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Support for Fallout: New Vegas


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Issues and fixes


Please review the Third-Party Game Support topic to determine whether your question should be directed to the game developer or to Steam Support. Sending a support request to the wrong party may result in a delay in processing your request.


Secondary Installers

If you're encountering issues with launching Fallout: New Vegas, make sure everything installed correctly.

Aside from verifying your game cache and checking your connection with Steam, you may also need to manually run secondary installers required by this game.

Exit Steam entirely.

Browse to your Fallout: new Vegas installation folder (Usually C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\fallout new vegas\)

Run the following installers:

  • ...\Steam\Steamapps\common\fallout new vegas\redists\vcredist_x86.exe
  • ...\Steam\Steamapps\common\fallout new vegas\redists\directx\DXSETUP.exe

Reboot your computer and test the issue again. If the issue persists, contact Fallout New Vegas support


Activating and verifiying DLC and Bonus Content

To activate downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas, double-click on the game's entry in your Library list.

This will bring up the game's launcher menu. Select the "Data Files" option.

From here, you can select the content you would like to have available in the game.

To view the additional content subscriptions for Fallout that are registered to your account, please do the following:

  1. Log in to Steam
  2. Navigate to your Library list
  3. Right-click on the game
  4. Select "View downloadable content".

Alternatively, you can also find the DLC (downloadable content) for a game by right-clicking on the game, selecting 'Properties' and navigating to the DLC tab.

DLC for this title will be presented in the form of quests to visit a new location. If you are having trouble accessing or locating these quests, contact Fallout New Vegas support for detailed instructions.


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