NMS Update 4.06 Patch Notes (No Mans Sky 4.06) – Nov 8, 2022

A new NMS update 4.06 is rolling out on PS4, PS5(4.006.000), PC, and Xbox One. According to the official NMS 4.06 patch notes, the latest update brings a long list of gameplay optimizations and bug fixes. Apart from this, NMS patch 4.06 also includes performance improvements.

Previously, a major free No Man’s Sky update 4.0 added a long list of bug fixes and changes. Recently, a hotfix 4.03 added various tweaks. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues when trying to play the game. Today’s NMS version 4.06 will fix a few of these issues.

Read more details below.

NMS 4.06 Patch Notes (4.006.000) – November 8, 2022

  • Story summaries for the various NPC base specialists have been added to the Collected Knowledge page of the information portal.
  • Plaque interactions will no longer loop back to the first piece of history for that planet’s race after completing every interaction.
  • Abandoned building interactions will no longer loop back to the beginning of the first story after completing every interaction.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause some journey milestone guidance missions to become stuck in a loop.
  • Players joining a friend’s game directly from the frontend but without a valid save slot will now have the option to customise their difficulty settings.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause all planetary Drop Pod missions in the same system to complete when loading a save where one had been recently completed.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause the shortcut button to take players directly to a newly unlocked guide entry to fail to work correctly.
  • Addressed a bug that clamped the craftable amount for an item at the size of its current stack – crafting amounts can now be adjusted up to the current free inventory space.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause the shortcut button to take players directly to a newly discovered mineral/plant/creature to fail to work correctly.
  • The shield strength, hull strength, and combat manoeuvrability of hostile starships now scales correctly with the space combat difficulty setting.
  • The non-functional companion summoning options have been removed from the starship Quick Menu.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause the Stasis Device and the Fusion Ignitor crafting steps to spill beyond the edges of the screen.
  • Fixed a collision issue affecting some Alloy door parts.
  • Addressed a bug that caused the living frigate “Feed” options to appear when talking to standard frigate captains aboard your freighter.
  • Addressed a bug that caused the non-functional technology warning to be displayed twice for blocked slots.
  • Addressed a bug that could appear to present the freighter inventory as valid when no freighter was owned.
  • Addressed a bug that caused invalid text to appear in some journey milestone guidance missions.
  • Addressed a bug that caused unpurchaseable slots to flash as selected despite the ship or multi-tool in question having reached the max inventory size for its class.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause invalid items to be awarded from derelict freighter containers.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause the wrong inventory to be increased when unlocking new slots.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause inventories to be scaled or scroll incorrectly.
  • Addressed a bug that could allow players to interact with hidden inventory items while using the expanded inventory.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could leave some Multi-Tools with unremovable broken technology after that technology was repaired.
  • The Living Ship now uses the correct inventory labels.
  • Addressed a bug that could cause invalid text to appear in various mission information fields when several Planetary Drop Pod missions were active at the same time.
  • Addressed a bug that caused some UI elements to overlap the bottom of the inventory screen.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause inventory numbers to spill outside of their icon in particular languages.
  • Fixed inventory readability issues caused the background to be too transparent in VR.
  • Fixed a number of particle flickering issues in VR.
  • Fixed a number of visual glitches that could occur while using the Appearance Modifier.
  • Fixed a number of rendering issues affecting Oculus/Meta VR headsets.
  • Fixed a PC-only issue that could cause network settings to be unavailable without explanation.
  • Fixed a number of memory issues related to FSR 2.
  • The visual quality of FSR 2’s Ultra Performance mode has been increased.
  • Fixed a number of multiplayer game invite issues that affected Xbox platforms.
  • Addressed a bug that could scramble information important to modders.
  • Fixed a crash related to playing custom ByteBeat tracks.
  • Fixed a rare hang that could occur when summoning the Space Anomaly using a hotkey.

Download free NMS update 4.06 on Sony PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Xbox One.

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