No Man’s Sky Gets Release Date, Limited and Collector’s Editions

Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky, the anticipated survival/adventure sci-fi game with procedurally-generated content for the PS4 and PC, finally has a release date. You can start exploring your newfound universe starting June 21st.

While the game is available for pre-order now, both physically and digitally, you might want to consider the exclusive PS4 Limited Edition. In it, you’ll find a steelbook case; a 48 page art book; a comic with contributions from from Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Star Trek: Titan writer James Swallow, and sci-fi illustrator Angus McKie; in-game DLC that includes the Phoenix Core, which boosts your ship, Trader Charisma, which is a bonus set of resources to give you an advantage in selling and trading, and the Boltcaser SM, a powerful weapon blueprint; and dynamic theme for your PS4. The Limited Edition retails for $80.

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PC players, meanwhile, can splurge $150 for the Explorer’s Edition, which is sold exclusively by iam8bit and offers $210 worth of content. This version includes: a Steam or GoG downloadable copy of the game; a hand-painted, cast metal ship replica, 1:35 in scale with decals for customization; a hard-enamel traveler pin; a diorama display backdrop; and a mystery item that will be revealed at launch. The Explorer’s Edition is limited to 10,000 copies, so be sure to act fast!


Nick Ransbottom

Hoping to one day escape his Southern roots of West Virginia, Nick aspires for a career as a video game journalist. Though he suffers from Cystic Fibrosis, he doesn't let his disease stand in the way of him being what friends call "morbidly depressing," "pretentious beyond belief", "horrifically unfunny," and "an altogether terrible person." When he's not playing and writing about video games, he spends his time writing creatively and binge-watching TV shows on Netflix.

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