The Next update introduces a third-person and first-person option for No Man’s Sky. This guide will tell you How To Switch First-Person & Third-Person In No Man’s Sky Next so can choose the perspective that appeals to you the most, although it’s a little tough to find.
If you’re here, you’ve likely attempted every combination of buttons on your control pad or keyboard, I know I did. Fear not, whilst it’s not as simple as most games, it’s still relatively easy to switch between the two perspectives.
How To Switch First-Person & Third-Person In No Man’s Sky Next
How To Switch In Ship
Whilst you are in your ship press “Down” on the directional pad. This will bring up a small options menu. Navigate to the left and find the “Utilities” menu, click to enter. Here you can scan for a trade outpost and also select “Switch Starship View” to change the perspective of your ship. For PC players, the button is X to open the menu.
How To Switch On Foot
If you are outside your ship, you can also switch perspective. Note: The perspectives remain regardless of the ship perspective. For example, if your ship is set to third-person and you vacate your vehicle, you will transition to whatever your foot perspective is set to.
Press “Down” on the D-Pad. Then navigate to the left to bring up the “Utilities” menu. From there you have several options including your torch, secondary weapon and toggle camera view. Select “Toggle Camera View” to switch between first and third-person perspective. For PC players, the button is X to open the menu.
And that’s How To Switch First-Person & Third-Person In No Man’s Sky Next.
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