In addition to housing a rogue supercomputer and Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter battle royale mode, Vault 51 is also home to a handful of Nuka-Cola machines left relatively unscathed by the atomic ravages of the Great War.
Bethesda has offered us glimpses of Fallout 76’s upcoming player-operated vending machines in the past, but this new screenshot confirms that a miniature Nuka-Cola machine is definitely part of the setup. Here’s a closer look…
Even better, it’s available in multiple colors!
Finally, Bethesda heard I liked vending machines, so they slapped an image of a vending machine on this vending machine. Anyway, the instructions posted on the new legendary exchange machine from Fallout 76 include this Nuka-Cola machine sticker…
Fallout 76 adds a new twist to an old favorite with its new Wasted on Nukashine side quest: a Nuka-Cola vending machine that opens up to reveal the entrance to a speakeasy!
The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. is underway, and I grabbed this screenshot while scouring the campus of Vault-Tec University. For those keeping score at home, it’s the same model previously used in Fallout 4.
As always, folks can’t get enough of that great Nuka-Cola taste…
You simply can’t have a post-apocalyptic bunker without a Nuka-Cola machine! Click through to see more soda machine variations from Fallout Shelter.
Hancock poses in front of a Nuka-Cola vending machine — and a bonus milk vending machine — in Fallout 4! Unfortunately, the machine pictured above has a busted video display. You’ll need to travel to Nuka-World, the Nuka-Cola amusement park, if you want to see one in full working order.
While you’re visiting Nuka-World, you’ll want to steer clear of the Nukatrons — Nuka-Cola vending machines converted into security robots!
Finally, allow me to introduce Mr. Frothy, a vending machine repurposed into a floating, death-dealing robot! Before the war, Mr. Frothy sprayed refreshing blasts of Nuka-Cola into the faces of visitors to Nuka-World.
Click through to check out some Nuka-Cola concept art from Fallout 4! Read more
It’s been years since a train rolled through this station from Fallout 2, but at least someone is still keeping the Nuka-Cola machine fully stocked!
Visiting the Necropolis in Fallout? Be sure to swing by the motel for a refreshing Nuka-Cola!
Straight from the Mojave Wasteland, it’s Sunset Sarsaparilla — the most popular beverage in the West, pardner!
Nuka-Cola machines also make occasional appearances in Fallout: New Vegas (using the same model that previously appeared in Fallout 3).
Sierra Petrovita, curator of the Nuka-Cola Museum in Girdershade, is the patron saint of the Video Game Soda Machine Project, and this pristine Nuka-Cola machine is her pride and joy.
Just for fun, here’s the Nuka-Cola machine’s texture map. [Source]
Click through to see Adam Adamowicz’s concept art for Fallout 3’s Nuka-Cola machine.