No Man's Sky Trailer Showcases Multiplayer, Enhanced Base-Building Features, Visual Updates, And More

By Mike Sousa on July 17, 2018, 2:08PM EDT
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Indie Developer Hello Games released a new trailer today revealing the No Man's Sky first look at multiplayer gameplay, new base-building features, and more. All this new content will be added to the limitless procedural universe across all platforms via the No Man’s Sky NEXT update.

Upcoming content featured in the trailer includes:

  • New Multiplayer Mode:

    • Team up with a small group of friends to explore the universe together, or joined with random travellers online
    • Help friends stay alive, or prey on others to survive
    • Build shelter or complex colonies together to share with your team
    • Fight as a pirate or a wingman in epic space battles with friends and enemies
    • Race exocraft across weird alien terrains, creating race tracks and trails to share online
  • Extensive Visual Overhaul:

    • Play in third or first person, both on-foot and in ship
    • Gaze on planetary rings and improved space visuals that make space more beautiful than ever
    • Explore dramatically improved planetary terrain generation, ground textures, water and clouds that bring the environment to life
    • Enjoy significantly more detail added to ships, NPCs and buildings
  • Unlimited Base Building:

    • Build bases anywhere on any planet, with hundreds of new base parts added to the game
    • Create bigger and better bases than ever before, with dramatically increased base building complexity and size limits
    • Architect and own multiple bases
  • Command Freighters:

    • Assemble and upgrade a fleet of frigates and command them from the bridge of your freighter
    • Send your fleet out to into the universe or deploy them to help you as you explore a specific system
    • Build a truly custom capital ship with improved freighter base building
    • Invite your friends aboard and take on challenging multiplayer missions from the Galactic Commision Station on your bridge

No Man's Sky's NEXT update launches on PS4 and PC next week, on the 24th of July. No Man's Sky is also launcing next week on Xbox One, with this version of the game releasing on the 24th of July in North America, and on the 27th of July in Europe.

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