GitHyp: "At this point, it’s hard to see how even the inclusion of multiplayer could ever return No Man’s Sky anywhere near its former Day 1 glory."
NMS is a lot of fun. I only paid 20 bucks and the updates keep me coming back to good off a little bit closer to the platinum.
One of the worse games I played this gen. This and Godzilla
I agree with Godzilla.
Agreed. The length they've gone to earn back the trust of fans is commendable. If ya don't like it, fine. but man, many gamers are so petty and vindictive. Something Hello Games had to learn the hard way I suppose.
That's better than just an apology. Props to Sean and his team for at least trying to remedy the situation. Personally I'm hoping to have a good reason to jump back in, multi-player or not...
WOW, still has 1% playing it...
The 1% must be the developers trying to keep hope alive.
actually it is a quarter of a milion people by their latest email but okay push your narrative or whatever.
Not even 1k on PC are online on average http://steamcharts.com/app/...
Lol I don't think he really believes that he's just joking.
If I recall, the 250k figure was for the ARG game thing they had. I'm not sure that extrapolates 1:1 with people still actively playing the video game though...then again, I suppose it wouldn't be a stretch to assume a majority overlap at least. I'm at least still keeping tabs. I grabbed it cheap for like $12 for PS4 right around the time they outlined their update plans. I'm hoping they keep plugging away. It's slowly turning into a more entertaining/complete game.
in other words, this game will be complete by Christmas.
the article just lists a lot of numbers. There is no analysis, no reasoning, not even a conclusion. It seems the entire thing is a practice in uselessness. I am getting quite sick of all these blogs pretending to write stuff all the time. While they really aren't writing anything. Just words next to each other.
dont click on them
Kind of hard to know if there will be any substantive content until you click on the link though lol.
get good den,lol. Base if off the headline ad summary description. i've learned from a great many years ago, especially certain sites.
Just a bit more content and I'll bite.
12 months on and still at its launch price (Steam) isn’t exactly encouraging anyone to pick it up.
You can buy it for $23.99 right now on the Humble Store, and if you are a Humble Monthly subscriber, $21.59: https://www.humblebundle.co... I got my used copy for PS4 for $12.36 last November from Amazon. You can pick up used copies on eBay in the sub $20 range easily. So if you are interested in checking it out, price doesn't have to be the limiting factor. At least now we have a solid track record for them in terms of continued support with patches & free content updates well after launch. You can see all their updates here: https://www.nomanssky.com/n... and the wording in several posts points to there being more yet to come. I've not spent much time in the game or anything, but I have to say, I have been impressed that they didn't take the money and run. This really seems like a passion project for them, so that gives me hope.
So glad I got mine early, got the Platinum and sold it immediately after. All in all I made $10 off a crappy game and got a Platinum out of it.
Awesome! Its cool stories like this that just make me wanna roar and chestbump my buddies
what do they care if 99% stopped playing the game when they already got our money?
Happy customers are repeat customers. I’m sure they’ll release future games. People also buy games their friends are (still) playing/recommending.
I mean I don't disagree with you but when around 1% of the people who bought your game are even playing it after the updates doesn't that suggest the vast majority may not return if you consider their impressions of the game are before these updates? I could assure you I have no plans of ever purchasing a game by this developer. They would have to make a huge turn around for me to ever purchase anything by them day 1
I refunded mine.
They may already have everyone's money, but at least they are still adding to the game. Sure, you can argue that they owe it to people, but in reality, they could have taken the money and ran. Given a year has passed since it launched, an unpatched NMS would have been buried and forgotten, only recalled in "worst of" lists or as a cautionary tale. Plenty of games burn us. Few developers try to fix it, especially when the playerbase has dwindled and there isn't any further money in it for them. I know the state of launch/features left a bad taste, but considering the number of games these days that are filled with user reviews warning they've been abandoned by the developer, Hello Games at least gets credit for sticking with it in my book.
No man's game.
I don't think it's that big a deal. The game made an immense turn around, who cares if 99 percent of people stopped playing. The game was never for most people in the first place. It was still a good game at launch, people had expectations way too high, and the rest just don't have the patience to enjoy a game such as this one. So all you haters can sit around on a website making fun of a game until you're blue in the face, have at it.
The game's problem isn't lack of content. It's lack of fun. The game just isn't fun to play. It's like taking a bad game and adding more levels to it. Make the game fun! Give us REASONS to be doing what we're doing in NMS. Not just for the sake of doing it.
The ultimate goal is just to get a freighter and get the best shit. Though I do agree having an inclusion of the "bad guy" where you need to grind for high level gear would make a better incentive for us that like combat.
Needs multiplayer in this update. Me and a load of mates all want to jump back in but want to play together.
I agree. Multiplayer would make this otherwise boring game actually tolerable to play.
It has multiplyer now, your friends will be displayed flying orbs and you can voice chat with them and see them move
99% wow lol
I still play this ....i wonder If I am the 1%
"No Man's Sky Still Teasing More Content After Losing Over 99% of the Playerbase" So what? The Divisive, Ghost Recon Badlands and For Honor still do that too. Where are their dedicated articles?
THey just trying to get clicks, you dont have to click though
1st, you certainly do see articles based on updates for games like The Division, so I'm not sure what the issue is here lol. Aside from that, FH & GR were launched less than 6 months ago while NMS is a year old. So that's one thing. All 3 games you mentioned also have $40 season passes to push. NMS has no extra income from things like that. No DLC. No season pass. And while it had some backing from Sony in the form of advertising and such, this ultimately came from an indie studio who's biggest project before this was Joe Danger. Your other examples all have the backing of Big Ubi. Also, I think most people expected NMS to just kind of curl up, die, and be swept under the rug. Instead of being a Phil Fish who says "I take the money and run. I quit. You win" after all the negative online backlash, we've got Sean Murray/Hello Games quietly adding more content to the game, seemingly trying to fulfill the promises they made. So all that combined, I think this is a situation most people find perplexing/interesting in this industry of disposable games, shady devs and short attention spans.
Haha you have just pointed out the worst games this gen. No mans sky being on top of the list of course.
I bought it Day 1 but haven't played it since the first week it released. I'm sure if I went back at this point, it would be like a new game. I didn't hate it initially so I'm sure I'd enjoy all the new updates. They are all welcome.
I seriously hope they add more rocks for you to collect!
You can collect gas now!!!!! Hype levels maximum!!!!!
I downloaded the last update and popped it back in. Was pretty cool. This update sounds and looks even more impressive. Something about this game appeals to me. It is almost therapeutic. Space mining for minerals on new worlds. I am all for extra content and improvements. Considering Hello Games could easily have taken the money and run, I HIGHLY commend them for sticking with their creation and updating it FOR FREE. If this is not your type of game, move on. I for one will be downloading the update and checking it out tonight!
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