With the release date almost upon us, it’s that time to start thinking about where you’ll pick up your copy of Fallout 3 (if you haven’t already pre-ordered it that is). For all you PC users, Valve has announced that you can now pre-purchase Fallout 3 on Steam for $49.99. Best Buy is throwing midnight launch parties this coming Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at twelve stores across the U.S. For all of those out there trying to be Ranger Rick and practice your camping skills, know that the lines are starting at 3 p.m. The launch parties will be held at the following stores:
Rockville, MD – 1200 Rockville Pike
Tysons Corner, VA – 8449 Leesburg Pike
New York, NY – 44th And 5th
Westbury, NY – 1100 Old Country Rd.
Glendale, CA – 2909 Los Feliz Blvd.
Pasadena, CA – 3415 E. Foothill Blvd.
Chicago, IL. – 1000 W. North Ave.
Downers Grove, IL – 1432 Butterfield Rd
Plano, TX – 2800 N. Central Expy.
Fort Worth, TX – 6750 West Fwy.
Roseville, MN – 1643 Country Rd. B2
Richfield, MN – 1000 W. 78th St.
If you aren’t able to get to one of these places, Gamestop will be holding midnight launches in 1600 of their stores. Check with your local store to see if you’ve near one of them.