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No Man's Sky Launches October 7 for Switch

No Man's Sky Launches October 7 for Switch - News

by William D'Angelo , posted 4 days ago / 1,107 Views

Developer Hello Games announced No Man's Sky will launch for the Nintendo Switch on October 7. On the same day a physical edition will release for the PlayStation 5.

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Inspired by the adventure and imagination that we love from classic science-fiction, No Man's Sky presents you with a galaxy to explore, filled with unique planets and lifeforms, and constant danger and action.

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. Fly smoothly from deep space to planetary surfaces, with no loading screens, and no limits. In this infinite procedurally generated universe, you'll discover places and creatures that no other players have seen before - and perhaps never will again.

Embark on an epic voyage

At the centre of the galaxy lies a irresistible pulse which draws you on a journey towards it to learn the true nature of the cosmos. But, facing hostile creatures and fierce pirates, you'll know that death comes at a cost, and survival will be down to the choices you make over how you upgrade your ship, your weapon and suit.

Find your own destiny

Your voyage through No Man's Sky is up to you. Will you be a fighter, preying on the weak and taking their riches, or taking out pirates for their bounties? Power is yours if you upgrade your ship for speed and weaponry.

Or a trader? Find rich resources on forgotten worlds and exploit them for the highest prices. Invest in more cargo space and you'll reap huge rewards.

Or perhaps an explorer? Go beyond the known frontier and discover places and things that no one has ever seen before. Upgrade your engines to jump ever farther, and strengthen your suit for survival in toxic environments that would kill the unwary.

Share your journey

The galaxy is a living, breathing place. Trade convoys travel between stars, factions vie for territory, pirates hunt the unwary, and the police are ever watching. Every other player lives in the same galaxy, and you can choose to share your discoveries with them on a map that spans known space. Perhaps you will see the results of their actions as well as your own...

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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VAMatt (1 day ago)

Is there really a market for this game at this point? People have been buying it for $5-10 on other systems for years now.

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pokoko VAMatt (11 hours ago)

Have they? That's surprising, as I've never seen it below $29.99 on Steam sales. Also, after winning the 2022 BAFTA award for Evolving Game and seeing that it still has upcoming content slated for release, it seems obvious to me that people are still interested. Looking at Steam again, it has almost 3k reviews in the last 30 days (88% positive).

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VAMatt pokoko (2 hours ago)

Then I guess there is a market for it.

I've never priced it on Steam, but I recall that I paid $10 on PS so I could try the VR, and I considered picking up a used XB copy a few years back for $5.99 (I think) at Gamestop. That was probably 8-12 months after launch.

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