No Man’s Sky’s huge, game-changing Past replace lastly has a launch date: Aug. 14. The date’s announcement was made in a weblog publish on developer Whats up Video games’ web site, together with a really quick teaser trailer.
In accordance with Whats up Video games, the Past replace is three main updates rolled into one. The primary replace will likely be No Man’s Sky’s new and expanded on-line multiplayer and social options. It isn’t precisely clear but what this new on-line expertise will seem like, or the way it will change the sport.
The sport’s managing director Sean Murray has beforehand instructed Polygon, “It features a radical new social and multiplayer expertise which empowers gamers in all places within the universe to satisfy and play collectively. While this brings folks collectively like by no means earlier than, and has many recognizable on-line parts, we don’t take into account No Man’s Sky to be an MMO. It gained’t require a subscription, gained’t include micro-transactions, and will likely be free for all current gamers.”
The second main element of the Past replace will likely be so as to add VR assist to No Man’s Sky. The function will likely be out there in any a part of the sport, together with multiplayer the place gamers will likely be allowed to play in VR alongside their non-VR pals.
For now, these are the one components of the Past replace that Whats up Video games has revealed. However we’re certain to get extra particulars within the coming weeks both earlier than the patch or when the patch goes reside on Aug. 14. Past will likely be a free replace for all No Man’s Sky gamers.