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No Man's Sky is a 2016 action-adventure survival video game developed and published by Hello Games for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

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No Man's Sky Antimatter Housing PS4 [closed]

This is an answer rather than a question. There are so many people asking why they don't get the Antimatter housing blueprint which happened to me, that I thought I'd give the answer. You have to ...
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No Man's Sky multiplayer with Steam and GOG users

Finally No Man's Sky has a multiplayer mode. I have the Steam version. So when I want to invite people to my game I see a list of my Steam friends that own this game. But is it also possible for an ...
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How do I visit the “Marked Planet” in Community Research?

In the new Community Research mission, the Objectives read Make contact with the Space Anomaly (I've done that) Visit the marked planet If necessary, user Specialist Polo's portal address data to ...
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How to sell or replace a frigate?

I have a very weak frigate with only 1 star. I learned that ...the frigates themselves have 5-star ratings depending on their class and traits. It is recommended that the total star rating of ...
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Can I own more then one freighter?

I rescued a (second) freighter from attacking pirates. Can I own/acquire a second freighter? If yes, how can I switch between my two (or more?) freighters?
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How to keep ships after buying them?

I bought a ship and went to go sell stuff I farmed and when I came back the ship I bought was gone! How do you keep ships after you purchase them?
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How many Monoliths are in each system?

I interacted with a Monolith and accidentally chose the wrong option (not the option that helps you locate a Portal). Now I can't interact with it, and my navigation beacon isn't locating any more ...
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What's the secret to finding the Farmer in No Man's Sky NEXT?

I've reached the point in the "Agricultural Research" base mission where I'm supposed to hire a farmer. I found the system in my Galaxy Map, warped to it, and got a waypoint on a planet: So I took ...
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Is there a way to prevent players from joining my game?

I play in creative and build bases but I’ve had times where random people join and delete parts of my bases. How to I make it so people can’t join?
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How dangerous is it to leave a base unattended?

If I let my tools unattended** (like Refiner, Storage Container, Rover etc.), how easy is it that I get robbed? ** filled with resources What exactly can an "enemy" steal from my base? Can everyone ...
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Can another player loot your grave if you are killed in a multiplayer session?

When your character dies, you will lose all of the items you possess in your current inventory. You would lose the items in your exosuit while on foot or ship while flying. After you have respawned, ...
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How do you get the recipe for projectile ammunition?

I was playing multiplayer the other day, and a friend of mine was able to craft Projectile Ammunition using Ferrite. I don't have that recipe, and he doesn't remember where he got it from, but he did ...
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How can I effectively fight against sentinels?

While completing missions to increase my rank with the guilds, I commonly come across missions that require me to raid a Planetary Harvester. When I had accepted this mission, I received coordinates ...
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Which items respawn and how often?

If I harvest everything around my base (plants, animals, stones...) how long do I have to wait until they will respawn? Is this time or event based? Are there any resources that don't respawn or ...
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How to exit the first acquired freighter in own space ship?

Following the story line in NMS, I got the help signal from a freighter captain to protect his freighter against pirates. Eventually I got his freighter for free. It seems it now belongs to me. My ...
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Fastest way to interact with NPC on PC with keyboard?

To interact with the NPCs in NMS you have to left click many times with your mouse to skip the intro dialogue again and again to get the actually possible actions (ask for language help, exchange deal,...
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How are the percentage and colors for item prices calculated?

I don't get how the percentage for items is calculated. Example: I buy 1x "navigation data" for 1'199 units (the percentage appears in green color "-27,3%"). The next time I want to sell it (at a ...
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How to loot a wrecked space ship with only small inventory space availabe? [closed]

I'm in front of wrecked space ship (it was sending an emergency signal). It is full of broken technology. Two questions: a) How can identify the hidden technology and its value behind the "broken" ...
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How to find the target planet of a previous mission in the galaxy?

I have solved a mission and want to return to the planet from a previous mission. After selecting this previous mission in P I can see my actual ship position in the galaxy. But I'm not able to see ...
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How do you move an installed upgrade to another slot?

Is it possible to move an installed (active) upgrade from any slot to another one from the same category (without destroying it)? If yes, how can I do that?
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How to mark spot as harvested/cleaned/removed/solved in analyzer?

After completely harvesting a (copper) mine this spot will still remain on my analyzer radar (PC-key F). The same is true for the "rescued crashed part" or a "stone of wisdom" (not sure about the ...
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Getting two ships onto my freighter

I found a crashed starship and added it to my collection, but now I have two starships planet side, and need a way to get to my other one after the new one is on my freighter for repair. Any ...
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Is there a way to quickly locate one's own space ship in No Man's Sky?

I've just started playing No Man's Sky, on PlayStation 4; having found the spaceship as part of the initial beginning of the game, I then wandered off to explore and mine various resources. Given the ...
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Are Capital Ships always grade A, and is there a grade S

In the NEXT update I have noticed that the "free" Capital ship that I was given after saving it from Pirates was a class A capital ship, is this always the case that the Capital ship is grade A or was ...
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How can I find a new base location?

I have picked up my old savegame for No Man's Sky: NEXT, and my existing base has been archived, as per the introduction screen, and I have the following quest. So I assume I just need to find a base ...
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In NMS, if I join a random session with my existing save, do I load in where I last logged off?

