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The second downloadable content for Fallout 3, The Pitt takes players to the ruins of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - now a smog-filled industrial hellhole brutally ruled by a gang of raiders. The streets of "The Pitt" are also home to captured slaves from across the Wasteland; forced to work in large smelting factories, where they make the very weapons and ammo the raiders use to maintain control.

Upon starting Fallout 3 with The Pitt installed, the player will receive a radio message from an escaped slave. The slave will encourage the player to leave the Capital Wasteland by rail and head up to The Pitt, with the hopes that the player will free more slaves from a crippling mutation sweeping through their settlement. The player must pose as a slave themselves to gain access to the city, after which they may roam freely around the city's districts (a contrast to the linear nature of the previous DLC, Operation Anchorage) and choose which faction to side with.

Aside from the new locations, The Pitt offers five new quests, three new perks, and four new achievements. New items can also be found, most notably a series of powered melee weapons based on industrial cutting tools.

Screenshots

Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 Welcome to The Pitt.
Fallout 3: The Pitt Windows The Mill, where slaves press ammo and gear.
Fallout 3: The Pitt Windows Uptown area, where the raiders live.
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 Beyond this bridge is The Pitt, but the bridge is booby-trapped so watch out for the mines.

Promo Images

Fallout 3: The Pitt Screenshot
Fallout 3: The Pitt Screenshot
Fallout 3: The Pitt Screenshot
Fallout 3: The Pitt Screenshot

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videogamer.com Xbox 360 Apr 01, 2009 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2009 81 out of 100 81
Boomtown Xbox 360 Apr 03, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 3 Nov 22, 2009 8 out of 10 80
IGN Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 25, 2009 14 out of 20 70
Spazio Games Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
Gaming Age Xbox 360 Apr 13, 2009 C 50

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Xbox Live release

The original Xbox Live release on March 24 was corrupted. Players who downloaded it experienced missing textures, crashes, and other errors when trying to play. The download was updated and re-released for free to Xbox Live on March 25.
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