I don’t know how to describe the game No Man’s Sky has become at this pointand the latest free update called Sentinel is a perfect illustration of why. It overhauls combat and adds new enemies that, among many other things, lead to quests seems to have more in common with Block effect more than a peaceful space sim. Also mechs? You can build your own now.
Sentinels are a mysterious legion of harassing combat drones No Man’s Sky players across the galaxy, and the latest free update, went live today, giving them a big upgrade. There are new types of Sentinels called Heavy Combat Drones, as well as new weapons for them to deploy, like long-range mortars that scar the surface of the planet. But players will have access to new tools of their own, including mid-battle cloaking technology, and colorful improvements to jet pack.
Here is the intro:
I won’t go through everything in nodules 3.8 pieces of meatbut here are some other interesting additions worth highlighting:
- Build your own drone companion
- Customize your mech with new Sentinel upgrades
- Give your autopilot mech
- Added Sentinel Pillars that hide information about their origins
- Portable shell in the form of a holographic energy shield
- New fast travel system between planets
- Multi-axis rotation in construction mode
- Neutron cannons can fire quickly or power up explosions
- Improved frame rate and image quality for players with high-end PCs
I’ve only listed half of what’s in the Sentinel update and it’s already an impressive amount, but what’s even wilder is No Man’s Sky keep getting free expansions like this almost six years after debut. In addition to being a poster child for disaster redemption at launch, Hello Games’ ambitious survival game continues to be one of live service’s biggest success story.
The next milestone in that journey is porting No Man’s Sky to Nintendo Switch later this year. We’ll see how that plays out, but in the meantime, stay tuned to find out whatever Hello Games plansned for Its major 4.0 update continues.
https://kotaku.com/no-mans-sky-free-sentinel-3-8-mech-ps5-hello-games-mass-1848547125 No Man’s Sky looks like a mass effect in the new 3.8 Sentinel update