No Man’s Sky is coming to Xbox One alongside a giant new replace, developer Hello Games has introduced. The sport’s Xbox One launch is coming in some unspecified time in the future in 2018, whereas the replace can be coming without spending a dime to PS4 and PC this yr.
All earlier expansions–Foundation, Pathfinder, and Atlas Rises–will be included within the Xbox One launch, whereas the upcoming replace may even be pre-installed. The sport’s Xbox One field artwork states it is going to be enhanced for Xbox One X with 4K and HDR capabilities, however no particulars on these options have been introduced.
The sport was beforehand unique to PS4 and PC after launching for these methods in 2016. Hello Games self-published the exploration title on these platforms, however 505 Games–the writer behind video games comparable to Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Payday 2–will distribute the Xbox One model worldwide.
No Man’s Sky’s upcoming update–dubbed Next–will even be made out there without spending a dime to PS4 and PC gamers. Hello Games says the replace will probably be “an vital subsequent step in a journey for No Man’s Sky,” although no additional particulars have but been launched.
In our authentic No Man’s Sky evaluate, critic Peter Brown awarded the procedurally generated sci-fi sport a 7/10. “No Man’s Sky is instantly an enormous sport with spectacular seamless transitions from floor to house, and it’ll entertain your inside collector for some time,” he stated. “The extra you get to comprehend it, the extra you acknowledge its faults, and it is simple to fall so deep into the act of exploring and buying and selling that your focus narrows to these features alone. If, nonetheless, you take into account every part it has to supply and hearken to what Atlas has to say, No Man’s Sky turns into greater than a set of barely totally different worlds in a seemingly unending galaxy–it turns into an examination of the which means of life in a approach that is extra precious than all of the gold or starships in its digital galaxy.”