In No Man’s Sky NEXT, many players have been wondering how to change the game’s camera from first-person to the new third-person perspective. Prior to the release of No Man’s Sky NEXT, the game was exclusively playable in first-person.
Following the release of No Man’s Sky NEXT, players can now enable customize and check out their avatar from a third-person perspective. To help you change up your camera view, we put together a quick guide on how to switch from first-person to third-person perspective in No Man’s Sky NEXT.
How to Change from First to Third-Person in No Man’s Sky NEXT
Switching the camera from first-person to third-person perspective in No Man’s Sky NEXT is actually a relatively simple process. First, to change your view from first-person to third-person, make sure you’ve fully installed the NEXT update. With No Man’s Sky NEXT installed, load up the game.
You’ll start out in first-person perspective, but with No Man’s Sky NEXT installed, you can change the camera over to third-person perspective by running through the following steps:
- Hit “down” on your d-pad to bring up the menu.
- Scroll until you find “Utilities” then hit X (PS4) or A (Xbox One).
- Locate “Toggle Camera View” in the Utilities options.
- Here, you can flip the Toggle Camera View from first-person to third-person mode.
- Save your changes and exit the menu.
Note that you can also switch back to first-person perspective using the steps above. With everything complete, you should now be able to play No Man’s Sky NEXT in third-person perspective, and be able to switch the camera back to first-person perspective should the need arise.
By reading through this guide, you should now know how to change the camera from first-person to third-person perspective in No Man’s Sky NEXT.