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No Man’s Sky’s Singularity Update Patch Notes: New Story, Cosmetics, Items, and More

The most recent NMS expansion continues expanding on Harmonic Camps and adds new items.

The No Man’s Sky Singularity update is continuing the sandbox exploration game’s story alongside another community Expedition and the addition of new cosmetics and a helmet. Released with a 1:30 update trailer, Singularity is available now for all players on all platforms.

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The Expedition presented in Singularity is part two of the lore established in the Interceptor update. Revolving around Harmonic Camps, you’ll continue exploring their origin and the origin of the corruption. This NMS Expedition is narrative focused, propelling this section of the four-part story series forward to future updates. Hello Games hints in the Singularity update notes that those interested in the story and potential future content can dig further into the narrative to find a few hidden Easter eggs along the way.

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Throughout the Expedition, you’ll be able to gather various mechanical parts, building yourself a customized automaton suit. These rewards will be unlocked across all your saved games, so once the Expedition is finished, you can take that customization back to your main Traveler.

The Automaton customization isn’t the only decorative bit of content in NMS Singularity. Both the Jetpack and Freighter have new trails, your Base can get a Living Fragment Decoration, and you can unlock the Wayfarer’s Helm or purchase the Geometric Cape schematic at the Space Anomaly.

Full No Man’s Sky Singularity Patch Notes

Here are the full Singularity update patch notes per Hello Games:

  • Expedition 10, SINGULARITY, will begin shortly, and will run for approximately five weeks.
  • The expedition sees players work alone and as a community to solve the mystery of the damaged Autophage heads found abandoned at harmonic camps.
  • Rewards for uncovering the mystery and assembling your very own mechanical Construct include a set of unique posters; new jetpack and freighter engine trail customisations; buildable Atlantideum crystals for your base; an exclusive new helmet customisation; and an entire Construct visual customisation set.
  • A layer of more hidden clues exists for players who are willing to hunt them out…
  • PC VR players can now use the virtual keyboard to name discoveries (and other nameable items).
  • Fixed an issue that caused the third-person camera pitch to be reset after using the Analysis Visor – pitch will now remain consistent as players switch between modes.
  • Players who enable auto-follow for the third person camera will now benefit from this setting in the Space Anomaly and aboard Space Stations, as well as on planets.
  • The starship’s autopilot will now prevent players from crashing into various space points of interest while engaged on the starship communicator.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some flash-to-white screen fades from respecting the setting that disabled them.
  • Upgrades to the Neutron Cannon have received an increase in their damage bonus, and a large increase to their charging time reduction.
  • Fixed an issue that could allow corrupted Sentinel drones to chain heal each other in a circle.
  • Corrupted Sentinel drones now have a cooldown on healing that is triggered if they are damaged mid-heal.
  • Fixed a crash on PC related to memory trampling.
  • Fixed a number of memory-related crashes on Xbox platforms.
  • Introduced a significant load-time optimisation for PlayStation platforms.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause players to appear in the wrong system after leaving a multiplayer session and then immediately rejoining it.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause missions that send players to visit an NPC specialist in their base to choose the wrong base.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could prevent the completion of puzzles within harmonic camps if another player in their session had completed them first.
  • Fixed an issue that caused one of the glyphs in the harmonic camp puzzles to always be 9.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause the Target Sweep to claim there was no mission target, or that the target was too distant, when this was not the cause.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the planetary section of the lightweight Creative Mode tutorial to be skipped.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented dissonant worlds from being correctly labelled when using the starship scanner on more relaxed difficulty settings.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the wrong technology name and/or icon to be used in tip text after changing ship.
  • Sentinel Interceptors now require Crystalised Hearts rather than Quad Servos to repair their hyperdrive.
  • A large number of improvements have been made to the clarity of tips and icons for the automatically generated technology pinning guidance.
  • If a mission is currently requesting the installation of a piece of technology, that item will now appear as the first item in the list of available techs.
  • Fixed an issue that could make it difficult to interact with the terminal for Nada’s simulation aboard the Space Anomaly.
  • Fixed a controls issue that could cause the starship to land when scrolling through the quick menu.
  • Fixed a number of graphical issues with shadows in the starship cockpit on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a number of particle effects to be missing on PC.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent screenspace reflections and other similar effects from rendering correctly.
  • Fixed a number of graphical issues with capes when using FSR2.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the player’s head from casting a shadow in VR when full body was enabled.
  • Fixed a minor graphical issue that could cause laser impact effects to be the wrong colour.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a red effect to appear in one eye only during the boot screen when using PSVR on PlayStation 4.
  • Introduced a number of improvements to quick menu usage in VR, making it easier & more precise to use.
  • Fixed a VR issue that could cause players to be treating as pointing at the quick menu, when in reality their hand was in front of the menu.
  • Fixed an issue that stopped players from moving in VR if they pointed at their wrist with the point to move setting enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the “Out of Bounds” VR message to remain on-screen if players reset their view while the main menu was open.
  • Fixed an inconsistency in the use of upper/lower case in the friend request popup.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the weapon charge/ammo percentage in the HUD to drop the % symbol.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause some customisation options to be unavailable in the Appearance Modifier UI.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause items within the crafting tree to be highlighted when they were not available for crafting.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the incorrect “Back” prompt to be used for the base building parts menu.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause incorrect tooltips to be displayed when using the Terrain Manipulator’s “Create” mode.
  • The clarity of expedition milestone objectives displayed in their popup has been improved.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the guidance for Quad Servos to be displayed when requesting guidance on locating Crystalised Hearts.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some starship communicator messages to linger incorrectly after a save/load.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the tip related to derelict freighter emergency signal scanners to become stuck on screen if the player deleted the signal scanner.

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