Fallout 4 PS4 PlayStation 4 Release Date

Stock up on tinned food and batten down the hatches, as Fallout 4 could release on the PlayStation 4 this year. While the post-apocalyptic role-playing game was only officially announced earlier today, a slew of online stores have hinted at a 2015 launch for the long-awaited sequel. And yes, the official Bethesda store was one of those – well, before the information was sneakily removed.

While it would be a surprise to see the release radiating store shelves before Christmas, it's not impossible. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim deployed all the way back in 2011, and developer Bethesda Game Studios announced in early 2013 that it would be focusing the entirety of its attention on its next big thing. Historically, the firm's never taken more than four years to make a new game.

All of the signs point to a holiday launch, then – but with the likes of Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Star Wars Battlefront, and Call of Duty: Black Ops III all due out during the same period, it's going to be difficult for the title to find the necessary breathing space. Then again, it definitely does have the requisite brand power to stand up against the abovementioned blockbusters.

And you all said that Sony was crazy for not putting out any exclusives this holiday...

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[source neogaf.com]