In 2060, the oil fields in the Middle East ran dry. Both the European Commonwealth and the Middle Eastern powers were reduced to ruin with no victor.[Non-canon 1] The European Commonwealth dissolved into bickering, quarreling nation-states fighting over the world's remaining resources.
|Fallout 2||The Golden Globes works on a film featuring a French exchange student.|
|Fallout 3||The Little Lamplighter Eclair and Tenpenny Tower resident Margaret Primrose use the French phrase "bon appetit."|
|Fallout: New Vegas||Mortimer at the Ultra-Luxe uses the French phrase "bon appetit."|
|Fallout: New Vegas||The perk "Cherchez La Femme" is in French.|
|Fallout: New Vegas||Dean Domino mentions that he performed in Paris.|
|Fallout 4||Curie's personality was modeled around that of Liza, a French grad school fling of Kenneth Collins from Versailles.|
|Fallout 4||A terminal entry written by a member of the Brotherhood on the Prydwen mentions a chess move called "the French Defense."|
|Fallout 4||Andre Michaud speaks French while laying wounded in the Bait Shop of Far Harbor.|
|Fallout 4||Napoleon's ceremonial parades across Europe are mentioned on a plaque in Wixon's Shovel Museum.|
|Fallout 76||In the Pioneer Scout badge exam, one of the questions mentions a French diplomat.|
|Fallout 76||Scout Leader Jaggy mentions the French language.|
|Fallout 76||During the Story Time with Miss Nanny random encounter, the Miss Nancy will speak French.|
|Fallout 76||The Appalachian Liberty Bell was one of 53 cast in France in 1950.|
|Fallout 76||In the Pioneer Scout atomics exam, Francium is mentioned as having been discovered in France.|
|Fallout Tactics||The Cheyenne Mountain facility offers a French language countdown for bomb launches.|
- Paris (mentioned in Dead Money)
- The Eiffel Tower (mentioned in Fallout Shelter)
- Versailles (mentioned in Fallout 4)
- Amiens (mentioned in Fallout 76)
France is mentioned in Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas and its add-ons Dead Money and Old World Blues, Fallout 4, Fallout 76 and the Wild Appalachia update, Fallout Shelter, Fallout Tactics, and Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel.
Behind the scenes
- A wine named Chateau Montrose was mentioned as being drank once by the U.S. president as of 2077 with no confirmation of it being a French wine. In real life, Château Montrose is a winery in the French region of Bordeaux.
- Similarly, a Atomic Claret vintage is mentioned once, with "claret" being primarily used in British English for red Bordeaux wine.
- Fallout 2 mentions a Chateau Lafayette wine. In real life, the Château de Chavaniac, also known as Chateau Lafayette, is not a winery.
- Fallout Bible 0: "2054: The Euro-Middle Eastern War ends as the oil fields in the Middle East run dry... there is no longer a goal in the conflict, and both sides are reduced almost to ruin."