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Multiplayer Arrives In Free Update For No Man’s Sky

August 11, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
No Man's Sky

In a post on the game’s official website, a new “Atlas Rises” update was announced for No Man’s Sky. The update brings multiplayer to the game as a free addition from Hello Games and Sony. It includes thirty hours to the game with a new story.

Here’s a synopsis: Title Atlas Rises, the new No Man’s Sky update will add 30 hours of new story content to the game as a mysterious new interdimensional race have appeared in the galaxy with glitches that are causing ancient portals to activate. The new update will double the lore and interactions of the existing game and allow players to discover the truth behind the Abandoned Building logs, the World of Glass, the Sentinels, the Redemption of the Gek, and the meaning of sixteen…

In addition to that, it will included a regenerated system with more wealth, economy and conflict levels for star systems and a revamped Galaxy Map that helps with navigation and getting key information. The graphics have been improved, offering “more variety and visual quality of planetary biomes and the addition of the terrain manipulator to excavate buried resources in the region.”

The new Mission Agent in Space Stations will allow players to get new tasks and new missions which are constantly generated. It covers all play styles, including scanning, trading, combat and exploration. New NPC guilds are also expected to be included. Players can increase their standing in guilds and unlock more difficult and “more rewarding” missions. There is also a portal system, allowing players to revisit planets, others bases or go to random worlds. Space flight and combat are improved and the enemy AI has been revamped, as has ship maneuvering, which will help with flights in-flight. Ships can also use rockets which the player can upgrade. A new HUD will also help combat in space. This features a communicator to help with missions or hail pirates. Atmospheric low flight assist allows players to fly above the surface as will the improved low flight and flight control.

Multiplayer is presented through “strange floating orbs” that represents up to sixteen players who can talk and explore space with one another. Interaction is limited but it’s the start of co-op. VOIP (Voice over IP) allows for voice chat with nearby people.

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