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Blog:News/Rumor: Fallout 4 to take place in Boston?

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Though we usually don't post many rumors here on The Vault, this particular one looks a bit more convincing than others. Reddit user names fallout4boston has recently posted a message claiming that the next installment of Fallout series will take place in Boston, Massachusetts:

The rumors are true, Fallout 4 will take place in Boston. In case you haven't heard, Bethesda has recently been scoping out and researching Boston. They also have a strong connection to MIT. I may or may not be an MIT employee. But that's really all I can say for fear of losing my job.

Another user, nMarauder, has added to this:

I've been hearing reports from people in the Boston area, where my fellow Fallout-obsessed brother lives, that Bethesda has been in the Boston area doing initial research for Fallout 4. It's highly speculative, but the main rumors surround Bethesda's connection to "The Institute", or what we call the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or M.I.T..

M.I.T., although in populated Cambridge and just across the river from Boston proper, still has a small-town feel when it comes to the way news propagates through the community. It is students and staff at M.I.T. that seem to be the ones talking the most about it, and they would be in a position to know. I wouldn't be surprised, at all, if the rumors prove to be true in coming weeks.

Just thought I'd share! I'm not confirming anything, but all signs point to yes.

This information is totally unconfirmed. Hope we'll get some official info on Fallout 4 directly from Bethesda Softworks soon.

Source: Reddit via DAC