After shifting development studios and almost a decade in programming purgatory, Fallout 3 has finally went gold for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms.
Development on the original Fallout 3 began at Interplay early in 2000, only to have the rights to the franchise purchased by Bethesda in 2004. Recently they had encountered issues getting the game classified in both the UK and Australia, but it looks like those issues are in the past now.
Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax Media company, announced today that its highly anticipated title, Fallout® 3, has gone gold and will be available on store shelves and online in North America on October 28, in Europe and Australia on October 30, and in the UK on October 31. Developed at Bethesda Game Studios – creators of the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion® – Fallout 3 is slated for release on the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows. -- Press Release
I can hardly wait to get my hands on this bad boy. The real question is, are you finally ready to leave Vault 101?
Check out the trailer for Fallout 3 below: