If you?ve been struggling to oversee your dwellers through a tiny phone screen or you have a device that Fallout Shelter is not compatible with, then this is good news for you.
Using a few workarounds, you can play Fallout Shelter on PC. The best part about this is that you can play the highly successful mobile game from Bethesda Game Studios?without being tech-savvy. Just follow our how-to guide below?to play the game?on your computer or Mac:
How to Play Fallout Shelter on PC or Mac
Step 1: Download an Android emulator
For this tutorial, we will be using BlueStacks which you can also download for free. Once you?ve downloaded the app, just run it on your computer to install it.
Step 2: Run the play store
Once you?ve got the emulator running, you should be greeted by the app?s one-time setup options. Click on the Enable App Store option and then click the Continue button at the lower right of the screen.
Clicking this will let you set up a Google account. After setting up your Google Account, the BlueStacks App will redirect you to the one-time setup options page. Just click on continue and sign in using the e-mail address you provided for your Google Account. It will redirect you again to the one-time setup options page. Again, just click continue.
You will have to go through another round of prompts before enabling access to the Google Play Store but don?t worry. It won?t take you more than five minutes. After you?re finished with the prompts, you should arrive at this page:
Step 3: Install The Game
Upon opening the Google Play Store, search for ?Fallout Shelter?.
Once you?ve clicked the icon and arrived at the game?s page, click on the install button.
This prompt should pop-up on your screen:
Click the ?Accept? button to start downloading and installing the game.
Step 4: Enjoy the game on your PC
You can now play the game freely on your PC without the constraints of your mobile device. You can check our Fallout Shelter guide on how to make the most out of the game so you can view our helpful tips while playing on your PC or Mac. You can also see our guide on how to get legendary loot for your vault. If are?still skeptical to play the game despite numerous?ads of the game on Tinder, you can check our game review?to get you hyped into playing the game.