I am still playing No Man's Sky. I am still not sure I can justify why I'm still playing No Man's Sky. I've no means to know for how many hours I've played it, as I've a habit of just leaving it on in the background or overnight, so I'm assuming Steam's report of 431 hours is perhaps a little high. But it's dozens. My motivation, I suppose, is more inventory slots, but my reason is really that I find it very calming. Just muddling about, an audiobook on at the same time, gathering resources to get richer for no given reason. But interspersing that calm are my constant frustrations at the incredibly obvious oversights that still dog this game after multiple patches. So below are my dream patch notes for a future update, that would help craft No Man's Sky into the game I really want to be playing.
Read the rest of this article with an RPS Premium subscription
To view this article you'll need to have a Premium subscription. Sign up today for access to more supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.See more information