I played this the other night. I think it'd be a lot better multi player and it some ways the new content has made me enjoy the game less. It's good fun to pick at once in a while and mess around with.
Another free expansion, Beyond, will arrive this summer and include a new online multiplayer component called No Man's Sky Online.
Eurogamer wrote:Hello Games says that No Man's Sky Online will feature "many recognisable online elements" and will bring people together "like never before". However, it also stresses that it doesn't consider the game to be an MMO, and that the new features "won't require a subscription, won't contain microtransactions, and will be free for all existing players".
Hello Games plans to share more information about this component, and two other unspecified components, "in the coming weeks".