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Endurance

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Paul McNally

Hello Games continue to expand the No Man’s Sky universe like there is no tomorrow and have now dropped the latest update - Endurance - which sees a huge overhaul of the games Freighters.

For the latest news on Endurance and its new patch, please see the bottom of the page.

External structures now let you wander outside your capital ship.

What is No Man’s Sky Endurance (patch notes 3.94)

Freighter bases have been completely overhauled in update 3.94 which is now available to download, and in good news for Switch owners, will be included when the game comes to that console in October of this year.

While your existing freighter bases will be preserved, No Man’s Sky Endurance brings with it a huge array of new Freighter parts and themed rooms which will allow you to create something much more distinctive in space than we have previously been able to do.

Freighter crew members will be milling about, making your ship feel more alive.

Freighters will now have crew members moving throughout their corridors so the whole thing should now seem a little less eerie than previously, with only two NPCs to interact with generally.

A huge visual upgrade also comes to freighters and their exteriors giving them a much more varied look - expect to see many different capital ships as you zip around space now.

We have updated our Freighter section to reflect all the chanegs in the new update so head over there for further information.

Organic Frigates

Organic Frigates are extremely cool-looking (image courtesy of Hello Games.

Organic frigates also join organic star ships in the game and look really cool and also giving you something else to worry about as they now need to be fed in order to evolve.

Freighter Farms

Build your own space farm like Matt Damon in The Martian.

Freighter farms will now be able to be constructed with specialized cultivation chambers where you can grow plants and crops and harvest them for a profit with a single interaction. It’s always good to see the quality of life improvements such as this as NMS can have quite a bit of repetition in its generic farming.

New space effects

Space has never looked this good (image courtesy of Hello Games)

Space has never looked to good as in the latest NMS update. Black Holes and gorgeous Nebula now litter the great expanse.

One of the best things about this is you can now build externally on your freighters to help you take in the view even more. Observation decks and catwalks will allow you to take in space vistas as never before.

You can also add windows to your freighter’s corridors now so you can getter another viewpoint on space as you walk around.

Quality of life improvements

Theres a new teleporter from the ship bay straight to the Bridge. Nice.

One of the reasons we love what Hello Games continues to do with NMS is the Quality of Life improvements that keep getting added. While the base building was such a large part of the game, it could at times be clunky so new mechanics allowing you to directly replace base parts without having to delete the previous part and worry about snapping your new part once again are more than welcome here.

Polestar Expedition

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Finally, the Polestar Expedition arrives and each phase will reward new collectibles as ever as you complete the cruise. The Fleet Commander’s cape being the most prized asset of them all. Check out our page above for a full breakdown of the rewards available.

New asteroids

We are also getting several new asteroid types and the starship scanner will now locate asteroids that are rich in resources.

For full details on the new patch, you can check out Hello Games’ full post to fill you in completely. We are off to play!

Endurance Hotfix 3.95

Just two days after the launch of Endurance, Hello Games released the first hotfix for new update, fixing a raft of bugs and issues.

No Man’s Sky Patch 3.95

Items gathered by fleet expeditions can now be stored in any inventory, not just the main freighter inventory.
Cargo collected from idle fleet frigates can now be stored in any inventory, not just the main freighter inventory.
Player markers now display more detailed information if that player is aboard their freighter.
Players are now given notification hints to explain how to summon or dismiss their freighter in multiplayer.
The player’s current ship is now always marked while in the freighter hangar, even if very close by.
Living frigates that are damaged can be fed from the fleet management screen to restore them to health.
Fixed an issue that could leave players in space if they were aboard a freighter that was warping to another galaxy.
Fixed an issue that caused the captain’s hologram on the Fleet Command Terminal to appear in the wrong place.
Fixed an issue that could allow frigates to warp out while the player was viewing their purchase details.
Fixed an issue that caused the Overseer’s terminal to be missing from their freighter room.
Fixed an issue that could prevent the Cycle Part option working properly after using the Swap Part function.
Fixed an issue that allowed players to activate energy shields while aboard a freighter.
Fixed an issue that could prevent players from teleporting to their freighter after manually dismissing it.
Fixed an issue that could cause the Scientist NPC specialist to become lodged inside their terminal.
Fixed a collision issue with technology room windows.
Fixed a collision issue with the Overseer’s freighter room.
Fixed an issue that could cause incorrect inputs to be registered while browsing the base parts list.
Fixed an issue that prevented the ‘View Variants’ button from working correctly while browsing the base parts list.
Fixed an issue that prevented starship automatic recharge from functioning.
Fixed a number of collision issues with the Archaic Habitation Heater.
Fixed an issue that prevented the freighter location from being correctly updated when teleporting to the freighter from another teleporter terminus.
Fixed an issue that could cause freighters to load incorrectly and players to fall through the floor when loading a save made at a save point or beacon placed aboard a freighter.
Fixed a number of issues that could stall mission progress when speaking to mission-critical NPCs or interactions, such as Nada on the Space Anomaly or Artemis’ simulation terminal.
Fixed an issue that could prevent the infestation Nexus missions from completing.
Fixed an issue that could prevent the freighter from being listed as a teleport destination when in visiting another galaxy.
Fixed an issue that could cause Nada to repeat ‘16’ forever.
Fixed an issue that allowed living frigates to become damaged when they should not have been.
Fixed a number of collision issues with freighter corridors and ladders.
Fixed a number of visual glitches with industrial-themed rooms.
Fixed a minor visual glitch with particle effects.
Fixed an issue that caused a non-functional “Windowed Mode” option to appear in the menu on consoles.
Fixed a visual glitch with asteroid creatures.
Fixed a lighting issue with the freighter Exocraft terminal.
Fixed a number of visual glitches that could occur when snapping differently-themed freighter parts side-by-side.
Improved the appearance of the icon that displays when frigate fleets are deployed to assist in space combat.
Fixed an issue that caused some large freighters not to fit correctly within the warp tunnel.
The readability of the mission notification text has been improved while using the starship in first person.
Fixed a number of visual glitches that could occur when snapping other technology-themed freighter rooms to a customiser room.
Fixed a visual glitch that could occur when warping in the freighter.
Fixed an issue that caused a small pink dot to appear on the building info popup.
Fixed a crash related to Sentinel networking syncing.
Fixed a crash that could occur when charging a piece of technology while using the Storage Container UI.
Fixed a crash related to asteroids.
Fixed a crash related to NPC navigation.
Fixed a crash related to loading specialist NPC workers.
Fixed a crash that could occur when interacting with a Fleet Command Terminal.
Fixed a crash related to freighter networking.

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    Hello Games
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    PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, XB One, XB X|S
  • Guide Release
    27 April 2022
  • Last Updated
    8 August 2022
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