The stunning space-based sandbox journey recreation Astroneer is out at present on Nintendo Swap, alongside a brand new replace that — for the primary time within the recreation’s six-year historical past — provides residing creatures to the world. (You may learn our Astroneer evaluation right here, by the way in which. We actually preferred it, and never simply due to the area snails.)
The Xenobiology replace has been concurrently launched at present on all platforms, and can deliver new missions to the sport that start the search for crucial and VERY cute pets.
““House Snails” are actually part of the universe of Astroneer. Gamers have the chance to realize these distinctive and extremely adaptable creatures as everlasting companions that additionally give advantages to their caretakers.
Every Galastropod loves treats and can turn into further pleased and energized when fed. Whereas a Galastropod is full, gamers obtain a singular profit to assist of their adventures. Galastropods even have favourite meals which is able to lengthen the period of their profit when fed.”
Alongside area snails, there are additionally new cosmetics within the retailer, a ton of latest hats, and the announcement of a beauty to rejoice the sport’s three-year 1.0 anniversary, which will probably be accessible to all gamers logging in throughout a selected timeframe.
This is the launch trailer for Swap:
And listed below are the patch notes for Xenobiology:
- Sure new missions now have required gadgets and/or everlasting rewards. Each of those enable gamers to respawn them on the nearest touchdown pad for his or her comfort (or in the event that they’ve misplaced them). Mission gadgets are restricted to a single merchandise per save, whereas everlasting rewards can be found as a single merchandise per participant.
- All kinds of efficiency efforts have been undertaken to assist the Swap launch and to usually enhance participant expertise for each platform. Gamers ought to discover improved loading occasions, particularly on consoles.
- We’ve actually moved the heavens to repair the difficulty some gamers expertise which trigger them to get “caught” at seemingly random factors whereas shifting. This repair solely applies to new saves in the interim; outdated saves needs to be unaffected.
- All hazardous flora has been up to date to provide a number of seeds to permit for simpler cultivation. Seed development occasions have additionally been diminished (to feed your hungry snails!)
- Planets have a bigger collision quantity when deciding on them from photo voltaic system view, which ought to make them simpler to pick out, particularly when utilizing a controller
- Up to date localization in Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese language
- [AS-16895] Mounted a bug the place shoppers weren’t seeing the beacons from area shelters when in orbital view.
- [AS-16846] The “From Skinny Air” mission will now solely full if fuel is produced by an Atmospheric Condenser
- [AS-16661] Mission textual content within the mission log will now maintain its uppercasing when the mission is accomplished.
- [AS-16889] Mounted a bug the place the bumpy variant of the Sturdy squash seed was misaligned when slotted
- [AS-16639] Mounted a bug the place gamers weren’t unlocking the Wanderer Go well with when taking part in offline or with a poor connection
- [AS-16298] Mounted an exploit the place Used Strong Gasoline Thrusters had been yielding extra scrap from shredding than it price to amass the assets required to craft them from the Commerce Platform. Each new and used Strong Gasoline Thrusters will now produce 1.5 scrap nuggets when shredded.
- [AS-11904] Small canisters now not float when positioned onto medium canisters by an auto arm.
- [AS-7313] Mounted a bug the place a number of packagers connected to an object when packaged would trigger the additional packager(s) to turn into damaged and unusable.
- [AS-7306] Mounted a collision difficulty the place gadgets positioned subsequent to Daggeroot hazards may turn into not possible to work together with.
- [AS-7163] Mounted a bug the place Spaceport POIs had been both not spawning in any respect or at enormously diminished charges. Gamers ought to now see these rather more incessantly!
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