Since the launch of No Man’s Sky’s cross-play option players has been reporting issues. With Hello Games providing a new patch to address these problems.

The new patch will address chatbox, UI, and crashes players have been facing.

No Man’s Sky┬áis now available for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. It’s also available on Xbox Game Pass for a limited time.

Patch Notes

  • Fixed an issue that caused PS4 players to crash when ambiently matchmaking with players from a different platform.
  • On consoles, fixed a crash that could occur when NPC pilots get into their ships to take off (this issue had already been fixed on PC).


  • Fixed a number of issues that could prevent players from being able to see other ambient players.
  • Fixed an issue that could allow players to join a group they did not have permission to join.
  • Fixed a networking error that could occur when joining games from the frontend.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent Steam sessions from being marked full when at the player cap.


  • Fixed an issue that prevented system-level messages from appearing in the chat window if chat permissions were restricted.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Speech-To-Text to be active even when disabled in the options.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the default network permissions to be incorrect in Normal Mode.
  • Fixed an issue that made the Nexus mission board UI appear too far away in VR.
  • Fixed an issue that caused ship sounds from other players to loop constantly.


  • Fixed an issue that caused Xbox One player to be matchmade with other platforms when they had disabled crossplay at a system OS level.
  • Introduced a small load-time optimisation for Xbox One.
  • On PC, fixed a throttling issue when changing window focus.


  • Fixed an issue with depot raiding multiplayer missions that could block progress if players destroyed a depot while in their ship.
  • Fixed a rare issue that could occasionally cause multiplayer missions to fail to find an appropriate planet on which to collect a Quad Servo.
  • Made a number of minor text fixes.

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