The first of these will be what Murray called "No Man's Sky Online".
Today we've learned that Beyond will dramatically expand the No Man's Sky multiplayer experience, bringing new ways for players to come together from across the universe. While the original game may not have lived up to the hype, a few years back in the oven saw No Man's Sky hit back with a vengeance thanks to the NEXT update.
One of Beyond's new features is No Man's Sky Online. He noted that the update will be free to all existing players and will not include subscriptions or microtransactions.
We are excited to announce that Beyond will contain those three major updates rolled into one larger free release. Murray says that he will "talk more about each component when we know we can be precise" but says that more info will be coming in "weeks", not months.
These changes are an answer to how we have seen people playing since the release of NEXT, and is something we've dreamed of for a long time.
No Man's Sky experienced a rather rocky start when it was initially released in 2016. Players also complained that several of the features that had been highlighted by advertisements were missing from the final game. Beyond is Hello Game's most ambitious update yet.
In No Man's Sky, every star is the light of a distant sun, each orbited by planets filled with life, and you can go to any of them you choose.