No Man’s Sky won’t require PlayStation Plus to play online, Hello Games recently revealed.

“PS Plus won’t be a requirement to play online, however you will need to connected to the internet for your discoveries to register with the universal atlas”, a Hello Games spokesperson said (thanks to Game Informer).

Apparently this is the case because the chance of encountering another player is SOOOO slim, that the game is technically single-player. In fact Hello Games, has been referring to the game as a single-player game.

In other news related to No Man’s Sky, the game is delayed by three days on PC. Instead of releasing on 9th August, the game will release on the 12th August. It’s unclear why this delay has been made.