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Breaking Down the ‘Fallout 4’ Character System Trailer

Following Fallout 4’s Perception trailer yesterday, Bethesda has released a new video with Director Todd Howard going over details on how the perk system works alongside the first look at it.

Using the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system, each attribute comes with 10 perks each, giving the player 70 to choose from. From there, perks can be ranked up to become more powerful and effective, which technically makes the total number of perks 275. According to Kotaku, players will be given 28 points to start out with.

The trailer showcases how the rankings work and what the perk menu looks like. Hovering over a perk also provides a little animation with Vault Boy and sound effects to boast.

Check out our screenshots that break down the information the trailer reveals.

S.P.E.C.I.A.L.

Some of the perks

The main perk menu

Last but not least, here is an overview of the whole perk menu.

Fallout 4 perk menu

Source: Kotaku

Fallout 4 is set to emerge from the vault on Nov. 10, 2015 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

What do you think of these revealing perks? Let us know in the comments below.


Robbie Key is the Nintendo editor for Analog Addiction, Assistant News Editor for The Daily Sentinel and former editor-in-chief of The Pine Log at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is now an alumnus. Follow his completely relevant Twitter updates, watch his awesometacular YouTube videos and view his LinkedIn profile.

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