No Man's Sky v1.3 Atlas Rises update released

No Man's Sky Atlas Rises update COUNTDOWN: Hello Games launching new patch soon

Named Atlas Rises, it boasts 30 hours of story gameplay along with combat, delivery and salvage missions you can complete on the side. But what I've found most interesting so far is the way the game has refined its story and how it shows what's possible in No Man's Sky to players.

Visit the new Mission Agent in Space Stations to pick up unique and rewarding new tasks. On that trip, you'll also find new "exotic plant types" on some planets, with Hello Games saying that the look and variety of biomes have been improved.

Travel is getting a bit of an overhaul as well.

A new alien race has been added and each planet's identity has also been deepened.

Those new planets could also have some new things to offer beyond terrain as well, as enormous crashed freighter ships will now begin to appear, ready to be salvaged for materials. If you've been looking for a reason to jump back into the controversial universe simulator, there are about a dozen in the new Altas Rises update.

No Man's Sky is available for PlayStation 4 and PC, so here's hoping that Atlas Rises breathes some new life into the game and attracts more players.

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Add or remove terrain to mold the landscape as you see fit, anywhere on any planet.

The next important part of the update, is the much asked after multiplayer. While interaction with others is now very limited, this is an important first step into the world of synchronous co-op in No Man's Sky and VOIP (Voice over IP) allows proximity based voice chat with other nearby explorers.

Players who come close to each other will see their fellow travellers visualised as odd floating orbs, and will be able to travel with them and meet up on other planets.

Analyze resources before harvesting for to gain alternative resources from mining. So where is No Man's Sky going this time?

Players can travel together and interact with up to 16 other players. Ship maneuverability has been improved, bringing more skill to dog-fighting abd devastating rockets can be equipped to ships and upgraded for even greater firepower.

No Man's Sky seems to be the poster child for "how not to market a game", but its disappointing and widely discussed reception hasn't stopped Hello Games from putting its nose to the grindstone and continually working on it to create a better experience for players.

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