Galactic Map

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The information from this article is up-to-date as of 13 August, 2019.
Galactic Map shows information on Mepsest system

Galactic Map is a feature.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Galactic Map is a feature in No Man's Sky universe where the player can explore and discover star systems across the vast universe. It is available when the player is in space in their starship and can be accessed by pressing Psbutton.dpaddown.png/Key.m.png/Xboxbutton.dpaddown.png (PS4/PC/Xbox) or using the Freighter Warp Map on the freighter's bridge.

Visited systems are interconnected with faint grey lines and are marked with a white dot with a circle around it.

At the top of the Galactic Map screen there are two options available, Destination and Filter.

Destination[edit | edit source]

It shows the distance in light-years for the current destination.

Filter[edit | edit source]

It shows different colour coding for the star systems, but there is no in-game legend for explaining these.

Controls[edit | edit source]

Action PS4 PC Xbox Updated to
Destination Psbutton.dpadleft.png Psbutton.dpadright.png KEY.Q.png KEY.E.png Xboxbutton.dpadleft.png Xboxbutton.dpadright.png
Filter PSBUTTON.DPADUP.png Psbutton.dpaddown.png Action.forward.png Action.back.png XBOXBUTTON.DPADUP.png Xboxbutton.dpaddown.png
Scan Discoveries ? KEYWIDE.TAB.png XBOXBUTTON.RSPUSH.png
Select nearest
(after scanning started)
Psbutton.l1.png ? ?
Deselect current system ? Key.mouseright.png XBOXBUTTON.RSPUSH.png
Select next system ? XBOXBUTTON.RS.png
Leave Psbutton.options.png Key.m.png XBOXONE.WHITE.START.png
Free camera Key.mouseright.png XBOX.WHITE.B.png
Free camera
Select my location ? Key.mouseright.png XBOX.WHITE.B.png
Select targeted system ? Key.mouseleft.png XBOX.WHITE.A.png
Select targeted system
Warp ? Key.mouseleft.png XBOX.WHITE.A.png
Set waypoint ? Key.f.png XBOX.WHITE.X.png
Deselect ? Key.mouseright.png XBOX.WHITE.B.png

Additional information[edit | edit source]

  • On PC, when the player is focused on the system discovered by themselves, pressing KEYWIDE.TAB.png + Key.x.png will allow the player jump to nearest discovered system by themselves. (27th August, 2016)

Gallery[edit | edit source]