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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.


Fallout 3: The Pitt Windows These are steel ingots you will be looking for
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 Exploring the downtown... up on the scaffolding is where the armed guards are.
Fallout 3: The Pitt Windows The lord of the Pitt
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 The Pitt area comes with a whole new map to explore.

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

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Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Apr 05, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer Limit Xbox 360 Oct 14, 2009 8 out of 10 80
D+PAD Magazine Xbox 360 Apr 07, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Xbox 360 Mar 24, 2009 7.6 out of 10 76
IGN Windows Mar 31, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Critics Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
Worth Playing Windows Apr 01, 2009 5.8 out of 10 58
Absolute Games ( Windows Apr 06, 2009 57 out of 100 57
Gaming Age Xbox 360 Apr 13, 2009 C 50
PlayStation Lifestyle PlayStation 3 Oct 30, 2009 5 out of 10 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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