On April 11, a TV series inspired by the Fallout video games premiered on Amazon Prime Video. To mark this event, Bethesda, the developer and publisher of the franchise, introduced several fan-oriented promotions. Firstly, a sale was announced on all Fallout titles, offering the games at reduced prices. Secondly, Bethesda provided a free-to-play weekend for the multiplayer game Fallout 76.

These promotions, along with the series release, significantly boosted the popularity of Fallout games on Steam. Quickly, three franchise installments topped global sales charts. Fallout 4 secured the fourth spot, while Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition ranked tenth. Fallout 76 also performed well, claiming the 11th position in the sales rankings.

As of April 15, according to SteamDB trends, Fallout 3 Game of the Year Edition is in eighth place with an online player count surpassing 2,000 on Monday. Just below, Fallout 76 ranks 15th. The promotional sale of the series on Steam ends on April 15.

Fallout top of SteamImage: steamdb.infoThe Fallout TV adaptation has garnered critical acclaim. It holds a score of 72 out of 100 on Metacritic and a 93% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The series comprises eight episodes.

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