The most recent main replace is shaking up the exploration sim yet again by letting you befriend and undertake wild alien creatures. Provided that the wildlife are procedurally generated, you possibly can have some extraordinarily uncommon pets.
Whenever you feed a creature, a interplay menu will pop up with choices to exploit, trip or undertake it. You’ll be able to have as much as six companions on the outset, although you possibly can unlock new slots. Companions have their very own personalities and you’ll customise them with a brand new title, equipment and decals.
You will have to earn creatures’ belief over time. They will generally want meals and your consideration, however they will do far more than merely offer you firm. They will help you when you’re exploring by in search of assets and buildings, digging up objects, looking and flagging hazards to your consideration. Companions may even use objects just like the torch and mining lasers. You’ll be able to summon them or direct them with gestures. If you happen to’re enjoying in digital actuality, you possibly can level at a location to ship your alien buddy there.
Creatures can talk together with your exosuit via a neural hyperlink from their harness to provide you some thought of their ideas, desires and desires. You will have the choice to trip large creatures as effectively.
If you happen to take ok care of your companions, they’re going to lay eggs. These can hatch to provide you a model new child creature and you’ll commerce eggs with different gamers. You’ll be able to even harness your inside to supply distinctive creatures by altering the genetic materials of eggs in an Egg Sequencer on a Area Anomaly.
The replace fixes some bugs and improves load and warp occasions on PlayStation 4. There’s additionally a welcome replace to the person interface. You should utilize analogue sticks (or hotkeys in the event you play with a mouse and keyboard) to rapidly choose choices in dialog menus and interactions.
This patch is primarily concerning the creatures, although, proper all the way down to enhancements to motion animations and “particle results emanating from creature dung.” The is accessible now on all platforms.