It took greater than a yr, however No Man’s Sky gamers are actually crossing paths in-game. The sport’s new multiplayer replace permits intergalactic vacationers to run into one another — a characteristic they’ve waited for since previous to its launch.
Atlas Rises, the newest free replace for the sport, provides visible indications that there are different gamers within the space, permitting as much as 16 gamers to voice chat. There’s not a lot else out there in multiplayer but, however that there’s a option to make the No Man’s Sky expertise rather less lonely is sufficient for a lot of followers.
This previous weekend, a participant documented their first run-in with one other participant on Reddit to the tune of practically 2,000 upvotes and 450 feedback. Much more particular: The gamers, DesignationG and Robe_meny82, met simply minutes after the enlargement launched.
Movies are developing on YouTube, with gamers streaming their first multiplayer experiences.
The sport’s lack of promised multiplayer at launch was one in every of a number of complaints gamers had with No Man’s Sky, and it was the one which prompted the most important stir. Though gamers might by some means come throughout the identical planets — regardless of there being quintillions of them — they shortly discovered that there was no way to actually run into each other on them.
That is simply the preliminary implementation of multiplayer in No Man’s Sky, so we’ll see if we’ll have the ability to work together additional with different vacationers as the sport continues to evolve.