It has been 22 months since No Man's Sky was released and had a disappointing launch as pre-release promises never lived up to the final product. However, in a promising turn of events, Hello Games released the latest update for the game called Next, and things are starting to look better for No Man's Sky.
As of now, Steam's roster of the top 10 most-played titles now includes No Man's Sky and is currently beating mainstay games such as Team Fortress 2, Football Manager 2018 and ARK: Survival Evolved. After the release of Next, people started playing No Man's Sky again, which is impressive given its lousy reputation at launch.
The launch of Next made No Man's Sky the game that players wanted it to be when it was released two years ago. As of this writing, the game was able to rake in 60,448 concurrent players on Steam, which is a massive improvement as the game previously struggled with 2,000 concurrent players per month prior to the release of Next. The game's creator, Sean Murray said that No Man's Sky is "one of the most-played games in the world this week." It is worth noting that current statistics still does not include PlayStation 4 and Xbox One statistics, but its performance on Steam is proof enough.
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