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Fallout 4 is an open world role-playing and shooting game. Set in a post apocalyptic world called The Wasteland, you explore a large map, interact with inhabitants, collect useful items to sell or craft with, build your own settlements, and defend yourself from dangerous foes.

Unfortunately, Fallout 4 is not available on Android, Mac, Switch or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme, and at a lower age rating:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 10/11/2015, updated in 2016

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Skill Rating: 16+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative, Role-Play (Collecting, Creative and Shooting)

Accessibility: 28 features

Components: 3D First-Person, 3D Third-Person, Day and Night, Open World and Weather

Developer: Bethesda (@Bethesda)

Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass

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Out Now: PC and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

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Release Date: 26/10/2018, updated in 2019

Out Now: PC, PS4, Stadia and Xbox One

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Release Date: 14/09/2004

Out Now: Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

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Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS

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Components: 3D Third-Person

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Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 3D First-Person

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