“We now have all the time needed beginning a brand new expedition to be an thrilling refresher, a method for knowledgeable gamers to discover a new perspective on No Man’s Sky, or for brand spanking new gamers to search out part of the universe they hadn’t but skilled,” the devs say. “However this very busy yr, and the limited-time nature of the expeditions, has meant that it has been troublesome for some individuals to take part in them. As a one off, we needed to present individuals who missed out on any of this yr’s expeditions one other likelihood to expertise the distinctive challenges and rewards they supplied over this Thanksgiving and Christmas interval, when life slows down a bit and hopefully offers us all extra free time! We’ve even managed to carry again the Normandy as a reward for many who missed out, which I do know so many have requested for.”
Every expedition has been “tweaked” to suit a two-week window, with a brand new beginning planet. First up is Expedition 1: Pioneers, which is reside now and runs till December seventh. Then, from December eighth to the twenty first, it is Expedition 2: Beachhead/Normandy, adopted by Expedition 3: Cartographers from December twenty second to January 4th. Lastly, there’s Expedition 4: Emergence, from January fifth to the nineteenth. An replace with quite a few bug fixes and quality-of-life enhancements comes alongside the expedition; you possibly can try the patch notes to see the complete checklist of fixes.
The devs add that “already work has began on some thrilling plans for 2022” — we’ll preserve an eye fixed out for what these plans is likely to be. Within the meantime, will you be diving again into No Man’s Sky to revisit these expeditions? Tell us within the feedback!