I've been playing NMS on Xbox using the "Play Game (other players may join your session)" option. I'm curious to try the "Join Game (join a session with friends or random explorers)" option. I'd be ...
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Sporadically taking damage when I fire my weapons

I didn't notice this happening on my starter ship, but I noticed it immediately upon buying my first new ship (C-class Shuttle): Whenever I fire my weapons (stock Photon Cannon), after a few shots my ...
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How do you craft the Portable Refiner in No Man's Sky Next?

Not sure if my game is bugged, but I have no option under my exosuit, spaceship, or multi tool to build the portable refiner. I've checked the technology and craft product sections. Is there a ...
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How to upgrade inventory slots, ship & multi-tool in No Man's Sky on creative mode?

My 7yo has started playing "No Man's Sky" in creative mode. They treat it like Minecraft in space - exploring, mining, finding creatures, blowing holes in things etc. However the lack of inventory ...
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No Man's Sky: Atlas Rises - How to deconstruct buildings?

I've been constructing my base, but I put a corridor in the wrong place and need to deconstruct it. I can't find anything online telling me how to deconstruct buildings... is it possible, and how do I ...
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How to get past no mans sky “snake bug”?

I've rebooted the game a few times now and each time I start a save I end up in what I can only describe as a version of snake. It shows a map like screen with symbols spread out, one of which is a ...
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What are the differences between the options when accepting communication with hostile ships?

Per my question on avoiding hostile ships, an update that is very briefly mentioned in the release logs now allows you to avoid hostile ships Atlas Rises A new HUD has been introduced to improve ...
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How do I update previously discovered planets data?

Since the 1.3 Atlas Rises Update I have returned to a planet I've previously discovered to source Gravitino Balls, however the data provided in the Discoveries menu no longer matches the planet. Here ...
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Are inventory slots shared?

Are the inventories between my exosuit, starship and exocraft shared? If I want to craft an item in my exosuit inventory and I have parts spread across all three inventories will the game know this ...
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No Man's Sky - Exocraft Tech bug

So i'm doing the Exocraft Tech missions and you have to make the three Geobays; Roamer, Nomad and Colossus - in that order. But somehow I managed to build the Colossus before the Nomad Geobay and now ...
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How do I get economical/conflict data on Galaxy Map?

The new update 1.3 has added economical data however I am unable to figure out how to get this data on the galactic map. Is there some sort of technology that needs to be installed?
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Are Starships Randomly Generated or Standardized?

With the new pathfinder update, ships have been split into four classes: Shuttle, Fighter, Hauler or Explorer. Do these classes have a standardized set of starships within them or are they randomly ...
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What's the highest Starship attributes attainable in the pathfinder update?

With the new pathfinder update, ships have been split into four classes: Shuttle, Fighter, Hauler or Explorer. Additionally, ships have been assigned a class: C - S. Finally, ships have been ...
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Is Planet-side navigation in No Man's Sky actually like traversing the surface of a sphere?

I am beginning to suspect that navigating planet-side is not like traversing the surface of a sphere. If so, what shape should I imagine to aid in navigation? I assumed a sphere, but my instincts ...
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Does Human Activity Impact No Man's Sky Economy?

I've recently been playing the new pathfinder update and realized that many buyers in the same star system have similar pricing. How does the economy work in this game? Do other players in my ...
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How long do I have to wait for poop?

I need to get coprite for my base's farm. All the farm specialist is telling me that it comes from "overfeeding" creatures. However, I can't seem to overfeed them - I feed them once, and they smile ...
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If I delete a game, will it also delete my saves?

How do you delete No Man's Sky on ps4 without it deleting the rest of the saved files?
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Can I leave my base to look for spadonium?

So I built the construction terminal and if I understood correctly, the next step is to build a science terminal, for which I require Spadonium. It doesn't exist on any planet in my base's system, and ...
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I now have 10 Atlas stones but no way to locate another atlas station

I went to my 10th Atlas station expecting to get given my 10th Atlas Stone. However the only option was a greyed-out one to hand my 10 stones over. As I only had 9 stones (I guess I must have missed ...
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How to find crashed ships fast after Foundations?

After the Foundation update of No Mans Sky, Signal Scanners, as we used to know them, are gone (and this makes all answers to this related question outdated). You got the power of building them ...
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Is spadonium listed as a scanned resource?

I've jumped through several systems now in the search for spadonium so I can build a science console in my base. I've scanned each planet in each system, but none had listed spadonium. Does this mean ...
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How can I limit my costs when buying freighters?

Is it like star ships where you should save and search to get the best one you can from the start, because you have to simply abandon your current freighter when getting a new one? Is that even an ...
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Is there an easy way to identify your home system?

I quickly found a base and claimed it on the first planet after restarting my play through. It's pretty easy to locate when I'm flitting between planets in my home system, but I need to jump to ...
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Cannot get advanced mining laser from outpost

Interacting with the outpost NPC tagged by the Specialist does not trigger the proper dialog to obtain the advanced mining laser.
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Did the Exosuit upgrade in the space stations get removed?

Prior to the new build update, whenever you visited a space station if you went to the door on the right (after you space ship rotates), there would always be an exosuit inventory slot upgrade. Now,...