No Man’s Sky free replace provides alien settlements so that you can uncover and rule

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No Man’s Sky’s newest replace is including alien settlements so that you can uncover as you discover its procedurally-generated universe. The appropriately titled “Frontiers” enlargement was first teased final month, and represents the sport’s seventeenth main replace since its launch 5 years in the past. It’s accessible to obtain in the present day, freed from cost, like the remainder of No Man’s Sky’s updates.

A quick trailer launched by developer Good day Video games provides an concept of what gamers can count on from these settlements, which come full with aliens wandering their streets. Gamers will be capable of grow to be the Overseer of a settlement, and construct it up from a small assortment of buildings into a bigger city. When you’re in management, residents will ask for assist with their issues, and the city itself will should be defended in opposition to assault.

A wretched hive of scum and villainy.
Picture: Good day Video games

Alongside settlements, the Frontiers replace consists of extra base-building components and a redesigned development interface. There’s additionally a brand new expedition which can process gamers with mapping and exploring planets, in addition to extra minor high quality of life enhancements like redesigned visible results, and the addition of deep house nebulae to fairly up the evening sky.

Frontiers seems like one other spectacular free replace for a recreation whose launch was rocky, to say the very least. However over the previous 5 years Good day Video games has turned No Man’s Sky into an expertise that arguably exceeds something its builders promised previous to its launch. No marvel it now has such a devoted following.