A TIMELINE OF THE MAJOR MOMENTS LEADING TO THE LATEST UPDATE
2011 No Man’s Sky begins life, although at this early stage it’s a spare time project called Skyscraper which Sean Murray is working on solo. 2012 After Joe Danger 2 ships, Murray goes full-time on No Man’s Sky and other members of Hello Games move onto the project. 2013 No Man’s Sky’s first teaser trailer goes live. Six months later, No Man’s Sky makes its E3 debut during the PlayStation conference. 2016 The game releases in August. Three months later the Foundation update adds content such as base- building, new modes and more. 2017 March’s Pathfinder brings vehicles and permadeath, while August’s AtlasRises fleshes out story and makes other players visible as orbs.