It seems that in Europe you can get a copy of Fallout 76 using a purchase of just about anything. Initial, retailers in Germany had been giving away the game together with the purchase Fallout 76 Caps of utilised Playstation 4 controllers. To not be outdone, Polish retailers had been recently providing away copies of Fallout 76 when purchasing a $5 PS4 thumbstick.
Polish retailer X-Kom's overstock of those sweet thumbsticks was a Polish gamer's acquire. For significantly less than the price of a low-cost nylon bag, you may own a copy with the most maligned game in recent memory.
Sadly for any individual going to Poland, this deal has officially ended as X-Kom burned via its supply with the thumbsticks. In fairness, X-Kom's internet site notes that it only sold ten pieces so possibly this was a lot more of a PR play than anything else.
Fallout 76 has been a PR nightmare given that launch, with Bethesda seemingly dropping the ball at every turn. The game's botched launch has been in comparison with Aliens: Colonial Marines and No Man's Sky, which doesn't exactly place it in great corporation. After the game was ripped to shreds by critics, Bethesda attempted to sneak a low-quality bag into its $200 Power Armor edition of your game. Things got cheap FO76 Caps so negative that lawyers began to investigate Bethesda for "deceptive trade practices."
In fairness to Bethesda, they have been consistently releasing patches for the game, such as one getting released right now. Bethesda seemingly remains committed to the future of Fallout 76 and could still reverse the game's fate now that they've weathered the storm.