Fallout 4 VR - Buyer's Guide

Experience the acclaimed post-apocalyptic saga Fallout 4 in VR, with all-new combat and crafting systems, but beware of poor optimization and frequent crashes. Should I play it?
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Bethesda Game Studios’ acclaimed post-apocalyptic saga, Fallout 4, lauded with over 200 ‘Best Of’ accolades including the coveted DICE and BAFTA Game of the Year, finally makes its full-fledged VR debut. Fallout 4 VR presents the entire original game, now re-envisioned with all-new combat, crafting, and building systems tailored for the virtual reality landscape. The thrill of traversing the desolate wasteland is now more immersive than ever.

As Vault 111’s lone survivor, you emerge into a world ravaged by nuclear conflict. Every moment is a battle for existence, and every decision rests in your hands. You alone have the power to rebuild and shape the destiny of the Wasteland. Welcome back home.

Should I play Fallout 4 VR in 2024?

The good

Despite its many flaws, some players have enjoyed the game, especially with mods. Some have praised the ability to play Fallout 4 in VR, saying it’s an immersive experience. Others have praised the ability to play it with mods, saying it’s one of the best VR shooters available.

The bad

The majority of players have expressed disappointment and frustration with the game’s VR port. Many have criticized the poor optimization, frequent crashes, and lack of essential VR features. Some have noted that the game is almost unplayable without mods, and that even with mods, the game is still plagued by issues.


In conclusion, the verdict is clear: Fallout 4 VR is a mess. Unless you’re willing to spend a significant amount of time and effort installing mods to make the game playable, it’s best to avoid it. Even with mods, the game is still rough around the edges and lacks polish. Unless you’re a die-hard Fallout fan, there are better VR games out there. So, unless you’re willing to put in the work to mod the game, it’s best to leave Fallout 4 VR on the shelf.

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