Click here to watch embedded media One of the most impressive games I played at GDC 2019 was technically released in 2016. In a far corner of the show floor, I spent 15 minutes with No Man’s Sky in VR on the HTC Vive. No Man’s Sky Beyond is a free update coming to every version of the game that adds No Man’s Sky Online, full VR support, and a mysterious, unannounced third feature. Watch the impressions video above to learn how VR feels and works in the update and why it feels like such an impactful addition to the game.
After playing the game, I spoke with Hello Games’ Sean Murray about why the team has continued updating No Man’s Sky, and about his thoughts on the next generation of consoles. You can read that full interview here.