The Fallout TV present tells a brand new story within the survival RPG’s universe

The Fallout TV present from Amazon might be way more than only a retelling of Bethesda’s RPGs, Bethesda’s Todd Howard stated in a current episode of the Lex Fridman podcast (thanks Eurogamer). Howard stated that whereas film pitches Bethesda acquired all the time needed to retell Fallout 3 or Fallout 4, he was eager that the present will take viewers to a brand new a part of Fallout’s universe and inform a brand new story.

“For this [pitch] it was, ‘hey let’s do one thing that exists inside the world of Fallout,’ Howard stated. “Let’s inform a narrative right here that matches on this planet that we now have constructed, doesn’t break any of the foundations, can reference issues within the video games, however isn’t a retelling of the video games. [It] exists in the identical world however is its personal distinctive factor, so it provides to it. Whereas additionally, individuals who haven’t performed the video games, who can’t expertise how loopy cool Fallout is, can watch the collection.”

That stated, Howard was nonetheless cautious about not letting something slip relating to what we are able to truly count on from the Fallout present. 

The collection’ plot remains to be a thriller, with only a slight tease from a current promotional picture to go by. The present at the moment has no deliberate air date, but it surely’s most likely secure to say we’ll see the Fallout present earlier than we see a brand new Fallout recreation, except a studio like Obsidian will get the reins to make a full New Vegas-style spinoff once more.

You possibly can, nevertheless, play an unofficial Lego Fallout recreation at no cost proper now.

Written by Josh Broadwell on behalf of GLHF