No Man's Sky gets 'BeatByte' to create in-game music

No Man's Sky Synthesis update adds first-person exocraft
No Man's Sky Synthesis update adds first-person exocraft (Image credit: Hello Games)

What you need to know

  • No Man's Sky is a space adventure from Hello Games.
  • The title just received another update which adds a music device.
  • You can now create your own tunes in the game.
  • You can grab No Man's Sky for $28 on Amazon.

No Man's Sky is an "open-galaxy" space simulator where you can go anywhere and make a mark for yourself. The title has received a number of updates over the past several months, but today's patch may just be the coolest. Have you ever wanted to make music in No Man's Sky? Well, now you can.

Hopefully this is a bit of a nice festive surprise for folks. We have released a neat update today, adding a full audio creation application to No Man's Sky. We're calling it the ByteBeat Device! We've made a brief trailer to demonstrate the potential of the feature, but as always, we're sure that you the community will take it and run with it in all sorts of unexpected directions.

You can learn more on how to use the ByteBeat Device on the game's website. This should result in a lot of new content on YouTube, that's for sure!



Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.