New multiplayer mode also announced

New multiplayer mode also announced

Additionally, developer Hello Games shared the new cover art for the title, which will be the above picture, but obviously on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC cases. But today during an Inside Xbox livestream, Hello Games' Sean Murray confirmed that the update will usher in a feature many have been baying for since launch: fully-featured cooperative multiplayer.

"This is an incredibly important update for us, but it's also just another step in a longer journey, and we'll continue to support No Man's Sky in this way for the foreseeable future", said Murray. Now, two months after the announcement, we have a release date of 24 July.

Also revealed was new boxart for the game, which further emphasises the new content.

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Nearly everything in the game will be available in the new cooperative multiplayer mode.

If you own a monitor or TV that supports a 120Hz refresh rate, you'll now be able to take advantage of that technology with Xbox One X and Xbox One S. This is a high refresh rate and it will make for a smoother gaming experience and lower latency on some displays. Fight as a pirate or a wingman in epic space battles with friends and enemies. According to Murray, "It's the kind of game that myself and a lot of other people have always wanted to play in a multiplayer world". The new update also includes Family Settings improvements in the form of a "Details" page that collects all the relevant family settings. Race exocraft across weird alien terrains, creating race tracks and trails to share online'.

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