Rust is now getting NPC missions: you need to know that

Published: Oct. 07, 2021
Updated: Oct. 07, 2021

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The survival game Rust is now getting a big update: It brings NPC missions and quests. They are versatile and varied. We'll tell you everything you need to know.

What was announced? Rust developer Facepunch Studios has published a trailer for the upcoming Rust update in a trailer on YouTube. For the first time he presents the new mission system from Rust in detail.

Included in the new Rust update:

  • Camping module for 2-slot car
  • NPC quests and missions
  • Luminous airdrops
  • 30+ Quality of Life changes

When is the update coming? The Rust update will be released on October 7th. You can find more information about the patch here!

How the new NPC missions work in Rust

NPC missions in Rust are distributed in the villages or peaceful outposts. The quest givers here should be clearly recognizable. The clients can give you different tasks, all of which are rewarded.

  • Hunt animals
  • Collect or mine raw materials
  • Exploring the game world
  • Dive for treasure

What do you have of it? If you complete the missions of the NPCs, you will receive various rewards. Quest givers exchange either raw materials or even weapons and armor for fulfillment. What rewards are available remains to be seen.


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What do you think? How do you like that Rust is introducing missions with the new update? What would you wish for it? Let us know what you think in the comments.

The interest in digging deep into the gaming industry stems from the DayZ Mod for Arma 2 in 2012. Kevin started working in the gaming industry in 2016. First as a trainee at Survivethis, the biggest German Survival-Games-Site at that time. Only half a year later, he got accepted at Gamestar and later MeinMMO. Now, on he implements all his Knowledge to deliver comprehensive news, guides, interviews and more unique topics.
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