New ‘Fallout 4’ Xbox Controller, PC Game Will Still Need Online Patch In Addition To Game Installer On Disc

New Fallout 4 items are continuously released by Bethesda by the day as the Fallout 4 official release date draws near. Today, an exclusive Fallout 4 collectible was announced: the exclusive Vault Boy wired Xbox One controller now available on the Bethesda store.

Now available exclusively on the Bethesda store, the new Xbox One wired controller featuring the iconic Vault boy from the Fallout series is cream and blue. The Fallout 4 Xbox One controller is built with highly durable plastic housing that features Fallout 4’s vault boy artwork, vibration feedback rumble motors, and an ergonomic concave thumb stick design. What’s better is that since the controller is wireless, you can plug it in your Xbox One and PC for the ultimate Fallout 4 gaming experience.

Exclusive 'Fallout 4' Xbox One controller (via Bethesda Store)

Only 5,000 pieces of the Fallout 4 promotional Xbox One controller are up for grabs, so it’s better to head to the Bethesda online store now if you’re looking to purchase a piece or two. Bethesda adds that the 3.5 mm headset jack is compatible for plug and play for game and chat audio use. Ever found yourself wanting to adjust the audio every now and then? The good news is that the audio controls are embedded on the Xbox One controller itself so it’s a hassle-free way of adjusting the audio while playing Fallout 4.

Bethesda publishes the complete product features on their online store:

  • Officially licensed by Microsoft for Xbox One
  • Features Vault Boy licensed artwork from Fallout 4
  • Vibration feedback rumble motors
  • 3.5mm headset jack with onboard audio controls
  • Detachable 10′ USB cable
  • Also compatible with PC

What’s more is that Bethesda is on a Great War Sale right now until Monday, October 26, so you can get your hands on other exclusive Fallout 4 merchandise for a good 20 percent discount. However, the Fallout 4 Xbox One controller and the pre-order of the Fallout 4 game, among other pre-order merchandise, are not covered by the sale.

A normal and genuine Xbox One wired controller from Microsoft will cost you $59.95 over at Amazon. So if you’re looking to get a wired Xbox One controller and are a huge fan of the Fallout franchise, getting the Fallout 4 Xbox One controller will be a good buy since you get an exclusive limited edition Xbox One controller with specialized audio controls for almost the same price of $59.99.

Other Fallout 4 merch available at the Bethesda store are the Great War T-shirt for $16, Vault 111 hoodies, and Fallout 4 garage lithograph. Throughout the week, IGN reports that more exclusive Fallout 4 items will be up for grabs, including the limited-edition Vault-Tec Industries watch and a khaki Pip Boy-themed messenger bag.

More 'Fallout 4' items such as watch and messenger bag this week (via Bethesda Store)

The exclusive Fallout 4 Xbox One controller and the Fallout 4 game for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC will all ship on November 10, 2015.

Speaking of the Fallout 4 game, Tech Times reports that those looking to buy the physical copy of the Fallout 4 game for PC should know that Bethesda Softworks just announced that the whole of Fallout 4 will not be included. While a bit of game data is included in the shipped copy, there is still some data and permissions to be downloaded from Steam. Pete Hines from Bethesda Softworks informed Fallout 4 fans via Twitter that there will be a patch that will be downloaded still after installing the Fallout 4 game data from the disc if you choose to purchase it.

Hines also adds that in response to Fallout 4 fans’ questions about the PC port shipping on DVD discs, the PC version of Fallout 4 requires activation from Steam as well.

We do know that games nowadays, such as the latest Metal Gear Solid V, shipped their PC game discs with nothing but the Steam installer. This has not settled well by fans, so Fallout 4 developer Bethesda took it upon themselves to include at least the majority of the game data on the disc to cut down the download time of those who choose the PC port. However, they are still forced to limit the amount of permission they allow in the PC port of Fallout 4 to avoid copies of the game leaking completely via torrent. This is still good news for people with slow or capped internet connections. Skyrim and Fallout 3 PC ports only patched a few MBs via the internet after installing the game from the physical disc.

Watch the latest Fallout 4 trailer released last week, entitled “The Wanderer.”

[Featured image via Bethesda Store]