No Man’s Sky Synthesis Update Adds Ship Salvaging, Terrain Editing, and More

Published: November 27, 2019 8:02 PM /


No Man’s Sky

No Man's Sky has come a long way since its original release back in August of 2016. Development studio Hello Games have recently revealed the title's upcoming update, called Synthesis. The update brings several new features, as well as making significant changes to existing ones. The update is scheduled to release tomorrow on all platforms as it stands.

Noticeably the highlight of the No Man's Sky Synthesis update is allowing players to salvage ships for scrap. This process offers players the chance to obtain anything from products and technologies to even inventory augmentation. The following are the main things to look out for in the new ship salvage feature:

  • Introduced a new ship salvaging mechanic. Visit the ship salvage module at a space station to perform a number of ship operations, including salvaging a ship for scrap.
  • Scrap includes valuable products, new technologies and an inventory augmentation, allowing the expansion of another starship’s inventory.
  • Starship inventories can also be upgraded for a significant amount of units.
  • The starship outfitting station also has the ability to upgrade the class of starships that are not yet S-Class. This upgrade requires a significant amount of nanites.

In addition to that, the studio took into account players' feedback and substantially improved the Terrain Manipulator editing tool for much "smoother planetary editing." The update brings a 'Restore' feature to the tool, as well as improving the visuals of edited terrain for better visualization of how it will look after the process is done.

The No Man's Sky Synthesis update doesn't stop here. Base building, UI, and gameplay got its fair share of bug fixes and improvements. For example, players can now directly drag and drop items onto a piece of technology to repair or install it. This should make the process much easier and less time-consuming.

What do you think of the No Man's Sky Synthesis update? Does it have anything you were looking for? Let us know in the comments below!

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