The Fallout 76 beta window has been narrowed down. On the Bethesda forums, it was revealed that the beta will begin sometime in October 2018.
To participate in the Fallout 76 beta, people will need to pre-order the game. This will get them a code they can redeem for access. Bethesda will start with a small by approving a select number of beta participants to begin, but eventually everyone who pre-orders the game will be included in this beta test.
In addition, it was confirmed that Fallout 76 questions will be answered during QuakeCon 2018. A Fallout 76 Panel and Fan Q&A will be held at 9am PT/11am CT/12pm PT on August 11, 2018. Todd Howard and other Bethesda Game Studios staff will be attending and it will be broadcast on Twitch and Mixer.
Fallout 76 will come to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 14, 2018.