We now have confirmation that the upcoming procedurally generated video game No Man’s Sky will not require PlayStation Plus.
David Milner, Australian Game Informer Editor, confirmed the news on Twitter saying that online functionalities in No Man’s Sky will not require an online subscription such as PlayStation Plus.
No Man’s Sky Doesn’t Need PlayStation Plus
Just confirmed with Sony: you don’t need PS Plus to play No Man’s Sky online. Some readers were confused by the language on this. Good news.
Just confirmed with Sony: you don't need PS Plus to play No Man's Sky online. Some readers were confused by the language on this. Good news.
— David Milner (@DaveMilbo) July 25, 2016
The game does not have a dedicated Multiplayer Mode in the traditional sense. It does, however, have online functionalities such as keeping track of online friends and uploading findings on The Atlas. Since the game is absolutely huge, players will be able to upload their findings related to new animal species, planets, and lifeforms on The Atlas to educate other players.
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PlayStation Plus has been a mandatory feature for players who wish to enjoy online functionalities. This announcement, however, makes the No Man’s Sky the first non-F2P game that does not need it.
In relevant No Man’s Sky news, Sean Murray of Hello Games has addressed the issue related to GeniCap’s claims regarding world generation formula patented by them before Hello Games employed it. To find out more, head over to the post!
No Man’s Sky is scheduled to launch next month on Aug. 09, 2016 for PlayStation 4 and PC.