Fallout 76 reportedly trivial to hack, Bethesda says claims are "inaccurate"

Bethesda responds to Fallout 76 hacking concerns on PC

Bethesda responds to Fallout 76 hacking concerns on PC

Hopefully, all of the information and statistics gathered throughout this beta run will provide Bethesda with the feedback they need to fine tune the game for that ideal Fallout experience. The game is being developed using the same engine that runs Fallout 4, so it has a lot in common with the game that had players wandering around Boston, collecting junk and building settlements.

According to the Reddit thread, Fallout 76 server traffic messages are unencrypted, which means hackers could access information about other players, such as their in-game location and health stats, as well as their real-world IP addresses.

Since the first B.E.T.A period went live - despite its technical hiccups - the overall reaction to the upcoming game has been positive despite the initial backlash following Fallout 76's announcement. Some of these mods could easily be considered cheats, such as this one that shows you exactly what spot needs to be tickled in order to open locks, installed by simply replacing an interface file. That means modders could convert existing Fallout 4 mods to work with Fallout 76 and then play with them online without issue, or make entirely new ones that offer an unfair advantage.

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Furthermore, teetharejustdone said "there are no server checks to verify models or file integrity", and that many other checks are purely client side. It means that the game is ripe for man-in-the-middle type attacks, as well as other types of snooping and injection. "Forever." He went on to compare Fallout 76 to World of Warcraft, an online-only game that has been up and running since it launched November 23, 2004, nearly 14 years at this point.

Subsequent to the post's appearance, Bethesda responded, claiming that numerous assertions made in the thread are "inaccurate or based on incorrect assumptions". Despite this, the company says it's "actively tracking and planning to roll out fixes" for some of the issues raised by the Reddit post, suggesting that there is some validity to the claim. Our goal is always to deliver a great experience for all our players. "We know our fan base is passionate about modding and customizing their experience in our worlds and it's something we intend to support down the road".

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