No Man's Sky Now Available on PC, Here Are Its Graphics Settings and Specs

You can pick it up now on Steam.


No Man's Sky was released earlier this week for PS4, and now PC players can join in on the action. The space exploration game is available right now on Steam.

You can head over to the Steam page and pick it up here. You need 10 GB free on your hard drive to install it, but it's actually not that big at all. The entire game will only take up about 2.5 GB of your drive. It also has a bunch of changeable graphics settings, which you can see below.

Maxed-out settings.
Maxed-out settings.

You can also check out to see if your computer is capable of running the game below.

Minimum Specifications:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GTX 480, AMD Radeon 7870
  • Storage: 10 GB available space

Although the Steam page doesn't list recommended specifications, it'll be advantageous if you have a beefier graphics card and processor because of the resource-heavy procedural generation systems in the game.

If you just picked it up on PC, take a look at Everything You Need to Know About No Man's Sky before starting. We've created a lot of beginner's guides and tips to make your journey more efficient, lucrative, and enjoyable.

The PC version of the game was recently delayed by three days; it was originally supposed to launch on the same date as the PS4 version in the United States. Although we don't have a full review of the game yet, you can read our ongoing pre-review No Man's Sky Diary series here.

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