Before No Man’s Sky releases on August 9th, 2016, there is a day-1 patch that you need to download. Hello Games has now announced the full patch notes for it.
Hello Games announced the 1.03 update patch on the official No Man’s Sky website. It will be available on PS4 and PC the day that the game comes out. Future updates for the game are expected to be free.
Hello Games also notes that if you have obtained the game already, it’s best you delete your save file so you can experience the game the way it was meant to be played. Some spoilers are in the patch notes, but new features have been added.
No Man’s Sky releases on PS4 on August 9th, and will be out on the PC on August 12th. Downloading/installing this new patch is essential to experience the game fully.