No Man's Sky is just a few days away from its official release. However, there are some players who have already gained access to it. Unfortunately though, their progress will not be recorded, as the game's servers will be reset come Sunday -- two days prior to its launching.
It holds true that there are fans who are already playing No Man's Sky. Some of them might have been gone through a couple of planets already, while others might have just started exploring a new world. Either way, as reported by GameSpot, their entire progress in the game will be wiped out. This is due to the official servers being set to undergo a full reset on the aforementioned day.
The announcement was confirmed by Hello Games' -- the developer behind No Man's Sky and founded by Sean Murray -- very own programmer, Harry Denholm. He broke the news via Twitter, informing the community that the "servers are being wiped on Sunday." The big reveal was reported by Kotaku, a publication that acquired the title earlier than expected.
Servers are being wiped on Sunday pic.twitter.com/JTmzabmU1R
— Harry Denholm (@HarryDenholm) August 5, 2016
The aforesaid media outlet wrote an article, discussing their discoveries inside the game. However, since No Man's Sky servers are scheduled for reset on August 7, the said discoveries will go astray. It remains a mystery, though, if players will able to reconnect to the servers prior to the title's official launch come August 9. As of this writing, both the studio and Sony have yet to release any further information regarding it.
With No Man's Sky servers going offline, players will be prevented from journeying across the vastness of the game's universe. The game can be played offline, though -- that is no late night news. But for discoveries to be registered, players need to have access to the servers. Otherwise, everything will not exist. Moreover, the game can be played online even without PlayStation Plus, contrary to what most believed in the past.
No Man's Sky is slated for an August 9 release on PS4, while PC owners (around the world) can grab the game come August 12, as noted by IGN. Although the game has yet to be released, the devs are already reportedly working on its first update.
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