The beautiful space-based sandbox journey sport Astroneer is out at the moment on Nintendo Swap, alongside a brand new replace that — for the primary time within the sport’s six-year historical past — provides residing creatures to the world. (You possibly can learn our Astroneer assessment right here, by the way in which. We actually appreciated it, and never simply due to the house snails.)
The Xenobiology replace has been concurrently launched at the moment on all platforms, and can carry new missions to the sport that start the hunt for crucial and VERY cute pets.
““House Snails” at the moment are part of the universe of Astroneer. Gamers have the chance to realize these distinctive and extremely adaptable creatures as everlasting companions that additionally give advantages to their caretakers.
Every Galastropod loves treats and can develop into additional joyful and energized when fed. Whereas a Galastropod is full, gamers obtain a singular profit to assist of their adventures. Galastropods even have favourite meals which can lengthen the length of their profit when fed.”
Alongside house snails, there are additionally new cosmetics within the retailer, a ton of latest hats, and the announcement of a beauty to rejoice the sport’s three-year 1.0 anniversary, which might be accessible to all gamers logging in throughout a particular timeframe.
Here is the launch trailer for Swap:
And listed here are the patch notes for Xenobiology:
- Sure new missions now have required gadgets and/or everlasting rewards. Each of those enable gamers to respawn them on the nearest touchdown pad for his or her comfort (or in the event that they’ve misplaced them). Mission gadgets are restricted to a single merchandise per save, whereas everlasting rewards can be found as a single merchandise per participant.
- All kinds of efficiency efforts have been undertaken to help the Swap launch and to typically enhance participant expertise for each platform. Gamers ought to discover improved loading instances, particularly on consoles.
- We’ve actually moved the heavens to repair the difficulty some gamers expertise which trigger them to get “caught” at seemingly random factors whereas transferring. This repair solely applies to new saves in the meanwhile; previous saves must be unaffected.
- All hazardous flora has been up to date to provide a number of seeds to permit for simpler cultivation. Seed development instances have additionally been diminished (to feed your hungry snails!)
- Planets have a bigger collision quantity when choosing them from photo voltaic system view, which ought to make them simpler to pick, particularly when utilizing a controller
- Up to date localization in Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese language
- [AS-16895] Fastened a bug the place shoppers weren’t seeing the beacons from discipline shelters when in orbital view.
- [AS-16846] The “From Skinny Air” mission will now solely full if fuel is produced by an Atmospheric Condenser
- [AS-16661] Mission textual content within the mission log will now preserve its uppercasing when the mission is accomplished.
- [AS-16889] Fastened a bug the place the bumpy variant of the Sturdy squash seed was misaligned when slotted
- [AS-16639] Fastened a bug the place gamers weren’t unlocking the Wanderer Swimsuit when taking part in offline or with a poor connection
- [AS-16298] Fastened an exploit the place Used Strong Gas Thrusters have been yielding extra scrap from shredding than it value to amass the sources required to craft them from the Commerce Platform. Each new and used Strong Gas Thrusters will now produce 1.5 scrap nuggets when shredded.
- [AS-11904] Small canisters now not float when positioned onto medium canisters by an auto arm.
- [AS-7313] Fastened a bug the place a number of packagers connected to an object when packaged would trigger the additional packager(s) to develop into damaged and unusable.
- [AS-7306] Fastened a collision subject the place gadgets positioned subsequent to Daggeroot hazards may develop into inconceivable to work together with.
- [AS-7163] Fastened a bug the place Spaceport POIs have been both not spawning in any respect or at enormously diminished charges. Gamers ought to now see these way more incessantly!
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