Nov 29th, 2016

One of the best new additions to games this generation has been photo modes. By giving players free control over a frozen world, developers have been able to allow players to take incredibly creative photos of the worlds they’ve inhabited. No Man’s Sky’s Foundation update finally brings Photo mode to this gorgeous game. Although the process could use some simplifying, accessing Photo mode is as simple navigating to the options menu, turning it on, and accepting the confirmation. From there, No Man’s Sky sheds the UI you’ve probably grown accustomed to, dawning a cleaner look almost as if from an other-worldly

Although the process could use some simplifying, accessing Photo mode is as simple navigating to the options menu, turning it on, and accepting the confirmation. From there, No Man’s Sky sheds the UI you’ve probably grown accustomed to, dawning a cleaner look almost as if from an other-worldly postcard. ¬†Once enabled, you can take pictures to your heart’s content with a capture card, the PS4’s Share Button, or however you please on your PC. The procedural generation makes almost everything in No Man’s Sky’s various worlds so photogenic that we struggle to figure out why this wasn’t added in the day-one patch.

Below, you’ll find pictures of bases people have built and various planets they’ve discovered. And some of these make really good wallpapers!