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No Man’s Sky landing on Xbox Game Pass in June

More updates coming, too

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A screenshot of a space ship and freighter orbiting a planet in No Man’s Sky Image: Hello Games

Xbox Game Pass subscribers will get access to developer Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky when it lands on the service in June. Hello Games programmer Sean Murray made the announcement on the Xbox Wire blog.

No Man’s Sky was originally released on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC in 2016. The game came to Xbox One in 2018. Hello Games has consistently updated the exploration game since its 2016 release date. Because of that, No Man’s Sky has maintained a dedicated community of spacefarers, who do stuff like build tiny homes all over the procedurally-generated world.

The latest update in April — called Exo Mech — added a “fully controllable mechanical walker” to the game.

Today, Xbox Game Pass subscribers can play Alan Wake, Cities: Skylines, and Minecraft Dungeons. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which gives players access to both console and PC games in the program, is $14.99 a month — but first-time subscribers can access for a month for $1 to start. The Xbox-only Game Pass is $9.99 a month, while the Xbox Game Pass for PC is available for a limited-time price of $4.99 a month. (It’s usually $9.99.)

Hello Games also said No Man’s Sky will get a Windows 10 PC version, on sale at the Windows PC store. It was previously available for PC on Steam. An exact release date hasn’t been announced.

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