Hello Games has announced the release of a brand new update for No Man’s Sky. The Living Ship update introduces a new class of biological ship, a new story mission, mysterious space encounters, space NPCs and more.
Going into more details, Update 2.3 adds a new class of ships, Living Ships. Living Ships are sentient starships to add to your fleet, growing in dozens of procedurally-generated variations. Moreover, these spaceships feature their own set of unique organic technologies.
As said, this update also adds a new series of missions, Starbirth. These missions will take players through the ancient Korvax experiments that led to the birth of these sentient starships.
Furthermore, this update adds Space NPCs. Players can also experience rare encounters with mysterious space objects and strange new lifeforms while pulsing through a star system.
Lastly, this patch improves overall performance. For instance, it introduces a number of significant GPU optimisations to terrain rendering. It also brings a number of significant optimisations to terrain generation, as well as a number of significant memory optimisations.