The Planet Crafter Update 0.5.005 Patch Notes (Insects & Waterfall)

The Planet Crafter update 0.5.005 is rolling out on PS4 and Xbox One. According to the official Planet Crafter patch notes, the latest Insects & Waterfall update added 3 new biomes, 15 new butterfly species, beehive and honey and much more.

Recently, a major update added new features, changes, and quality of life improvements. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues while playing the game.

Today’s The Planet Crafter patch 0.5.005 will address a few of these issues. Check out more details below.

The Planet Crafter Patch Notes (0.5.005) – August 2, 2022

Major changes :

  • Biomass unit is now the sum of 3 units : Plants, Insects, Animals (not yet implemented)
  • Plants generation remplace the biomass generation on existing machines
  • Reduced Nuclear Fusion Generator power input from 1625 to 1485 (Could lead to power shortage on your save, just add new power sources)
  • Larvae appears naturally in the world after the trees stage

New Biomes :

  • Waterfalls
  • Meteor Field
  • Mushrooms River

New objects :

  • Biomass screen
  • Incubator
  • Beehive
  • Butterfly dome
  • Farm
  • Honey
  • Super food pack
  • 3 types of wild larvae (common, uncommon, rare) (Place in incubator to create new species)
  • 15 butterflies species (some are craftables, orther can be found in the world)
  • Bees
  • Silk farm
  • Butterfly farm
  • Butterfly display case
  • Fence (Unlockable via blueprints)

Balancing :

  • Increase some Tree seeds oxygen multipliers
  • Some tree seeds have to bee unlocked
  • Genetic manipulator produce tree seeds more quickly
  • Increase plants generation for most of plants generating machines
  • Reduce Trees spreader t3 energy consumption
  • Reduce trees spreader t1 unlocking level (from 6.5e+07 to 4.5e+07)
  • Reduce trees spreader t2 unlocking level (from 7.5e+09 to 6e+09)
  • Reduce terraformation index required for trees stage
  • Reduce terraformation index required for insects stage


  • 5 new achievements
  • Improve Polish localization (Thanks to Tominion on discord)
  • Improve English localization (Thanks to Neuromution on Steam forums)
  • Fix loading / saving errors when using different devices to play (Thanks to akarnokd on Discord)
  • 2 New golden crates
  • Added 2 new drop levels for end game loot (better loot in crates for current end game)
  • Added a background on machines informations
  • Add allowed surfaces for wall screens (windows, corridors, biodome)
  • Improve scroll on save file menu
  • Fix craftstation t2 title missing
  • Fix interiors too shiny in certain areas
  • Reduce trees spreader t3 number of trees (from 55 to 45)
  • Pod x4 is unlocked sooner with blueprints
  • Change some recipes
  • Change some unlocking values
  • Biomass unlocking can now be see directly via the blueprints screen
  • One new meteo event
  • Increase inventory size of shredder machine


  • Improve performance for all trees rendering (add better LODs)
  • Improve food growers performances
  • Improve fusion generator performances
  • Default FPS is now 60 (not infinite)
  • Do not spawn (and hide) herbs untill the herbs stage

Bug fix:

  • Improve placement of objects on outside foundation grids

Download free the Planet Crafter update 0.5.005 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson
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