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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 PlayStation 3 Welcome to The Pitt.
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 Even though they are fighting with a deadly disease, slaves are forced to work until the cure is found.
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 From the tunnel on the far north you can travel to The Pitt.
Fallout 3: The Pitt PlayStation 3 Beyond this bridge is The Pitt, but the bridge is booby-trapped so watch out for the mines.

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Gamer Limit Oct 14, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Thunderbolt Games Nov 22, 2009 8 out of 10 80
IGN Oct 05, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
PlayStation Lifestyle 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.
BurningStickMan (18027) added Fallout 3: The Pitt (PlayStation 3) on Jan 03, 2010
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