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Fallout 76 won't be on Steam because Bethesda wants a ‘direct relationship' with players

4 days ago   |   By PCGamesN

If you tuned into the Fallout 76 panel during QuakeCon Saturday via Twitch, chances are you saw a lot of people in chat typing variations of “No Steam, no buy.” They were reacting to news that Fallout 76 won't be available through Steam, and you'll need to use Bethesda's own launcher to play the game.
Bethesda's vice president of global marketing Pete Hines addressed the issue in a Q&A session with members of the press later on at QuakeCon. He said the decision has to do with the fact that Fallout 76 is an online game, more in the mould of ‘games-as-a-service' than Bethesda's traditional...
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