While companion apps with games are nothing new, most of them are just there to provide some basic functionality and keep your mind on the game when you’re not actually playing. But not Fallout 4‘s Pip-Boy app! This one is actually useful while playing the game.
You Can Heal Much Faster
When you have the app open on the Status tab, you’ll see the buttons for Stimpack and Rad-Away on the bottom left. This means that, even when you’re in the heat of battle, you can quickly tap the button for healing without having to pop open the in-game Pip-Boy.
It makes for a more efficient killing experience so you can continue to blow apart those pesky raiders and ghouls without ever losing your flow! Not only that, but Fallout 4 is pretty hard, so getting quick access to healing can be the difference between life and death in the moment.
You’ll Never Get Lost Again
When it comes to playing massive RPGs like Fallout, I always find myself bringing up the map to make sure I’m going in the right direction. Nobody likes wasting time by running the wrong way!
The problem is, you can’t move while looking at the map in Fallout 4. However, if you leave the Pip-Boy app open on the Map tab, you can see the World Map or Local Map at all times, so you won’t have to pause the game to bring up the map ever again!
Are you going to download the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy app while you play through the game, or do you prefer the in-game Pip-Boy? Let us know in the comments below!