Fallout 4: How To Download 1.1.30 Beta Update And Fix PC Crashes Related To Xaudio Drivers

Bethesda Softworks has released a quick fix for Fallout 4 on PC related to a game crashing bug. This bug was caused by an issue with the xaudio drivers and this latest fix will resolve this issue for those who were experiencing it on their PC.

Bethesda’s Community Lead shared details on how to update to this 1.1.30 Beta Update on PC.

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 – 1.1.30 Beta Update
  6. Select OK.
  7. Wait a few minutes for 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.

If you were having issues with the game crashing to desktop on PC, it is recommended to download this latest update in order to resolve this issue.


Fallout 4 also has a whole set of console commands and cheat codes available on PC. You can take a look at them from here. In addition to the consoles commands, you might also be interested in reading about the day 1 patch and its size on PS4 and Xbox One.

Fallout 4 is currently available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Let us know if you have managed to resolve game crashes in the comments below.

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