Cross-platform multiplayer support coming to No Man’s Sky tomorrow

Hello Games has announced that it will be adding support for cross-platform multiplayer to No Man’s Sky in an update that is scheduled to go live tomorrow, June 11th.

“A tremendous amount of work has gone into this update and the underlying technology and systems,” Hello Games’ Sean Murray wrote in a post on the official site. “We’ve moved to an entirely new networking architecture, with more flexibility for the future, allowing players to play together regardless of platform. I’m very proud of the team that has worked so hard to make this happen.”

Following the update, cross-platform groups can be created or joined and ambient multiplayer on the Space Anomaly, in space, or on planets will match with players from any platform. Players on the same platform will have the platform’s icon next to their name, while players from other platforms will have a controller icon.

Tomorrow’s update also includes the No Man’s Sky Friends feature for adding players from other platforms, the return of voice chat on PS4, load time improvements, VR improvements, and more. Read the full patch notes here.

No Man’s Sky is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game will also be added to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC tomorrow, June 11th.

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