Many of my livestream viewers and I have been saying we would like a space update for No Man’s Sky soon. The Abyss and Visions did a lot to improve planets, but things to do in space seem to be a bit neglected now. Here are some of my ideas for how to improve gameplay in outer space.
More Space combat with greater rewards
While pirate attacks are very common, completing them does not yeild much reward, just some magnetized ferrite and alien standing; they are just an annoyance, not an enjoyable gameplay feature. Bounties are cool, but they just give units, and there’s so many other way to make units. Big space battles are rare, and since NEXT they no longer give warp cell, antimatter and units like they used to.
I think big space battle should be more common, or even ever present in systems that are “At War” or other high conflict levels. Finishing these fights should give rewards again and even offer new, unique rewards to encourage players to participate in them.
Improvements to the Frigate system
Currently, we just send our frigates off and collect rewards from them when they get back. It would be nice if frigates had more engaging uses, such as having them participate in the above mentioned space battles, or letting us go with and participate in the expeditions in some capacity, which might require an overhaul to the way NPCs work in the game.
Space Whales and stuff
This isnt my idea, so I won’t describe it, I’m just mentioning it because others often have. Y’all can help explain what this feature would entail.
Derelict Freighters in Space
Same as previous. Please add your ideas on how this would work.