Exploration Update is Live!

Shodan/ Settembre 4, 2019/ Astroneer

Hello Astroneers! This month’s update is a fun one, as we are finally adding jetpacks to the game! We hope you all have fun flying around planets and getting higher and further than you ever have explored before!

Now for the patch notes:


New objects have been added to the game!

Hydrazine Jet Pack

  • Provides sustained direction thrust, consumes hydrazine.
  • Printed from: Backpack
  • Resource Cost: 1 Titanium Alloy
  • Byte Cost: 15,000

Solid-Fuel Jump Jet

  • Provides additional boost when jumping, limited time usage.
  • Printed from: Backpack 
  • Resource Cost: 1 Aluminium Alloy
  • Byte Cost: 5,000

Small Camera

  • Takes instant photograph when slotted, delayed when placed on the ground.
  • Printed from: Backpack
  • Resource Cost: 1 Steel
  • Byte Cost: 2,500


  • An inexpensive illumination device that is used to provide temporary guidance for 15 minutes before expiring.
  • Printed from: Backpack
  • Resource Cost: 1 Organic
  • Byte Cost: 350

Field Shelter

  • Packable shelter that creates a new save and spawn point.
  • Printed from: Small Printer
  • Resource Cost: 1 Silicone , 1 Graphene
  • Byte Cost: 8,000

Reaction Slots

Special slots are now available on the new Hoop platforms, Arch Platform, and Ring Storage. When a platform is triggered by a Player or Ball (zebra, beach, recreational sphere), it will activate any item that is attached.

Large Hoop Platform A

  • Recreational Item
  • Printed from: Medium Printer
  • Resource Cost: 2 Aluminium Alloy, 1 Copper, 1 Ceramic
  • Byte Cost: 4,000

Large Hoop Platform B

  • Recreational Item
  • Printed from: Medium Printer
  • Resource Cost: 1 Aluminium Alloy, 1 Steel, 1 Copper
  • Byte Cost: 6,000

Large Storage Ring

  • Recreational Item
  • Printed from: Medium Printer
  • Resource Cost: 1 Aluminium Alloy, 2 Ceramic
  • Byte Cost: 2,500

Extra Large Arch Platform

  • Recreational Item
  • Printed from: Large Printer
  • Resource Cost: 2 Steel, 2 Titanium
  • Byte Cost: 7,000

Updated the art of the following objects to match the current art style

  • Chemistry Lab
  • Crane
  • Small Battery
  • Medium Battery
  • Large Seat
  • Medium Wind Turbine
  • Trade Platform
  • Winch


These “Quality of Life” issues have been addressed in this update.

  • Players can now manually toggle the orientation of the Medium Storage.
  • Lowered the volume on deform noises so that players can hear the notification pings
  • Reduced the cost of the Hydrazine Thruster Recipe to: 1 Tungsten & 1 Steel

The following bugs have been fixed as of version 1.4.15

  • [AS-7447] – Platforms will no longer sink into the ground if terrain around them is manipulated in anyway
  • [AS-6385] – Large Rover will no longer fall through the ground when the terrain tool is used around it or when a drill is active.
  • [AS-7986] – Tooltip for the broken Large Platform B now says Detritus as expected.
  • [AS-7876] – Audio Listener position works properly on spherical worlds
  • [AS-7872] – LOD for some aspects of the trade platform have been extended.
  • [AS-7870] – Small battery no longer has overlapping plugs.
  • [AS-7795] – The Odd Stone on the Gateway Station now has proximity highlight for controller players.
  • [AS-7789] – Both the Large Storage Silo A and Large Storage Silo B can now be shredded in the T4 shredder.
  • [AS-7785] – Soil Centrifuge now returns resources to upright position after extracting soil, even when there are no slots for the resources to be placed on.
  • [AS-7782] – Gateway station now has correct mouse-over UI in orbital view, even after flying to and from several planets.
  • [AS-7735] – Changes made to customization options when both users have their customization menus open are now reflected to each other.
  • [AS-7732] – Modules are now able to automatically pull resources from the Large Storage Silo A and Large Storage Silo B.
  • [AS-7725] – All decorators on Desolo now giving players organic when harvested.
  • [AS-7555] – All three printers will now swap out the proper quantities of resources when switching between two items that require different amounts of the same ingredient to print.
  • [AS-6925] – XL Platform B’s oxygen indicator is now only on when the platform is actually connected to oxygen
  • [AS-6554] – Tethers that were previously disappearing are now spawned in the air next to the player and drop to the ground.
  • [AS-5042] – Wind vanes and decorators now have synced wind response to wind streaks.
  • [AS-4384] – Repackager and Dynamite are both more closely oriented to the item they are attached to.


  • [AS-7787] – Research Chamber appears as expected for client when they leave relevance then to it.
  • [AS-7552] – Resources deposits will no longer disappear from client’s perspective occasionally.
  • [AS-6705] – Client is now able to use Soil Centrifuge if they have left the area and returned.

Thanks for reading friends! Just a few final words:

1. Reiterating this one: we are really excited to announce that we have partnered up with Party City and Amscan to produce TWO Astroneer suit costumes for Halloween this year! You will be able to find them at participating Party City locations and online! You can pre order them RIGHT NOW online for yourself or the young ones in your life so they can be the coolest space explorer this Halloween! We have already seen a few of these out in the wild and couldn’t be more excited.

2. We posted a vlog this week! Make sure you watch for details about dedicated servers!

Watch this video on YouTube.

3. Also, ICYMI: Astroneer is coming to PS4 on November 15th, 2019! You can pre-order the game right now digitally, and, we will have physical versions on both PS4 and Xbox for sale on that same day! Pre-Order links:

Digital PS4: LINK[store.playstation.com]
Physical PS4: LINK[www.amazon.com]
Physical Xbox: LINK[www.amazon.com]