Fallout Shelter or sticking to the mobile version? Let us know in the comments below!


Published Jul. 17th 2016

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