Fallout 4 or Pornhub? Gamers (Temporarily) Gave up Porn to Slide Into The Commonwealth

By Aatif Sulleyman on at

Fallout 4 has dominated the tech scene for the past week or so, with gamers going mad for Bethesda’s latest release. As well as work, it looks like fans of the title have been giving up on various other day-to-day activities, in order to immerse themselves in the Commonwealth.

Pornhub has published a graph showing just how much traffic to its site changed in the immediate aftermath of Fallout 4’s release, and the figures are fairly amusing. On 10 November, 10 per cent of blue movie fans stopped heading to the porn site just before 5am (after they'd finished downloading and installing the game), and the dip in traffic continued until 3pm. At 6pm, porn fell off the menu again.

“We can’t say we’re too surprised with what happened to our traffic during peak gaming hours,” said Pornhub vice president Corey Price. “Based on the data, it looks like a huge surge of people decided to indulge in some wasteland wandering by taking the day off of work and school to play, while the rest of the world had to wade through what we assume were the longest hours of work ever in anticipation of some alone time with their consoles.”

Don't worry for Pornhub though, as this story does have a happy ending. The gamers flocked back for a pre-bedtime dose of the raunchy stuff just after 10pm, ready to once again play with their God-given joysticks.


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