Hello Games founder and No Man’s Sky creator Sean Murray reveals that the developer is already working on the first update for the upcoming space exploration title.
It’s been an extremely busy time for Hello Games as of late. The No Man’s Sky developer confirmed that the hot property space exploration sim has gone gold, meaning that the game is ready for disc pressing. Many gamers interested in the project may have felt relieved to hear the news, which solidified Hello Games’ previous suggestion that development was going well – however, it seems as though the developer is still focused on improving the title, even beyond its initial release.
As it turns out, Hello Games is already working on the first update for No Man’s Sky. This news was announced by Sean Murray, Hello Games founder and No Man’s Sky creator, who provided a brief update on the developer’s progress on Twitter. At this point, however, it’s unknown whether this will be a day one update or whether it will come at a later date, once No Man’s Sky has been given some time to settle.
Those looking forward to buying the game may feel a little relieved to hear that Hello Games is continuing to try and improve the title. Given that No Man’s Sky promises to give players an entire galaxy to explore, granting users a consistent level of quality is going to be key to the long-term success of the project.
Well, waiting for a build to upload really. Actually we're already busy on Update 1— Sean Murray (@NoMansSky) July 10, 2016
The news also suggests that the number of features available for No Man’s Sky is bound to increase over time. Some gamers may have been left scratching their heads when Hello Games confirmed that the game only takes up 6GB of space. Although the developer has clearly made the most out of its procedural generation focus, that still seemed a little low for some. Thankfully, this news may point towards even greater freedom within No Man’s Sky.
Just what this update will include has yet to be announced. However, certain would-be players of the exploration-focused title have already been speculating on exactly what Hello Games has planned. Given that the developer has stated previously that it has experimented with the Oculus Rift, perhaps full virtual reality support could be on the cards.
With the game due to release next month, thankfully fans are unlikely to have long to wait to find out what Hello Games has in store. Hopefully, when No Man’s Sky does arrive, it lives up to the expectations that have been set of it, and delivers as intriguing a gameplay experience as many have hoped for.
No Man’s Sky will be released for PS4 and PC on August 9.