No Man’s Sky Foundation Update: New Gameplay Modes And Base Building Added

No Man's Sky has just gotten its Foundation update, and perhaps the heavy burden on the shoulders of the game might be lifted up with the introduction of new gameplay modes and base building.
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No Man’s Sky is certainly a game that has an ambitious scope, no two ways about that. Unfortunately, it might actually end up bearing too much burden on its shoulders in trying to offer a large scale game with so much breadth and depth, all the while without offering the chance for players to be able to build up worlds of their own. This particular tension in the game, coupled with a fair number of bugs, have certainly made it lean more towards being a failure than a resounding success. Perhaps there might be some hope for the future of No Man’s Sky with the Foundation update that has recently been released.


Hello Games has kept to their promise, introducing a spanking new Foundation update for their space exploration title. Better late than never, as the new update was promised some time in the latter part of the previous week, being made available to the masses only on Sunday morning. Well, at least there is something interesting to look forward to on a lazy Sunday morning if you felt that there was not much else that could let you jump out of bed then. With the freshly minted Foundation update for No Man’s Sky, players are able to take full advantage of new methods of playing. Among these include a couple of totally new game modes to indulge in as well as a base building system.

What about base building, then? Base building basically enables players to come up with their buildings without having to pick up an engineering degree in real life, as well as churning up more storage capacity either on a planet’s terrain, or somewhere up there space as a huge frigate. The latter would definitely be a whole lot more mobile in nature as it can move about between star systems, enabling one to bring one’s resources with you everywhere you go as you make more progress in the game itself. This will then expand the scope of No Man’s Sky even further, including being able to “hire” alien assistants as well as grow more resources. In addition, for the top tier players who have maximized their spaceship, spacesuit and multi-tool upgrades, this is something else that you can indulge in when it comes to spending your time and attention in the game in a riveting manner.

What about base building, then? Base building basically enables players to come up with their buildings without having to pick up an engineering degree in real life, as well as churning up more storage capacity either on a planet’s terrain, or somewhere up there space as a huge frigate. The latter would definitely be a whole lot more mobile in nature as it can move about between star systems, enabling one to bring one’s resources with you everywhere you go as you make more progress in the game itself. This will then expand the scope of No Man’s Sky even further, including being able to “hire” alien assistants as well as grow more resources. In addition, for the top tier players who have maximized their spaceship, spacesuit and multi-tool upgrades, this is something else that you can indulge in when it comes to spending your time and attention in the game in a riveting manner.

Well, perhaps you might want to give the No Man's Sky Foundation update a chance on your PS4 and who knows? You might end up pleasantly surprised.

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