The History of Fallout – A Recap Of The Series


Ahead of the launch of Fallout 4, a video has been published, showcasing the history of the Fallout franchise through the years.

The 8 minute long video comes from Xbox UK, detailing 18 years of Fallout history. As you might know, the original Fallout released back in 1997 for PC. What you might not know, however, is that the first and second Fallout were developed by Interplay Entertainment.

Welcome to the world of Fallout, where the nuclear family is exactly that with +5 RAD and your neighbours are ghouls or worse. It’s a deep and interesting world and there’s a lot to know – thankfully, we have you covered from before the bombs dropped to know with the arrival of a different bomb; Fallout 4.

Summon Mr Handy, get the kettle on and open the biscuit tin, it’s time to learn all about Fallout.


This is Xbox On, the home for all things Xbox in the UK. Join our videogame experts: Benny “Shoot The Thing” Central, Ellen “Unbreakable” Rose and Graeme “AceyBongos” Boyd.

We’ll be giving you exclusive content covering the biggest games, and news and events like E3, Gamescom, and Crufts (one of the above may not be true). It’s all you need to know on the latest games you love including Fallout, Halo, Call of Duty, FIFA, Deus Ex, Battlefront, Tomb Raider and loads more.

Fallout 3 was the first Fallout title to be developed by the series current developer, Bethesda Softworks. The video is a good recap to fresh up your memory, and prepare you to enter the nuclear wasteland in just two days.