11 bit studios is celebrating the sixth anniversary of Frostpunk. The survival city builder’s lifetime sales have now surpassed 5 million copies.

Frostpunk hits 5 million copies sold, adding another 3 million in last three years

11 bit studios shared the news in a blog post on Steam, also saying that players spent 24 hours in Frostpunk on average. What’s even more impressive is that around 3% of users played the game for over 1,000 hours.

Originally released on Steam in April 2018, Frostpunk is currently also available on PlayStation and Xbox. It is unclear how the 5 million copies are distributed across platforms, but here are the main sales milestones the title has achieved since its launch:

This means the game took three years to sell another three million units. It is also worth noting that its total audience could be larger since it is also available on Game Pass.

Frostpunk currently has a “Very Positive” rating on Steam, with 92% of the 85.3k user reviews being positive. According to SteamDB, it also peaked at over 29k concurrent players at launch, still averaging around 4-5k peak CCU every day.

This makes Frostpunk the most played game developed or published by 11 bit studios. It is followed by This War of Mine (9.5k CCU), Moonlighter (6.2k CCU), Children of Morta (4.3k CCU), and Anomaly 2 (3k CCU).

Right now, 11 bit studios is gearing up for the launch of Frostpunk 2, the long-awaited sequel coming out on July 25 for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. Set 30 years after the apocalyptic storm, it will also feature the new sandbox mode called Utopia Builder.

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