The huge space exploration game No Man’s Sky will be available on the Nintendo Switch on October 7, developer Hello Games unveiled Thursday† That’s a little later than the summer timeline announced in February, but it’s good to have a concrete date to look forward to. Physical and digital editions will be released on launch day.
In No Man’s Sky, explore a universe largely procedurally generated, and the game is available on more powerful platforms to date: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. We’ll have to wait and see how well the game performs on Nintendo’s relatively less powerful console, but Hello Games’ long-standing commitment to improving the game (an update hit last month) indicates the studio will work to resolve any issues. to smooth out. possible problems.
†No Man’s Sky on this little wearable device feels both completely natural and totally improbable at the same time,” Hello Games’ Sean Murray said in a statement. “This was a real milestone for our small team. No Man’s Sky is built around procedural generation, meaning the console generates everything you see. This makes it so much harder to bring our game to something like the Switch, but I don’t think this team ever seems happier than when they’re trying to do near-impossible things.”
On the same day as the Switch launch, Hello Games will also release a physical edition of the game on PS5 that will contain all the updates released for the game so far.