Hello Games has released a brand new patch for No Man’s Sky which addresses some issues that have come up from the crossplay update. Update 2.55 fixes nclude addressing issues on Windows 7, applying a fix so friends cannot join groups and matchmaking issues when it comes lobby sizes. The patch has been rolled out today across all platforms for No Man’s Sky and it should not be a huge one. The full patch notes are below.
No Man’s Sky 2.55 Update Patch Notes
- Fixed multiplayer connections on Windows 7.
- Crossplay players now show a different icon depending on their platform.
- Fixed PS4 friends showing a gamemode icon when playing in non English languages.
- Fix for crossplay friends not being joinable if they are in a group.
- Updated matchmaking rules to form lobbies of the correct size.
No Man’s Sky’s crossplay patch went live earlier this month when around the same time the game was added to Xbox Game Pass. With the crossplay patch players on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 can all play together.
Since that 2016 debut, No Man’s Sky has come a long, long way. Hello Games bunkered down through the first year or so, working to address some of the main complaints that players had of the game at launch, and gradually building out the feature set. It came to Xbox One with 505 Games as the publisher in July 2018 with the impressive No Man’s Sky Next update, which added support for synchronous multiplayer for the first time and broadening the use of Bases. Players were also able to create fleets of starships. This was followed by The Abyss, which expanded the underwater biomes and allowed for underwater base-building in October 2018, and then Visions the next month, which increased the variety of biomes found in general.
The next major leap forward came in August 2019 with Beyond, which expanded the online component further to allow for up to 32 players to join the same server, as well as bringing virtual reality support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Valve Index and PlayStation VR. In 2020, we’ve seen the Living Ship update add… living ships, and the Exo Mech update add bipedal mech suits to the game.
Impressively, the team still sound full of idea for what they can add to the game in future. Speaking in April, Hello Games’ Sean Murray said, “we are working up some more ambitious additions to the universe, and have so much more planned for 2020 for us to feel excited about.”
Source: Hello Games