Hello Games’ Founder Sean Murray went to Twitter to express himself and talk about the subject in a series of tweets, but some of them made us worry about his safety. He said that new release date was a “tough decision,” but it had to be made, and because of that, he received “loads of death threats this week.” He also thanked those who supported him throughout this journey, and apologized to anyone who feels hurt by the delay, which is everybody if we are being truthful.
“New release date for NMS got finalized late last night. It’s been a tough decision, but it’s the right one. We’re happy with progress, but we need this time to make the game you guys deserve. We couldn’t be working harder than we are right now.
The Sony Blog post going live at 1am surprised us, but we wanted to let people know as soon as we could. Things are moving quite quickly. New dates apply for PC and PS4. We’re running around trying to get all the official pages updated. Sorry I haven’t been able to say anything til now. With retail games, there are legal/external reasons why you can’t talk freely about dates.
Thanks to everyone for being so supportive. Apologies to anyone who feels hurt by this. We’ll try make it up to you with a good game.
I have received loads of death threats this week, but don’t worry, Hello Games now looks like the house from Home Alone. Tell me when it’s safe to remove the marbles and oil from the stairs. It’s getting really cumbersome, and I need the toilet.”
No Man’s Sky will now release on August 9th for PS4 and PC.