If all of the useful resource gathering and engineering in Astroneer was beginning to really feel a little bit tedious, you’re in luck – the newest replace brings automation to the easy-going house sim. In the automation replace, you’ll now have some useful machines that may collect sources for you, and another instruments that’ll make maintaining you base-camp all powered up simply that bit simpler.
Two essential machines come within the replace for the house recreation – the Auto Extractor and Auto Arms. The Auto Extractor may be positioned on a useful resource node to extract these pretty supplies in a approach that’s much less damaging to the land and at a a lot greater effectivity. Auto Arms, then, transfers small objects into particular slots, permitting you to maximise the operation of your machines. The arms may be fine-tuned for particular supplies, too, to make cycles that fulfill a selected function.
From there, now we have medium and enormous canisters, to retailer all the additional sources now being generated, and sensors and repeaters. These are instruments that may be programmed to particular standards so that you don’t should be as aware about what’s happening together with your base. The Power Sensor can activate a backup generator, for instance, or a storage sensor may be set to change out canisters when one turns into empty. Several modules have been altered to make this additions work – you could find a full breakdown within the patch notes.
New fits and beauty objects have additionally been added to the administration recreation‘s retailer. The Happy Blue Visor from the trailer beneath is included, so your cosmic adventurer will lastly have a face.
The Automation replace is available now on Steam, the place the sport is at the moment diminished as a part of the Steam summer time sale.