Bethesda Softworks has released the first beta patch for Fallout 4 on PC, after announcing their plan to release incremental beta updates on PC followed by large updates on consoles.
This update includes some general memory and stability improvements. Hopefully Bethesda Softworks has managed to fix the game breaking bugs on PC, which made the game crash on a variety of hardware.
You can check out the full patch notes below.
Beta Update 1.2.33
Number pad keys can now be used for remapping
Remapping Activate now works on Quick Container
General memory and stability improvements
Fixed issue where equipped weapons become locked after completing Reunions
Fixed issue with When Freedom Calls where the quest would not complete
During Confidence Man, fixed issue where player’s health would continuously regenerate
Fixed crash related to jumping into water and reloading saved games
Fixed issue where Launcher would not save God Rays Quality setting properly
This beta update is a work in progress so before opting into the beta, back up your saved games. Please give us feedback at our beta forums[forums.bethsoft.com]
To get the beta, you need to do the following:
1. Log into Steam
2. Right Click on Fallout 4 in your Library
3. Select Settings
4. Select Betas
5. A drop down menu will appear. Select Beta Update
6. Select OK.
7. Wait a few minutes and Fallout 4 should update.
8. When done, Fallout 4 should appear as Fallout 4 [beta] in your Library
If you decide you don’t want to run the Beta anymore, redo steps 1 – 4. At the drop down, select NONE – Opt out of all beta programs.
Fallout 4 was released on November 10th for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Let us know if you have noticed an improvement with this latest patch on PC in the comments below.