Astroneer Patch 131 Available Now

By Lucy Wood, 9 months ago
The latest patch for space exploration adventure Astroneer, currently in Game Preview as an Xbox Play Anywhere title, improves performance and changes how players interact with save files. All the details are in the patch notes below.

Astroneer

CONTENT CHANGES

- 8 new rock-based discoveries available for research

SAVE FILE UX ON SATELLITE MENU

- Can delete saves
- Saves use fixed numbered slots
- Most recent save selected by default
- Disable starting new game when saves full

TWEAKS

- Reduced camera auto-adjustment so it interferes less when using gamepad
- Updated attenuation settings on refinery audio. No longer playing as 2d.
- Adjusted the Terrain cursor analog stick motion curve

PERFORMANCE

- Improved physics update efficiency.
- Plant Materials updated to be less GPU intensive.
- Major optimization to base networks and tethers.
- Significantly reduce network bandwidth usage.
Patch 131 for Astroneer is available now on Xbox One and PC.
Lucy Wood
Written by Lucy Wood
Lucy wasted her youth in the pursuit of music, art and stories. Eventually she discovered that video games combine all three with shooting and exploding stuff and a gamer was born.