More than six years after its original release, No Man’s Sky finally arrives on Switch today with a new Waypoint update, bringing the game to the new 4.0 version. This update is available on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, Switch and PC as of today.
As for what to expect, Waypoint is best described as a major overhaul to No Man’s Sky that aims to make the game easily accessible to players, regardless of the experience they’re trying to get out of. If you want something more relaxing and idyllic, you can do that. If you want a more challenging experience, the Waypoint update lets you do that too.
“Access the universe of No Man’s Sky from anywhere in the 4.0 Waypoint update, debuting on Nintendo Switch and overhauling gameplay basics including game modes, space size, and gameplay. advertising and usability, milestones, itineraries, etc.” No Man’s Sky Waypoint Blog Post read. “Adjust every aspect of the game to your unique playstyle with custom game modes. Get into action fast with existing preset difficulty, or tweak everything from economics to battle challenges. Fight to survival difficulty to perfect your experience.”
In conjunction with today’s Switch release and Waypoint update, Hello Games released a new trailer that gives a preview of what to expect in version 4.0 of the game:
As you can see, Waypoint is bringing a lot of changes to No Man’s Sky. Besides game mode customization, there are new seamless auto-save features, commercial rocket launch, new inventory overhaul with streamlined item management, exclusive Transformation rewards, and more. unique, etc. Be sure to read the whole thing Waypoint’s blog post for all details.
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