No Man's Sky had a recent patch update and likely to roll out more in the foreseeable future. But is it enough to convince the tens of thousands of former players to come back?
No Man's Sky Dramatic User Base Drops
No Man's Sky was played by more than 200,000 shortly after its launch. Prior to its release, fans of the game were so hyped up that Hello Games head Sean Murray was reportedly threatened when some technical problems caused a launch delay. However, the number of players still playing No Man's Sky has dropped to around 2,000, according to Techspot. A lot of players hated the game that they demanded refunds from Steam.
No Man's Sky - A Galaxy Wide Environment But...
It's true that Hello Games promised plenty of planets to explore. Ironically, players don't have much to do in the game. Lack of viable of features combined with numerous technical problems for Windows PC users has convinced the virtual majority of players to give up on the game.
No Man's Sky Updates and Patches
The latest No Man's Sky Update, version 1.09 promised to fix a number of technical issues plaguing the game. This can help make it more playable but the developer will need to add more content to make it viable again to former and prospective players.
No Man's Sky - Upcoming DLC?
Sean Murray is well aware of the problem. He made some noise about adding some base building or ship construction features in the form of DLCs. However, Murray's latest Tweet said that they are "focusing on customer support" before they can add fresh features which the game sorely needs. Fortunately, No Man's Sky only has a maximum of two thousand players right now. They can easily start working on some fresh content for the game now.