Hello Games has confirmed during the brand new PlayStation live stream event, State of Play, that PlayStation VR support will be coming to No Man’s Sky as part of the ‘Beyond’ update which was unveiled a few weeks back. It’s not clear yet if VR support will also be coming to the PC version of the game but we would hope so.
This is the seventh major update to come to No Man’s Sky and Hello Games have said it is their most ambitious chapter so far. The update will bring with it the much-anticipated new multiplayer experience known as No Man’s Sky Online. The current game does already have online co-op functionality, but at present you won’t randomly bump into other players while exploring a new planet, hopefully this update is going to address that and give us the online multiplayer experience they promised at launch. There’s a lot more new content in the Beyond update as well, but so far Hello Games has kept a closed lid on exactly what’s in store.
You can watch a trailer for the new VR mode below:
Personally, I think VR is a great addition to No Man’s Sky, as the vibrancy of the game and the easy-on-your-eyes graphics makes it a perfect game to experience in VR, and I’m sure that plenty of PlayStation VR owners will pick up the game or return to the game to experience it for themselves.
There is currently no set release date for the update yet but we do know that it will be launching some time this summer, with the update coming to all platforms (PC, Xbox One, PS4). However, as mentioned previously, the addition of VR has only been confirmed for the PS4 version of the game.