Fallout 4: 12 Things to Help You Get Started

If you just picked up Fallout 4 for PS4, Xbox One or PC or if you’re new to the Fallout series and or open-world RPGs in general, take a look at these Fallout 4 tips for beginners. We think they’re going to help you get started on the right foot.

In November, after years of anticipation, Bethesda finally released Fallout 4. The follow-up to Fallout 3 is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. It hasn’t made its way to the Xbox 360 or PS3 and probably never will.

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Fallout fans and RPG fanatics knew what they were getting into when they bought Fallout 4. Bethesda’s new title is a massive open-world role-playing game that puts you into the shoes of the Sole Survivor and takes you into post apocalyptic Boston and the surrounding areas.

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Fallout 4 is a massive game with hundreds of hours of gameplay. And for some people (myself included), this is intimidating.

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You might start to question whether you’re utilizing your time properly. Or maybe you start stressing about potential Fallout 4 problems. That’s perfectly normal with a game like this and we want to help make things a little bit easier on your noggin.

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I’ve played every single Fallout (and Elder Scrolls) game and I’ve now spent a number of months with Fallout 4. Today, I want to help those of you that might need some extra guidance with the start of the game.

Here are a few of the things I’ve learned during my initial play through. These Fallout 4 tips are aimed at beginners.

The First Things to Do

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The First Things to Do

I've put together a guide that will walk you through the first things you'll want to do after you pick up a copy of the game.

The list includes installation tips, some useful tweaks, a dialogue option that I think most of you will want to enable, and more. 

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If you're not an avid gamer, you'll want to run down that set of tips before you get into these basic gameplay tips for Fallout 4.

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