The PC version, which costs $ 5 USD, was responsible for 64% of revenue from August to November, despite accounting for only 3% of the player base.SuperData also revealed that the launch of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands led to the highest monthly revenue for MMOs since 2008 and the highest number of players since 2010. In addition, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla sold 1.7 million units digitally and performed 50% better than Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
Although Among Us was originally released in 2018, 2020 is the year where it found incredible success and popularity thanks to top streamers around the world who played it. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez even played Among Us on Twitch to encourage voting and drew over 430,000 viewers.
In our Among Us review, we said that it ‘lives up to the hype created by its delayed explosion in popularity, for the most part. It’s a style of intense, refreshing multiplayer experience that simply did not capture digitally before. recently. It’s well-earned following talk of how tempting killing and deceiving your friends can be, as well as Innersloth’s inviting art, accessibility, and clever mini-game design.For more on Among Us, now available on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox Game Pass for PC, check out its upcoming card called The Airship and our look at how Among Us came back from the brink of obscurity.
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