Fallout 4 begins before the world falls into ruin, Bethesda Game Studios announced today. The game starts on a Saturday morning “in the world before the bombs fell” with your character, your spouse, and child. You’ll be given the choice to play as a male or female character.
Character creation is done during the scene you see above, with your character and their spouse standing next to each other in front of a mirror. You’ll be able to switch between either character on the fly during creation, until you create one you’re happy with and decide to stick with it.
Once the bombs drop and the explosions happen, your character will wake up 200 years later, as the sole survivor of Vault 111. Fallout 4 will allow you to play in either first-person or third-person and will feature multiple dialogue options for every choice you encounter. You’ll also be given a dog you can issue commands to.
Fallout 4 will have 50 base weapons. You will be able to modify them with over 700 different modifications using parts you find around the world within the game.
Fallout 4 will also have a new Pip-Boy as well, which will allow you to manage your stats, as well as play retro-styled mini-games. Additionally, Bethesda will release a collector’s edition of Fallout 4, the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition, which will come with a real life Pip-Boy model that you can insert your smartphone into.
To accompany Fallout 4, Bethesda have also created an app that will serve as a second screen experience on your phone. This app will be released for iOS and Android devices, and will be available when Fallout 4 is released.
Fallout 4 will be available on November 10th, 2015 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.