Final month noticed our first main No Man’s Sky replace of 2022, the Sentinel replace, and it’s been so thrilling to see our PlayStation group powering up their fight mechs and becoming a member of the struggle towards these new threats and challenges in such giant numbers.
At the moment we’re happy to announce our subsequent and nineteenth replace! The Outlaws replace launches as we speak throughout PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation VR, that includes smuggling, improved area fight, your individual recruitable squadron, a brand new expedition, and the introduction of the primary new starship to No Man’s Sky because the Residing Ship two years in the past.
Pirates have taken over area stations all throughout the universe, utilizing them as bases from which to conduct smuggling operations and assaults on neighboring planets and settlements. Gamers have a alternative: be a part of them as renegades and help them of their nefarious actions, or take them on head-to-head within the newly rebalanced and dynamic area fight.
Fortuitously, you aren’t alone on this struggle. Gamers can now recruit their very own squadron of pilots, who will warp in and be a part of the fray as wanted. Discover the galaxy to search out your good wingmen, or improve your loyal crew from their humble beginnings into an elite unit.
On the coronary heart of the replace is a model new starship, the subtle new sail-equipped Photo voltaic class. This highly-varied new ship comes with distinctive know-how and is mostly present in pirate-occupied methods.
What’s extra, eager ship hunters will have the ability to discover their good model with out dropping any of their current vessels, as the utmost variety of ships has been elevated from six to 9. All ships now additionally include a specialist high-capacity cargo stock, good for holding smuggled items…
All this and far, rather more await within the Outlaws replace.
Outlaw methods are harmful, lawless locations, with frequent battle. However this all represents a chance for gamers with an eye fixed for raiding passing starships.
A brand new collection of missions lead gamers in direction of these new pockets of rise up, and as soon as there they’ll discover a specialist bounty grasp with model new pirate missions; black-market know-how retailers with a spread of suspicious upgrades; and an opportunity to amass priceless items unlawful elsewhere within the galaxy. Piracy-minded gamers also can purchase a cast passport that may enable them to reset any reputational injury attributable to their actions.
Photo voltaic Starship
No Man’s Sky’s first new starship because the begin of 2020 is a high-tech, refined flier. With distinctive solar-powered sail and engine know-how, that is the vessel of alternative for these seeking to velocity between the celebs.
Although all of the photo voltaic ships share the sail philosophy, there may be appreciable selection throughout the category. Ship hunters can stay up for scouring the galaxy for the right mixture to match their current fleet.
Unlawful items bought in outlaw methods could be smuggled into regulated area, the place they are often bought for a big revenue. However with the smuggler’s life comes hazard – the Sentinels at the moment are looking out for contraband, and discovery is simply a cargo probe away.
All gamers – not simply the smugglers – will profit from the addition of specialist cargo inventories to all starships. These high-capacity slots can retailer giant portions of cargo, and storage-hungry gamers can unlock further slots from the ship improve terminal discovered on all area stations.
Gamers can now recruit and improve their very own private squadron of wingmen to help them in ship-to-ship fight! As soon as a squadron bay has been put in in your capital ship, NPC ships could be recruited by talking to their pilots. Every pilot comes with their very own skills and could be upgraded over time to enhance the fight potential.
Area fight has been rebalanced for velocity and pleasure. Dealing with has been improved; weapons have new visible results; enemy starships have shields; and depth has been added to weapon choice with a wide range of specialist secondary results, akin to slowing enemy engines or disabling defend methods.
Ship-to-ship fight can now happen inside a planet’s environment – be careful for pirate raids upon planetary buildings, as efficiently defending an outpost or settlement gives a well being reward!
Flight accessibility has been considerably improved with a brand new Auto-Observe mode. This selection, set inside the principle choices web page, permits gamers to auto-align their ship with their present goal. This mode retains participant enter over the controls however avoids any frustration in finding and locking on to enemy ships.
Our journey continues.