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No Man's Sky - NEXT

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Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 27, 2018
Xbox OneJul 27, 2018
PCJul 27, 2018
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Hello Games

Update 1.5, NEXT, introduces a full multiplayer experience, near-unlimited base building, command of freighter armadas, a graphical overhaul and more.

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Flying from planet to planet in search of the universe's rarest materials and technologies in No Man's Sky NEXT scratches an exploratory itch. It still carries a lot of caveats: It's mechanically repetitive no matter what planet you're on, the dull combat should be avoided whenever possible, and bugs are plentiful. But buying new ships and building new things is enough motivation to make it entrancing – for a while, at least.

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7 / 10
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The updates have brought definite improvement, but even after two years the huge scope and ambition only serves to hide how simplistic and repetitive the gameplay is.

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For some, the grind is worth it so they can explore the infinite. For others, the grind itself is the infinite.

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With Next, No Man's Sky blossoms into the game that was promised.

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