Hello Games has announced a new Halloween event for No Man’s Sky in the form of Expedition Four: Emergence. The seasonal event, which begins today, will feature a new narrative — the first the game mode has had — as well as several gameplay features and enhancements.
In Expedition Four: Emergence, players will find themselves stranded on a planet called Wasan, which has been “ravaged by dust storms” and “infested with Titan Worms”. Players are tasked with locating the Titan Worm impact sites, destroying Hungering Tendrils and collecting Vile Spawn that’s left behind. Cleansing the planets of “cursed dust” and sandworms will eventually unravel the dark narrative to the player and unlock exclusive rewards along the way.
Alongside the new Expedition, the update also brings with it an assortment of new gameplay features, including a varied collection of sandworms that players will encounter as well as revamped particle effects for meteors, muzzle flashes, explosion, burrowing fauna dust, billowing smoke, and laser impacts. Following on from the companions update that was released earlier this year, the game will also add the ability to tame and grow a sandworm companion to feed, pet, ride, and explore the universe with. They can also fly.
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