'No Man's Sky' Update 1.58 Live on Xbox, PS4 With New Missions - Patch Notes

No Man's Sky update 1.58 is officially live on PS4, Xbox One and PC with improved multiplayer options, new missions and more detailed engine trail effects. The patch notes accompanied an official Development Update blog post Thursday afternoon.

No Man's Sky Exotics
‘No Man’s Sky’s community missions offer a chance to get Exotic consumables. Hello Games

'No Man's Sky' 1.58 Patch Notes

  • Added user permissions for multiplayer, on a per-save slot basis. Settings for visibility, damage + base editing can be customised to apply to all players, friends only, or no-one.
  • Improved the terrain edit saving system, reducing the chance of terrain regenerating. Further improvements to this system are in progress.
  • Improved the visuals of player starship trails.
  • Added archaeology missions to the available pool of missions from planetary NPCs.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent players with very large save games from saving.
  • Fixed a number of issues that prevented save games from loading.
  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly synced information in multiplayer.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause mission markers to be attached to the wrong destination.
  • Fixed a number of issues around the refiner and general inventory systems. Improved the pick and drop system of inventory management.
  • Fixed an issue that caused visual glitches in clouds at higher resolutions.
  • Fixed occasional crash in geometry streaming when exiting planet atmosphere.
  • Fixed issue where cloud shadows would interfere with reflection rendering.
  • Improved consistency between tessellated and non-tessellated terrains.
  • Improved performance when leaving planets.
  • Various memory savings, improving overall stability.
  • Various performance optimizations.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent players from going through black holes.
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to warp and get stuck on the other side of a portal.
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to enter their freighter base when it was not loaded in memory.
  • Fixed an issue where players could start their game in inappropriate systems when starting in multiplayer.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause vast numbers of Sentinel Drones to spawn.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players with pre-NEXT saves from fully upgrading their Exosuit.
  • Fixed an issue where freighter crew would change race on warp.
  • Fixed an issue where player ships could spawn on the same landing pad in multiplayer.
  • Fixed a number of cases where freighter battles were not correctly synced in multiplayer.
  • Fixed an issue where players were not able to land on other player's freighters.
  • Fixed a number of issues affecting the interaction with captains of freighters not owned by the player.
  • Fixed an issue that caused expedition length, difficulty and rewards to scale incorrectly relative to the power of the player's fleet.
  • Fixed an issue that caused players to exit their ships / exocraft while tagging a marker.
  • Fixed an issue where ships landed on freighters to be labelled ON PLANET.
  • Fixed an issue that caused player ships to have incorrect information when viewed through the Analysis Visor.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Sentinels to appear as undiscovered creatures when viewed through the Analysis Visor.
  • Fixed the axes used to calculate planet coordinates shown on the Analysis Visor.
  • Prevented players with freighters from warping other players in multiplayer to systems they would get stuck in.
  • Fixed an issue where the freighter dock lights were not correctly lit/unlit when a save was loaded on a freighter.
  • Various text fixes.

Alongside the improved performance, visuals and user customization features, No Man's Sky update 1.58 also marks the beginning of the game's promised weekly updates and community missions. Starting today, those who complete the game's first Space Anomaly mission will receive an urgent bulletin from Polo and Nada to investigate strange objects appearing in a specific corner of the galaxy. Those who find the items will earn Quicksilver and a few Exotic consumables. The rewards list includes six building parts, three decals, an emote and a character customization item. Within three weeks, more than 50 exclusive rewards will be offered to dedicated explorers.

With No Man's Sky update 1.58, there's a sense that most of the necessary bug fixing for the NEXT expansion has finally finished. The next step is to see just how well this title works as a live-service sandbox experience.

No Man's Sky is available now on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The 1.58 update is live on all platforms.

What do you think of No Man's Sky update 1.58? Are you excited for the new community mission? Tell us in the comments section!