No Man’s Sky is an action-adventure survival game developed by Hello Games and released by the same company in August 2016. The Next update turned the game into an incomparably more enjoyable experience, with new features, including the most anticipated ones, such as the multiplayer, reworked gathering and crafting, and improved base-building.
No Man's Sky is a space exploration game, and the story is heavily focused on it. As the game progresses, you will learn more about the universe you are playing in, including the portals, and the true nature of a mysterious entity called Atlas.
The game can be played from either a first- or third-person perspective. It focuses on exploring procedurally generated planets spread across the virtual universe. Players may build bases on the planets, gather resources and craft items, engage in combat with aliens, fly with friends, and even discover and name unknown flora and fauna.
On their journey with No Man's Sky players will find themselves presented with a vast universe of 18 quintillion planets. This is the kind of number which gives a better idea of infinity than infinity itself. Each planet is procedurally generated with all of its geographical features, wildlife, and mysteries to discover.
Every planet holds its own bizarre creatures, plants, and more, and when you are the first to see them, you get the honor of naming your discoveries.Commemorate yourself, honor your friends, or draw inspiration from your favourite movie. One way or another, you get to decide how your discoveries are called, for every future visitor to see.You hold the power of names!
Loading screens are a thing of the past! If you see a planet on the sky you can at all times jump into your ship and fly there by yourself! Break atmosphere, cross the emptiness of space, and then land on a new world to see its wonders! Travel seamlessly through the star systems before warping to a new one. Massive planets and calming journeys await you!.
Mining and crafting
Through your travels you'll encounter minerals and other resources ripe for your multitool to mine them! Gather the pieces, fuel your ship and suit's systems, upgrade your technology, and prepare yourself to the journey ahead of you!
Unique visual style
No Man’s Sky has a evocative, abstract visual style, complementing its calming, steady gameplay, and a promise of discovering bizarre creatures. Bright, vivid colours, odd rock formations, and incredible, never before seen wildlife all thanks to No Man's Sky's visual style inspired by the science fiction of old.
Receive communications from a mysterious entity presenting itself as Atlas and investigate its connections to two outstanding aliens able to communicate with you. Discover your purpose in the universe and decided what to do about it.Learn alien languages and establish trading contracts with the Gek, the Korvax, and the Vy'keen, aliens inhabiting the same galaxy as you. Create your own alien dictionary!
Reviewers agreed, that though in the beginning, the No Man’s Sky PC experience was not the most pleasant one, the development team worked hard to regain the trust and give NMS new life. Devs managed to fix the most annoying bugs and they added certain features that the community expected since the release. The Next update was a huge milestone and turned No Man’s Sky into a true gem you should definitely try if you like space exploration games.