No Man’s Sky Update 1.23 Today Includes a 30fps Lock Option on PS4, Bug Fixes

March 17, 2017Written by Jason Dunning


Hello Games has announced that No Man’s Sky update 1.23 is now available to download on PlayStation 4 and PC. According to players, it’s 1.96GB on PS4 and 135MB on PC.

Along with fixes for some of the main issues and bugs reported by players, 1.23 also includes a 30 frames-per-second lock option on PS4. Here’s the full list of patch notes:


  • Optimised HBAO so that it runs faster
  • Added an option to lock framerate on PS4 to 30fps to keep the frame-rate stable
  • Default to frame lock on for PS4 and off for PS4 Pro
  • Improved vehicle audio
  • Improved performance of UI rendering in HDR
  • Added error messaging for failed uploads to Steam Workshop
  • Colossus camera is now slightly further back when moving at speed
  • Exocraft mining lasers are now easier to aim up
  • Increased yield from Autonomous Field Mining Units
  • Adjust colossus collision to make it harder to go underground
  • Enable Steam Controller in base reporting and Steam Workshop base upload
  • The animation when exiting the Colossus is improved
  • Exocraft mining laser uses less fuel but is less effective in combat


  • Fixed a rare bug that could cause players to fall through the floor when exiting a ship
  • Fixed texturing issue in freighter bases
  • Fixed and inventory exploit when purchasing multiple ships in a freighter that allows you to duplicate your ship’s inventory
  • Fixed a bug that causes freighters to be too cheap
  • You can no longer build the Exocraft Terminal in freighter bases, this prevented players from being able to complete the vehicle missions
  • Fix for ships spawning on top of each other
  • Fixed a crash in physics
  • Fixed a crash resulting from running out of memory
  • Fix for certain UI elements having over-saturated colours in HDR
  • Fix for font anti-aliasing in HDR
  • Fix for HDR rendering being dark on some TV models
  • Fixed a visual issue with the T-shaped corridor
  • Fixed issue with Colossus Exocraft’s wheels sinking through the ground
  • Fixes for the white sphere that shows when at the photo mode boundary
  • Fix for ladders vanishing in bases
  • Fixed a crash when uploading and downloading bases using Steam Workshop
  • Fixed an issue caused when dying in permadeath with the inventory screen open
  • Fixed a bug causing poor performace when in a vehicle near predator creatures
  • Sentinel drones now investigate correctly when in a vehicle

If you haven’t played No Man’s Sky this month, the big Path Finder Update launched on March 8, and it brought PS4 Pro support, a permadeath mode, online base sharing, and much more.

[Source: No Man’s Sky, Reddit]