The world of Fallout 3 will be getting a little bigger in 2009.

Bethesda Softworks has released new downloadable content for Fallout 3 called Operation: Anchorage.‚  The DLC will be available for both Xbox 360 and PC versions of the game.

Operation: Anchorage puts you and your character in a brand new quest to help the Brotherhood Outcasts.‚  The Brotherhood Outcasts need your help to get into a vault containing advanced military technology.‚  However, the only way to get into the vault is to complete a “tactical simulation that only you can enter”.‚  This simulation will put you in the action of the Battle of Anchorage, the oft fabled liberation of the American state, fighting and surviving against the Chinese Communists.

Through the simulation, you will be able to collect unique items found only in Operation: Anchorage.‚  You will also be able to use strike teams and test new and old weapon technologies with nearly unlimited ammo at your disposal.‚  However, even with these advantages, the Chinese will not be easy to defeat… especially when they have Ninjas.‚  Yes, Ninjas.‚  See the picture gallery for details.

Look for the review of Operation: Anchorage in the next issue of Blast Magazine!

From Bethesda Softworks:
PUBLISHER: ‚ ‚  ‚ Bethesda Softworks

DEVELOPER: ‚ ‚  ‚ Bethesda Game Studios

PLATFORM: ‚ ‚ ‚  ‚ Xbox 360TM and Games for Windows‚®

RELEASE DATE: January 27, 2009

DESCRIPTION: ‚ ‚  ‚ Operation: Anchorage. Enter a military simulation and fight in one of the greatest battles of the Fallout universe “" the liberation of Anchorage, Alaska from its Chinese Communist invaders. Gain access to unique armor, weapons, and exotic gadgets while you build and command interactive Strike Teams to win the battle and defeat the Chinese base.

STORY: ‚ ‚  ‚ The Brotherhood Outcasts are trying to acquire advanced military technology, and the only way to open the vault containing these relics is by completing a tactical simulation only you can enter. In Operation: Anchorage you will re-live the epic Battle of Anchorage from Fallout lore. Find your way into the simulation, stripped of resources, and survive within the rules set up by the simulation’s creators. The Chinese red army is everywhere, so secure the surrounding mountain side and fight your way into the Chinese base.


“¢‚ ‚  ‚ Enter a top-secret battle simulator which allows you to test and use both new and old weaponry, with nearly unlimited amounts of ammo at your disposal!
“¢‚ ‚  ‚ Adds hours of extended gameplay to explore the Alaskan tundra with a new or existing character.
“¢‚ ‚  ‚ Gain access to new weapons, exotic armor, and items”¦even a Chinese Stealth Suit!
“¢‚ ‚  ‚ Chose your strike team to help you through your quest.
“¢‚ ‚  ‚ Exclusive new perks and achievements!

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Chase Gharrity is a Blast Games correspondent.

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