Hello Games has updated No Man’s Sky to version 3.05 on PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s everything that you need to know about this update.
No Man’s Sky is continuing to get strong post-launch support from Hello Games. The updates for the game increased in frequency after the launch of the Origins update. They have stopped somewhat for the past few weeks and the last major patch was released on October 9, which updated the game to version 3.03.
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Ahead of any announcements, users on PS4 and Xbox One are reporting about a new update releasing for the game. This update is roughly 4.2 GB in size on the PS4 and should be similar for the Xbox One. It is not out as of yet on Steam.
As for the patch notes, there are not experimental update patch notes available on PC, nor there has been any indication of what is being added in this update. We have compiled a list of changes from users that are a part of this update.
No Man’s Sky Update 3.05 Patch Notes
- Derelict freighters have been rebalanced for increased challenge.
- Low temperatures are more extreme, security systems are tougher and more efficient at locating intruders, aliens are more aggressive, and all hostile lifeforms are more difficult to defeat.
- Added the possibility of looting Quicksilver to derelict freighters. This will be available for the next few weeks.
- The scrap dealer on Space Stations now stocks a range of base parts, decals, banners and a Horrific Flesh-Helmet.
- The scrap dealer now trades in a new black market currency, Tainted Metal, which can be salvaged from derelict freighters.
- The scrap dealer also now stocks Repair Kits.
- Added two new player titles, which may be earned via in-game achievements and selected at the Appearance Modifier.
- Improved the notification icons shown when entering freighters and derelict freighters.
- Fixed an issue that caused hostile creatures to fall through the floor of derelict freighters.
- Fixed an issue that caused derelict freighter doors to take too long to open.
- Fixed an issue which could cause derelict freighter messages to linger after leaving the freighter without fully exploring it.
- Fixed an issue which caused the Lost in Space mission to linger after leaving a derelict freighter.
- Fixed an issue that could occasionally cause the guild envoy and scrap dealer rewards for completing a derelict freighter to be the wrong way around in Korvax systems.
- Fixed an issue that could cause derelict freighters to despawn if the player attempted to fix or install technology on their ship while at a distance.
- Fixed an issue that could cause aquatic fauna to be listed as “extinct” when discovered.
- Fixed an issue that could occasionally prevent creatures from spawning where or as often they should.
- Fixed an issue that could cause teleporters to display the wrong galaxy name for some early galaxies.
- Fixed an issue that prevented the Exocraft mining laser from harvesting resources from terrain deposits.
- Fixed an issue that could cause freighter base parts to be unpowered when constructed in specific locations within the freighter.
- Fixed an issue that could cause weather effects to occur beyond the planetary atmosphere.
- Fixed an issue that could cause frigate expeditions to reward deprecated products.
- Introduced a memory-management optimisation and fixed a number of memory-related crashes on console.
- Fixed some rare crash issues.
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So far, this is the only confirmed change from users. We will update with the official patch notes once they are available. In the meanwhile, if you notice any change, please let us know in the comments below.
No Man’s Sky is available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.