For me, it seems like every since the update, I've gone from running great FPS to now barely managing 20. I have a GTX-1080 and the latest Ryzen processor. It was running perfectly. Don't know what's going on.
On Novus, each research node gives upwards of 250 research points. While I'm not sure if this is intended if it's not, it is a really, really crazy fast way to unlock everything and I feel like it devalues the game. Just wanted to bring it to your attention.