No Man’s Sky is coming to the Nintendo Switch, developer Hello Games revealed during the latest Nintendo Direct announcement. The Switch port is set to be released sometime this summer.
Originally released back in 2016 for the PlayStation 4 and PC, the original version of No Man’s Sky was fairly lackluster compared to the grand ambitions of the massive, procedurally generated universe that had been promised ahead of its release. But Hello Games steadily stuck with the title, with extensive updates that overhauled No Man’s Sky and added features like multiplayer, new vehicles and biomes, seasonal events, and more.
The Switch port will feature the entire pile of updates that Hello Games has added over the past half-decade to expand the world of No Man’s Sky. The company says that it’s working to tailor the gameplay, controls, and UI for Nintendo’s console (which has decidedly less power than the Xbox, Sony, and PC platforms that have previously offered the procedurally generated game), which will bring No Man’s Sky to a portable platform for the first time. More details should be coming closer to release, too.
The game also expanded to additional platforms, with an Xbox One version released in 2018 and Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions in 2020. But nearly six years after it was first released, the space exploration game is finally coming to Nintendo’s portable console.
No Man’s Sky will be released on the Nintendo Switch this summer.