No Man’s Sky Sentinel Update Brings New Enemies, Improved AI, Extra Missions, and More, Now Available

Hello Games has released a new update for No Man’s Sky called Sentinel, which brings a comprehensive combat overhaul, new enemies, improved AI, new lore and quests, active camouflages, Sentinel HQ, and more.

The update is now live on all platforms where you can play No Man’s Sky, and Hello Games has released a new trailer to showcase everything that awaits you in Sentinel. One of the biggest highlights of the update is the mech that can now accompany you on your galactic journey – it’s like having a dog, except your dog is a large mech that you can also ride. tidy. You can see this and more in the Sentinel update trailer below:

“The Sentinel update overhauls the in-game combat system and the enemies you encounter to create something more challenging and exciting,” wrote Hello Games founder Sean Murray in a new post blog post“No Man’s Sky is a game about exploration, but our universe has always been full of danger and danger. Sentinels watch over the planet you explore, and it’s long been a An element of more fun – while also allowing players to defeat and overcome them in more meaningful ways

Fortunately, this update brings a host of combat improvements and enhancements to the battle-hardened traveler. You have access to new weapons and upgrades, such as high-energy neutron cannons, active camouflage cloaking and new electrified stun grenades. You can even install an AI in your own Minotaur Exomech and have it protect you in battle. ”

Sentinels are also more powerful throughout the game now, Murray wrote. You’ll need to fight new elite-level drones, including Heavy, Summoners, Repair Units, and even Hardframe Exomechs. Sentinels can deploy their own mobile energy shields to block incoming attacks, and they’re outfitted with new weapons like terrain-destroying grenades and plasma-powered flamethrowers that make fighting them more difficult.

“For the brave, the location of the mysterious Sentinel Pillar has been revealed, and exclusive rewards and mysterious stories await those who destroy their droid archives,” Murray wrote. “With this Sentinel update, players will learn the legend of how Sentinel was born. As you complete a series of new story-driven missions, you will have the opportunity to reprogram and employ your own friendly AI drone, as well as recycle parts to create yourself defense.”

Additionally, the Sentinel update brings a new Exobiology Expedition, coming next week, along with tons of exclusive rewards. Here are some other additions to No Man’s Sky coming with the Sentinel update:

  • Sentinel Hardframe Mecha: Fight an all-new robotic enemy, a massive, heavily armored Hardframe mech equipped with lasers, terrain-destroying grenades, plasma-powered flamethrowers, and a high-powered jetpack that can be fired across the battlefield.
  • Comprehensive visual overhaul of the weapon: All multi-tool systems, from mining lasers to scattering blasters, have received major visual inspections and overhauls, including new and improved projectiles and beams, muzzle flashes, lighting effects, refraction, new blasters, and more.
  • Advanced Combat Upgrades: New upgrades add depth to combat, such as the ability to stun or incinerate targets with existing weapons. Additionally, the multitool can deal bonus damage to previously marked enemies, and if things get too difficult, you can run away under the new cloaking device, which, as the name suggests, will make you invisible.
  • AI Robot Companion: Players can now reassemble and reprogram their own friendly robotic drone companions and even their own Sentinel Hardframe mechs.
  • New stories and missions: Players can join the crew of Space Anomaly on an all-new story-driven mission, or raid the sinister Sentinel Pillar to access their archives and explore the secrets of Atlas and the Glass World.
  • Combat flow and feel improvements: Hello Games has implemented a huge List of tweaks and improvements With the weapon feel and fluency of “No Man’s Sky”, “create a more dynamic and impactful combat experience.”
  • new drone enemy: According to Murray, regular Senintels have been overhauled with heavy combat and shield drones, dedicated maintenance drones, and even advanced summon drones to join existing patrols.

“Last year, the No Man’s Sky team released numerous updates (including Companions, Expeditions, Prisms, and Frontiers) as well as our first expeditions (such as Beachhead, Emergence, Pioneers, and Cartographers),” Murray wrote. “I don’t doubt that 2022 will be just as productive for our small team.”

While waiting for the Sentinels update to download, please read game whistleblower No Man’s Sky review, then read the September 2021 update that brings NPC settlements to No Man’s Sky. For more details on this update, Be sure to read the full blog post.

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