Whats up Video games has unveiled the following main free replace heading to its exploratory house sim No Man’s Sky. It is referred to as Past, is due this summer time, and features a “radical” new on-line multiplayer element.
No Man’s Sky: Past is described as the sport’s “most formidable chapter to this point”, and began life as three separate deliberate updates earlier than Whats up Video games made the choice to mix them into one. The studio is not revealing each function to be included in Past simply but, however has shared early info on the primary element, often called No Man’s Sky On-line.
This, in keeping with the developer, will introduce “a radical new social and multiplayer expertise which empowers gamers in every single place within the universe to fulfill and play collectively”. It isn’t totally clear what this implies in follow, nevertheless it evidently builds upon the multiplayer options launched in final yr’s Subsequent replace – which enabled groups of 4 to play, discover, and create collectively in No Man’s Sky’s procedurally generated universe.
Whats up Video games says that No Man’s Sky On-line will function “many recognisable on-line parts” and can carry individuals collectively “like by no means earlier than”. Nonetheless, it additionally stresses that it does not take into account the sport to be an MMO, and that the brand new options “will not require a subscription, will not include microtransactions, and might be free for all present gamers”.
As for the opposite parts because of arrive as a part of No Man’s Sky’s Past replace, Whats up Video games says that will probably be “sharing extra within the coming weeks” and that it “will speak extra about every of the three main parts… after we know we could be exact”.