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Slime Rancher 2 surpasses 300k units sold. This was achieved with ‘zero crunch’, game director says
Slime Rancher 2, a sequel to the 2017 hit first-person simulation game, came out to a massive success. According to indie studio Monomi Park, the title has sold over 300k units in less than a week since its launch.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus already sold over 6.5 million copies. But could it look at least a little less hideous?
With more than 6.5 million copies sold in the first week, Pokémon Legends: Arceus is another blockbuster in the world-famous franchise. Despite the huge success, a lot of users have issues with the game’s visuals. So is there anything that could have been done to make it look if not stunning but at least decent?
Metroid Dread to become highest-selling game in series, but it’s still nothing compared to other Nintendo blockbusters
Nintendo has disclosed new data on the sales of its games. While Mario Kart 8 and Animal Crossing continue to generate huge numbers as expected, Metroid Dread is on the way to becoming the biggest-selling title of the whole franchise.
Simon Carless on how you can count game sales based on number of user reviews on Steam
Discoverability expert Simon Carless has shared his thoughts on how developers can quantify their game’s success on Steam based on the number of user reviews. According to his calculations, only 1.5% of new titles released in October 2021 sold at least 40k units in week one.
Insider: Battlefield 2042 reportedly sells over 4 million copies in first week
While Battlefield 2042 had many technical problems at launch and got negative reviews from players, the game still might be doing great in terms of sales. According to a new report, the shooter reached 4.23 million units sold in its first week.
Farming Simulator 22 reaches record-breaking 1.5 million copies sold in first week
Farming Simulator 22 has become Giants Software’s first self-published release, and it is already showing strong numbers. The game reached 1.5 million units sold in its first week, breaking the series’ previous record.
Tales of Arise sells over 1 million copies in first week, bringing total shipments of series to 25 million
Bandai Namco has revealed that its new RPG Tales of Arise has sold over 1 million copies globally in just a week. It helped bring the total shipments of the famous Japanese series to 25 million units.
Curve Digital sees indie action title The Ascent as ‘AAA competitor’ after it generates $5 million
Despite some mixed reviews from critics, players met The Ascent with generally positive reviews. And the game has already surpassed $5 million in revenue, which is a record for publisher Curve Digital.
Panic sells over 20,000 Playdate handhelds for indie games in less than 20 minutes
On July 29, Panic opened pre-orders for Playdate, a handheld device for indie games fitted with a crank. It has been making a buzz for its design and cute look for a while. And it seems that the hype was justified, as it took less than 20 minutes to sell over 20,000 units.