No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky (PS4)

2016

System
PlayStation 4
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
Hello Games

6.7

Game Rating

User Ratings: 60

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Adventure
Release Date

PlayStation 4

  • 9th Aug 2016
  • 10th Aug 2016
Tags
Space, E3 2015
Feature Support
HDR, PS4 Pro Enhanced, Cross-Console
Official Site
no-mans-sky.com
Also Available On
PS5, Switch, Xbox One

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Reviews

  • 58

    PS4

    Review No Man's Sky

    Every opinion procedural

    We can't believe our luck. For all the planets and moons in this system, most of them scorched and practically lifeless, the last one we visit is a bonafide world of paradise. Lush bright blue grass stretches out to the horizon where it meets a scarlet sky, the space station hanging just close enough to make out its shape...

No Man's Sky Guides

  • Guide No Man's Sky Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Where to Start

    The ultimate guide to No Man's Sky

    No Man's Sky is the enormous space-faring adventure from developer Hello Games. Available for PlayStation 4 and PS5 — as well as full support for PSVR — it's an ever-evolving epic that's been steadily improved and expanded since its release in 2016. We gave the game a 7/10 in our PS5 review, noti

  • Guide No Man's Sky: What Are Units, Nanites, and Quicksilver Currencies?

    What's the difference between currencies in No Man's Sky?

    What are Units, Nanites, and Quicksilver in No Man's Sky? What do each of these currencies do, and what can you buy with them? No Man's Sky is a complex game with lots to consider, and that extends to its various in-game currencies. As part of our No Man's Sky guide, we're going to explain...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How and Where to Find Basic Resources

    Where to get the basics in No Man's Sky

    What resources do you need at the start of No Man's Sky? How and where can you find the basics in No Man's Sky? Like all survival games, No Man's Sky is one that introduces you to a lot of materials, systems, and features rather quickly, and it can be daunting when you're just starting out. As part of our No...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Find the Space Anomaly and Nada and Polo

    Star trekking

    How do you find the Space Anomaly in No Man's Sky? Where is the Space Anomaly, and how do you find Nada and Polo? One of No Man's Sky's early objectives sees you finding the Space Anomaly, but you can't do it straight away. As part of our No Man's Sky guide, we're going to explain how to find the Space Anomaly, and thus Nada and Polo,...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Get Nanites

    Best ways to farm Nanites in No Man's Sky

    How do you get Nanites in No Man's Sky? What's the best way to earn Nanite Clusters? How can you farm Nanites and get them quickly? Nanites, or Nanite Clusters, are a secondary currency in No Man's Sky, and essential if you want to purchase upgrades for your equipment. If you're looking to upgrade your...

  • Guide No Man’s Sky: How to Earn Quicksilver

    How to get Quicksilver in No Man's Sky

    How do you earn Quicksilver in No Man's Sky? What's the best way to earn Quicksilver? In No Man's Sky, Quicksilver is an extra currency, used to purchase cosmetic items for your character or your base. The trouble is that it isn't obvious where to get Quicksilver. As part of our No Man's Sky guide, we're going...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Refine Materials

    How do you use a Refiner?

    How do you refine materials in No Man's Sky? What is a Refiner, and how do you use it? The Refiner is one of your best friends in No Man's Sky — early on at the very least. In order to get the most out of your resources, refining will be an integral part of your process. As part of our No Man's Sky guide, we're going to...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Upgrade Your Exosuit, Multitool, and Starship

    Bigger and better

    How do you upgrade your exosuit, multitool, and starship in No Man's Sky? Where can you get upgrades for your equipment, and how do you use them? As you progress in No Man's Sky, you'll want to make sure you have access to better and more capable multitools and starships, and a big part of that is finding upgrades. As part of our...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Travel to a New Star System

    How to warp to a different system

    How do you travel to a new star system in No Man's Sky? How do you get to a different system in your starship? In No Man's Sky, a massive part of the game is the act of travelling through the galaxy, soaking in the sights of a procedurally generated cosmos. If you're just getting your feet wet in this sci-fi...

  • Guide No Man's Sky: How to Make Money and Get Lots of Units Quickly

    Fill those pockets with space bucks

    How do you make money in No Man's Sky? The space exploration game is full of things to see and do, but to get the most out of the adventure, you're going to need lots of Units and Nanites. You can get through the main story on the basics, but No Man's Sky is much more enjoyable when you can buy new ships, upgrade...

  • Guide How to Build Bases in No Man's Sky

    Home sweet home

    No Man's Sky has received an enormous patch named the Foundation Update, which incorporates the ability to build bases. Unfortunately, like so much of Hello Games' divisive hit, it's not immediately obvious what you have to do to create your own intergalactic home. But we come with tips. Basically, you're going to want to fly around...

  • Guide 10 No Man's Sky PS4 Tips for Beginner Space Explorers

    Hints to help get you on your way

    No Man's Sky is a dense, occasionally obtuse game that doesn't always make its systems clear. We've been playing Hello Games' opus for a good while now, and have compiled a list of ten spoiler-free tips that should make your introduction to outer-space that little bit easier to understand. Plutonium is your best...

About The Game

No Man's Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated galaxy.