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No Man’s Sky: Beyond launches this month on PS4

Hello Games details PS VR support and other new updates that make up new expansion, coming soon

Hello everyone, we know that there is a lot of hunger out there for news and updates on No Man’s Sky. We’re very excited to be able to share more information from behind the scenes.

Our next chapter No Man’s Sky: Beyond, is coming on 14th August! That’s very soon.

Beyond will contain three major updates rolled into one larger free release. These changes are a mix of features we’ve been dreaming of for a while, and a reaction to how we have seen folks playing since the release of NEXT.

Whilst in No Man’s Sky you have an infinite universe to explore, we know that the moments players talk about the most are coming across another traveller at random and adventuring together or landing on a new planet only to discover the remnants of another explorer’s habitat.

Watching these moments has inspired us to create an expanded online experience will bring a radical new social and multiplayer experience which empowers players everywhere in the universe to meet and play together.

Whilst this brings people together like never before, and has many recognisable online elements, we don’t consider No Man’s Sky to be an MMO – it won’t require a subscription, won’t contain microtransactions, and will be free for all existing players.

We look forward to meeting you on 14th August.

Meanwhile PS VR support will bring the entire game experience to life in virtual reality. Grab the joystick and thruster to fly your starship over an unexplored alien planet as you peer out of the cockpit at the view below.

Reach into your backpack to grab your multitool, touch it to switch to terrain manipulation and carve out intricate shapes with unprecedented control. Play in multiplayer and casually wave to your non-VR friends or fist bump your PS VR peers.

Anything possible in No Man’s Sky, NEXT or any other update will soon be ready and waiting as an immersive and enriched VR experience.

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Beyond will be our most ambitious chapter so far, and something we’ve been working ridiculously hard on. We’ll continue to support No Man’s Sky in this way for the foreseeable future.

We look forward to sharing more in the coming weeks, there’s a bunch more to talk about and can’t wait to join you in playing 14th August.

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Carnivius_Prime 02 August, 2019 @ 14:09
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Another massive free update? What scoundrels! :P

Everyone, give it up for Sean!! The hardest working man in show business!!! We love you Sean!! Keep up the hard work!! Love that now you can relax without the pressure of Sony on your back for a release date. Relax, take it easy and enjoy your incredible achievement! Oh and the regular updates have been fantastic!! Big up the Sean MASSIVE!!! 😍

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Hi Louise!!

Awesome, gonna be fun to dive in again

I say it every time because it’s needs to be said – Hello Games messed up initially. Quite spectacularly, in fact. But it shows real class and integrity that they didn’t cut and run, and instead continued working on NMS to deliver their vision. Everyone makes mistakes but it’s how you deal with them that matters. And Hello Games have done everything they can to make up for it. Top work, guys!

Hi Sean, love the work you continue to pour into this, been a fan since day one.

I was wondering, if this offers a Move Controller scheme for VR, could you also add in much needed support for the 3DRudder peripheral for player movement please?

This will add even more immersion.

Awesome there’s another update on the way. You guys really turned this around and should be applauded for it.

One thing though, there doesn’t actually seem to be any details on what this update contains within this post. So….what’s it all about?

They are announcing the release date for Beyond! Expect some more information soon. See also Beyond – Release date confirmed https://www.nomanssky.com/2019/08/beyond-date-announce/

Looking forward to the 14th August 2019 for new experiences and discoveries.

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My only question is how are you all managing to continue working on this game putting out these massive updates for free and not charging a thing. I don’t know how large the NMS community is, but I can’t imagine you guys working so hard for free!

Really admire the work you’re doing, I’m glad you’ve all managed to turn this game into something spectacular.

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You wouldn’t believe it but there are millions of people that bought this game already during the time range of all previous updates. For example the NEXT update released on xbox sold well and brought another wave of players.

Also there are quite a lot of people that have bought the game and PSVR (or PCVR) just to play this vr update. Another mass of people is waiting to buy the new physical release to support HG…and so on.

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Well they do have enough money just from pre order for the next 10 years or more. So they had two options make it better or get sued by all publishers. Glad they picked first option. Just remember NO PRE-ORDERS!

Why would they have been sued by all the publishers if they’d not made the game better?

Fantastic hurry up👍👍👍

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This is gonna be huge! for sure!

I can’t wait to play in VR. Thanks a lot Hello Games for doing this update. I believed you bring us VR support since 2016

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