Hey Video games’ huge house exploration recreation, No Man’s Sky, is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X when these next-generation consoles launch in November. Gamers who personal the sport on PlayStation four or Xbox One will have the ability to improve to the next-gen model totally free, they usually’ll get some brand-new perks — together with 4K resolutions at 60 frames per second — for doing so.
No Man’s Sky’s Subsequent Technology replace guarantees a “lusher, richer and extra densely populated” recreation, with extra detailed planet surfaces, as seen within the video above. These visible enhancements can be out there on PS5 and Xbox Collection X, in addition to on Home windows PC. Visuals on next-gen consoles may even be improved by means of higher trying shadows, larger draw distances, and up to date lighting and volumetric results.
The replace may even carry with it 32-player multiplayer and “huge base constructing,” in keeping with Hey Video games. “Gamers can now work collectively to construct enormous off-world colonies, with the flexibility to assemble and render much more huge and complicated bases on display screen,” the developer stated. Like this:
No Man’s Sky gamers can even anticipate super-fast load instances, due to next-gen consoles’ commonplace SSDs. “Discover the universe immediately with 5-10x discount in loading instances,” Hey Video games stated. “On next-gen consoles, you possibly can warp from photo voltaic system to photo voltaic system right away.”
On PlayStation 5, No Man’s Sky gamers will expertise haptic suggestions by means of the DualSense controller and “superior audio,” due to PlayStation 5’s Tempest 3D AudioTech. They’ll additionally have the ability to play No Man’s Sky with PlayStation VR by way of backward compatibility.
Hey Video games may even let gamers carry over their progress from PS4 and Xbox One, and proceed to let next-gen console homeowners play with these on current-gen consoles, with cross-generation cross-play.
No Man’s Sky’s Subsequent Technology replace comes shortly after one other main growth of the sport, Origins. That replace, which arrived in late September, added tornados and lightning storms; energetic volcanoes and meteor showers; never-before-seen wildlife; larger mountains, deeper oceans, steeper cliffs, and large buildings housing new discoveries. Oh, and sandworms.
Microsoft will launch the Xbox Collection X and Collection S on Nov. 10. Later that week, Sony will formally launch its PlayStation 5 on Nov. 12.