Another returning gameplay feature is the Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting System (V. Merchants and non-player characters can inhabit player towns and help keep the settlements running as a community.Players can build various defenses around their settlements, such as turrets, guard towers, and traps, to defend the settlements from raids and attacks.The game features just over 111,000 lines of dialogue, more than all of the dialogue in Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim combined. A new equipment system allows a wide variety of upgrades and customization for weapons and armor.The gameplay is largely similar to that of Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, with the ability to switch from first to third-person view. S, real-time combat is slowed down, and action is played out from varying camera angles in a computer graphics version of "bullet time." Attacking in V. Unlike the previous two Fallout games, weapons and armor do not deteriorate with use and no longer require constant maintenance.It is the fifth major installment in the Fallout series (eighth overall), and was released on Microsoft Windows, Play Station 4, and Xbox One on November 10th, 2015, except in Japan, where it was released on December 17, 2015, possibly due to the need to censor some footage and references to atomic war, while still keeping the plot intact.The player is the Sole Survivor of Vault 111, who emerges 210 years to the day and time after the Great War.
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A consequence of the new advancement system is that there is no hard level cap, allowing players to experience a little more freedom when it comes to exploring and combat.
The player may continue playing even after they have finished all of the main quests, a feature returning from Broken Steel, which allows players to experience the aftermath of their decisions.
The events of Fallout 4 occur in 2287; a decade after Fallout 3 and six years after Fallout: New Vegas.
The setting also includes mountains, coastal regions, the outskirts of the city and the downtown Boston area.