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Amazon renews the Fallout series for a second season

The story of the exclusive Prime Video series based on the post-apocalyptic RPG will continue after its resounding success

On April 10, Amazon premiered the Fallout series based on Bethesda's open-world game, and since that moment, both critics and fans (and not so fans) of the saga have not stopped praising the series, even positioning it as the best adaptation of a video game to date.

Even before its premiere, it had mentioned that it would have a second season after receiving $25 million in tax credits by moving filming to the state of California (United States), but it was not until this moment that Amazon MGM Studios confirmed that the successful series will be renewed for a second season.

Based on the video game franchise of the same name, originally created by the now-defunct studio Interplay Entertainment, the series takes place two hundred years after the apocalypse.

As mentioned in the media Variety, Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon MGM Studios offered a series of statements of which stands out: “We are delighted to announce the second season after just one week and take viewers even further into the surreal world of 'Fallout'.”

“Jonah, Lisa, Geneva and Graham have captivated the world with this wild and innovative show. “The bar was set high for lovers of this iconic video game and so far it seems we have exceeded their expectations, while attracting millions of new fans to the franchise.”

“The cast led by Ella Purnell, Aaron Moten, Walton Goggins and Kyle MacLachlan has knocked it out of the park! “We would like to thank Jonah and Lisa and our friends at Bethesda for bringing the show to us, as well as Geneva and Graham for coming on board as showrunners.”

Fallout is positioned as the best Amazon productions

According to Amazon, the show ranks as one of the three most-watched titles on Prime Video and the most-watched television season on the platform since “The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power.” At the time of writing this article, the series is positioned among the most viewed on said streaming platform (at least in Latin America), surpassing other series such as Ugly Betty and Invincible, which It recently completed its second season..

The Fallout series produced by Amazon already has a release date

The show has also proven popular with critics, with a 94% critical approval rating on R

In our Fallout review, we mentioned that “It manages to connect with an audience that goes beyond the Gamer audience, it manages to tell a story so solid that it attracts experts and new faces alike. Once again, Amazon is consolidating itself as a platform that is polishing its productions to the maximum to stand out in a market that is increasingly repeating itself.” You can read it in full through this link.

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Javier Martich
General Coordinator of | Videogame lover for as long as I can remember, indie, RPG, Roguelikes, City Builders lover and of course, a lifelong Star Wars fan.

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