Fallout 3 Available October 28

August 20, 2008

Fallout 3 Available October 28

Major Launch Planned for the
Winner of E3 2008’s “Best of Show”

Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax Media
company, announced today that its highly anticipated title, Fallout® 3, will be
available on store shelves and online in North America on October 28, 2008 and
in Europe on October 31, 2008. 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.

“We are very excited to let gamers
get their hands on Fallout 3, the latest chapter in this beloved and highly
acclaimed franchise,” said Vlatko Andonov, president of Bethesda Softworks. “To
meet the huge demand for this title by our fans worldwide, we are planning one
of the biggest launches of any game released this year.”

Fallout 3 features one of the most
realized game worlds ever created. Set more than 200 years following a nuclear
war, you can create any kind of character you want and explore the open wastes
of Washington, D.C. however you choose. Every minute is a fight for survival as
you encounter Super Mutants, Ghouls, Raiders, and other dangers of the

Hailed as one of the most
anticipated games for 2008, Fallout 3 has already won numerous awards including
Best of Show from the official Game Critics Awards at E3 2008, a selection voted
on by an independent group of journalists from 36 leading North American media
outlets that cover the videogame industry.

Fallout® 3 has not yet been rated by
the ESRB. For more information on Fallout 3, visit