Todd’s new Xbox One X dies just as the No Man’s Sky Next update is released. Now he must watch others like Chella play the updated space exploration title, and long for the time when his ship and his console are finished with repairs.
No Man’s Sky Next is the big update from Hello Games, bringing multi-player, space battles and character customisation. Chella goes back into space to see how all the changes have enhanced the game and whether it’s enough to diffuse the backlash.
Todd continues his No Man’s Sky second chance play-through, but even with the new updates, can it compete with the glory of Mass Effect: Andromeda and some of the other titles that have finally been released? Surprisingly, it just might, as Hello Games is really working to improve their game.
With new graphics and monster truck-like ground vehicles, Todd creeps back into No Man’s Sky for a second look at the game that has probably caused him the most personal contention in years. Should the improvements win you back over?
If the thought of returning to No Man’s Sky fills you with dread, but you’d like to have a go at building a base, then Hello Games have got your back. No Man’s Sky Foundation is a great start for a game I expect to grow and change subtly over numerous updates.
Hello Games just launched a huge update for No Man’s Sky that allows for base construction, a new freighter class ship you can dock your fighter into and use to store resources, automatic mining over time, teleporting and waypoints. Plus there is a new creative easy mode and a really difficult survival mode. [amazon asin=B00ZQB28XK&text=Blast off with the new and improved No Man’s Sky from Amazon!] Developers: Hello Games Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4
No Man’s Sky is catching a lot of flak over its missing features, and it seems like Jordan is planning to do something about it.
Playing to complete the tacked on ‘centre of the universe’ and Atlas path objectives leads to a grind-style rinse and repeat experience, which misses the point of No Man’s Sky. It’s not a perfect game, and it’s not for everyone, but there’s lots to enjoy in No Man’s Sky.
John joins the Argue the Toss team to be their guide to No Man’s Sky, as they discuss 10 things they wish they’d known when they set up. These are the tips you need to get to the centre of the universe.
After quite a few missteps, Todd was finally able to blast off with No Man’s Sky this week using his PC. His adventure so far has been funny, frustrating and also fulfilling, just not so much in that order.