After being leaked earlier this week, Bethesda confirmed tonight that Fallout Shelter — the free-to-play mobile game that made a surprise debut at E3 three years ago — is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch release supports both the Joy-Cons and the touchscreen. Both releases, like the existing versions, will be free to play.
Fallout Shelter, developed by Bethesda Game Studios and Behaviour Interactive, was a surprise announcement from Bethesda Softworks during the publisher’s E3 2015 show. Following its 2015 mobile release, the free-to-play game then launched on Windows PC in 2016 and then Xbox One in 2017. Bethesda boasted of 29 million player-hours logged during Fallout Shelter’s first month of release.
Bethesda Game Studios’ Todd Howard announced on stage that Fallout Shelter has reached over 120 million players, making it the most popular game by sheer audience size that the studio has ever made. In fact, that’s more players than all of Bethesda Game Studios’ other games combined.
Fallout Shelter comes to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch today.