Developer Bethesda has granted the wish of a young boy named Wes, who is currently battling stage-four neuroblastoma, by allowing him to play Fallout 76 from the comfort of his own home prior to its November launch.

Wes was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer aged just five, although recently doctors informed his family that they would be stopping his treatment. That's when Bethesda assistant director, Matt Grandstaff, along with other employees took it upon themselves to grab a copy of the post-apocalyptic RPG and make the four-hour trip to visit Wes at his home in Virginia.

In addition to giving Wes the chance to play Fallout 76 for hours, Grandstaff also presented him with a replica Power Armour helmet signed by Bethesda chief Todd Howard.

Wes wasn't able to keep Fallout 76, but his parents noted that his time with the game 'made him happier than you know.' 

Bethesda is known for its support of Make-A-Wish Foundation, where it has given terminally ill fans tours of its studio and allowed them to go hands-on with upcoming titles months ahead of release.

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