Fallout Shelter

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
Fallout Shelter
Fallout Shelter cover
Developers
Bethesda Game Studios
Behaviour Interactive
Behaviour Santiago
Publishers
Bethesda Softworks
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows July 14, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 63
OpenCritic 70
IGDB 68
Taxonomy
Monetization Free-to-play
Microtransactions Loot box[3]
Series Fallout
Fallout Shelter on HowLongToBeat
Fallout Shelter on IGDB
Fallout Shelter on MobyGames
Fallout Shelter on Wikipedia

Fallout
Fallout 1997
Fallout 2 1998
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel 2001
Fallout 3 2008
Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout 4 2015
Fallout Shelter 2016
Fallout 4 VR 2017
Fallout 76 2018

Key points

Port of the mobile version.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bethesda\Fallout Shelter\
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/588430/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FalloutShelter\
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/588430/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Settings (Main Menu)
Settings (Main Menu)
Settings (In-game)
Settings (In-game)

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
If you zoom-out too much and pan the screen, you move out of the map.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped to 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Hotkeys settings
Hotkeys settings

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sounds & Music.
Surround sound
3.1 output since Patch 1.11
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
All dialogue is text-only.
German
All dialogue is text-only.
Russian
Fan translation by «Tolma4 Team»

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 250
AMD Radeon HD 6970

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.4.4f1[1][2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/588430/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (588430) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Unity Europe 2015 Highlight Reel - YouTube
  2. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-03-19
  3. Fallout Shelter for PS4, XB1, PC, Switch Reviews - OpenCritic - last accessed on 2020-04-18
    "Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes.""