No Mans Sky Synthesis Update

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"New worlds"
Improved color pallette
Alien artifact collection
Crashed freighters are now procedural. Can be 'raided'
Rainbows
New fauna
Salvagable alien scrap
5x the planetary biomes
Corrupt sentinel drones
Archeology. Digging up rare alien skeletal remains
New emotes
Global community missions
Visual enhancements including skies and atmospherics
New precious materials
Harsher environments
Fireworks
New base parts
More to come
 
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Spiritech

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Not joking, is anyone still playing this? Must be if they are making content still.
Yea seems to have a dedicated player base. I still wander around in it, I find No Mans Sky and Forza games to be my relaxation games.
 
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I'm curious how the game would be scored if it released today in this updated state.
It definitely would score better probably around ~85 meta i'm thinking, people who need a lot of structure in their games will probably never enjoy NMS. Also i'm not sure it would still meet the hype that a lot of people had for it, but its very much improved over the base game. Base building and coop were huge additions alone. One thing I can think of that I would really like to be added would be colonized planets.
 

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Do all you need is the base game NMS to get all the updates and stuff they’ve added to the game for free? It’s on sale digitally for $25 on the MS store. I’ve wanted to try this game out for awhile.
 

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Do all you need is the base game NMS to get all the updates and stuff they’ve added to the game for free? It’s on sale digitally for $25 on the MS store. I’ve wanted to try this game out for awhile.
Yep, that's all you need. Everything since launch has been free updates.
 
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lowdru2k

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Picked this up on that sale for $25. I tried it out this morning. About to fly off in my ship for the first time. I’m really liking it so far.
 
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I played it for a bit maybe last year or year before, sometime after they added one of the big updates. Seemed like a fun game but I don't think the open world do whatever you want works for me anymore. Although I suppose if I had a crew to fly around with it might be more enjoyable.
 

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I'm curious how the game would be scored if it released today in this updated state.
6 out of 10. Problem is it is still the same game it was back when it released, there is just more of it. Only difference would be less controversy spread throughout the review.
 

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6 out of 10. Problem is it is still the same game it was back when it released, there is just more of it. Only difference would be less controversy spread throughout the review.
Yeah, played it right after that huge update that seemed to make most media outlets not hating on it anymore.
Didn't enjoy it at all I'm afraid... I'm sure I played it wrong, but running around hiding from sentinels and animals when trying to mine materials for whatever it is that's supposed to take me from the barren planet I just landed on just isn't fun... at all.
I did find it interesting when on space station trying to learn alien languages though. But then it's right out there again, mining and running away all over again.
 
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I’m still enjoying the game. I got to a second planet and started base building.

If you don’t like exploring, surviving, and gathering resources like in say Minecraft then yes you’ll not like this for long. I for one like that about these types of games.