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 sooner or later in 2018, whereas the replace can be coming totally free to PS4 and PC this 12 months.
All earlier expansions–Foundation, Pathfinder, and Atlas Rises–will be included within the Xbox One launch, whereas the upcoming replace can even be pre-installed. The sport’s Xbox One field artwork states will probably 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 techniques in 2016. Hello Games self-published the exploration title on these platforms, however 505 Games–the writer behind video games reminiscent of 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 obtainable totally free to PS4 and PC gamers. Hello Games says the replace can be “an essential 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 assessment, 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 area, and it’ll entertain your internal collector for some time,” he stated. “The extra you get to comprehend it, the extra you acknowledge its faults, and it is easy to fall so deep into the act of exploring and buying and selling that your focus narrows to these points alone. If, nevertheless, you contemplate every little thing it has to supply and hearken to what Atlas has to say, No Man’s Sky turns into greater than a set of barely completely different worlds in a seemingly endless galaxy–it turns into an examination of the that means of life in a means that is extra beneficial than all of the gold or starships in its digital galaxy.”