How to Build in No Man’s Sky
No Man’s Sky is back in the limelight thanks to the introduction of its new NEXT update. Incorporating features such as multiplayer, frigates, and a visual overhaul, chances are you could be hopping back into No Man’s Sky’s virtual universe for the first time in a while. If this sounds like you, you’ve likely missed out on the previous updates that No Man’s Sky has received, one of which introduced the ability to build. Well, fear not, as we’re here to guide you through everything you need to know to build in No Man’s Sky.
Allowing players to construct a number of structures and objects, the build feature lets players mold the planets they discover as they see fit. From the number of bases and structures players can create to aesthetic touches and additions to the environment, the system has only improved with time and now has a vast array of choices and options for adding a personal touch to different planets and environments.
Accessing this system is simple: Players need only press up on the directional pad, which will take them to the menu of available structures and components to create. Afterward, they can choose what and where they build an object based on the resources they’ve collected. It should be noted that if players don’t have all of the necessary components to create the structures they want, they will be unable to craft it until they have tracked down the necessary resources. Luckily, the number of components and types of base components available to players to craft and build has been increased several times, offering a slew of different options should you be unable to craft a specific item at a given time.
Likewise, thanks to No Man’s Sky’s new NEXT update, players are no longer limited to how many bases or structures they can create, or where they can create their bases. Players can create as many bases as they like, as intricate or simple as they like, and on any terrain. This includes in high, rocky terrain or submerged in water, and everything in-between.
For more on No Man’s Sky and its NEXT update, be sure to check out our wiki.