One week after No Man’s Sky overhauled its freighters with the Endurance update, Expedition 8 – Polestar begins at this time. It additionally arrives alongside update 3.97 which fixes a complete lot of bugs.
But first, let’s go over Polestar, which looks like a drastic change of tempo from Expedition 7. Rather than the roguelike-inspired mechanics of the earlier expedition, Polestar looks like a return to a extra narrative-focused journey the place Travelers “embark on an interstellar cruise as the captain of a heavy shipping freighter, warping your metal fortress across the galaxy.”
Polestar will begin with gamers repairing your freighter’s distinctive expertise earlier than transferring on to research simply what occurred to strand your freighter in the course of open area. As with earlier expeditions, Polestar will final six weeks and affords rewards that may be unlocked throughout all of your No Man’s Sky save recordsdata.
For starters, finishing Expedition 8 milestones will reward new posters, a brand new High-Gravity Freighter Trail that makes your freighter seem like it is taking pictures miniature black holes from its exhaust pipes, and new Outlaw-themed constructing decorations such because the Navigation Archive, Data Display Unit, and Flaming Barrel.
Captains of the Polestar will unlock the Fleet Commander’s Cape, whereas finishing the expedition awards Travelers with a Child of Helios Companion egg. It’s an enormous floating jellyfish that’s principally a tiny model of the area anomaly of the identical title.
In addition to Expedition 8, update 3.97 goes dwell at this time with tons of bug fixes. Crashes associated to base constructing, freighter loading screens, and PSVR customers have been fastened, and damaged derelict freighter teleporters ought to now be working as meant. There’s additionally new Community Research missions on the Nexus to unlock the Antimatter, Golden, and Hadal Freighter Trail cosmetics.
Expedition 8 – Polestar and No Man’s Sky update 3.97 will each go dwell at this time on all platforms. Also, the subsequent update may get just a little bizarre as Hello Games’ Sean Murray (not me, we’re completely totally different individuals) has warned us emojis can now be combined to create horrifying new messages.
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