First thing’s first, if you are looking to get into No Man’s Sky, or maybe even returning for a new update after a sizeable break - then you are in the right place. At the time of writing, we have nearly 100 pages of tips, tricks, and guides for one of the best open-world games in recent years, and you can find them all right here, just like the game, waiting to be explored.
You can let this page point you in directions you may not have thought of, or you can explore yourself - everything you need to know about No Man’s Sky is right here on Gamer Guides.
So if you want to build the best base, upgrade your freighter, or simply know what to do first in NMS, you will find it all here.
In this guide, you will find tips on the best way to get going in our extensive Tips and Tricks section which includes::
No Man’s Sky Guide: Getting Started Essential Beginner’s Guide
No Man’s Sky: What to Do First in NMS
No Man’s Sky: Best Mods
No Man’s Sky: How to adopt a pet companion
No Man’s Sky: How to Melee Boost
No Man’s Sky: How to use the Quick Menu
No Man’s Sky: How to learn languages in NMS
No Man’s Sky: Best way to kill Sentinels
No Man’s Sky Guide: Missions:
Our guides to the missions, which while teaching you the basics, also see you travel No Man’s Sky’s universe will also help you as sometimes, there is just so much to keep track of that it is easy to lose your way. Let us fix that for you with our guides to:
No Man’s Sky Guide: Economy
Three different types of currency? Does any game need three different types of currency? Well, that’s what you are up against with NMS and we explain what all three are used for, alongside how to make as much cash as possible with the minimum amount of effort.
No Man’s Sky Guide: Recharging equipment in NMS
No Man’s Sky does force you to get involved with a fair bit of busy work. A lot of your equipment will need recharging regularly, but how do you do that and what’s the best way to do it. We have guides on finding the following resources:
And many more? Simply look for the Recharge Equipment Items in the menu bar and seek out what you need.
No Man’s Sky Guide: Encounters
Flying around space in NMS you will come across many encounters, some rarer than others - so if you want to know what to do when you encounter a, er encounter, to make sure you get the most from it, read our guides on encounters such as:
No Man’s Sky Guide: Base Parts and Technology Modules
There are so many different things you can craft in No Man’s Sky it is easy to get overwhelmed. Our handy guides outlining the following are essential reading when it comes to building a great base first time.
And many, many more
No Man’s Sky Guide: Updates and Expeditions
The team at Hello Games took the initial product, which is fair to say was poorly received, and have worked on, added to, and vastly improved it to the point it is like a different game from what launched.
Regular updates to both single and multiplayer experiences are frequently released, often completely overhauling vast swathes of the game. Expeditions have also become a thing, and these LTM’s give players the chance to experience NMS in a totally different way. If you want to find out more about updates and Expeditions check out
And don’t forget, there’s even a Nintendo Switch version of No Man’s Sky arriving in November 2022.
No Man’s Sky Guide: Open World masterpiece
Yes a lot of NMS could be accused of getting a bit grindy, but if you want, just simply ditch off the missions, forget about the main game and start a game in Creative mode, and simply enjoy one of the best sandboxes you can play today - even now after six years of release.