No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games has detailed the latest update for its common house exploration sport, and it is a massive one. Starting tomorrow, No Man’s Sky will permit PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC house owners to play with each other. The addition of crossplay comes on an identical day that No Man’s Sky will be part of Game Pass on each Xbox One and PC.
Hello, Games co-founder Sean Murray stated the studio spent months secretly rebuilding No Man’s Sky networking backend to make crossplay a risk. An incredible quantity of labor has gone into this replace and the underlying expertise and techniques, he stated. We’ve moved to a completely new networking structure, with extra flexibility for the longer term, permitting gamers to play collectively no matter the platform.
When you put in the replace, you will see gamers from different platforms seem whereas flying using a house, exploring planets, and visiting the Space Anomaly. You’ll be capable of inform if somebody is taking part in on one other platform, because of a helpful controller icon after their title. What’s extra, you can add these gamers to an in-game associates record to be able to play with them once more sooner or later.
As a part of the identical replace, Hello Games is including a few new accessibility features to No Man’s Sky. Within the community settings, two new choices permit gamers to set the sport to transcribe and translate voice chat mechanically. Elsewhere, there’s additionally a brand new choice to see your character’s physique whereas taking part in the sport in VR.
Few video games have had an entire turnaround like No Man’s Sky. After a disappointing launch in 2016, Hello Games caught with its exploration title, and it is solely gotten higher since with every main replacement. The Next and Beyond updates have been a turning level, however, maybe probably the most thrilling a part of at the moment’s announcement is that Hello Games says it nonetheless has so much deliberate for the sport. We are persevering with to work onerous on new content material updates, giant and small for the longer term, stated Murray.