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News video games 28 September 2022, 11:57

author: Adrian Werner

Slime Rancher 2 Grows Into September's Biggest Sales Hit [UPDATE]

Slime Rancher 2 is doing very well. The game is selling much faster than the devs expected, and is getting very positive feedback from players.

Update

Slime Rancher 2's good streak continues. The CEO of Monomi Park, the studio responsible for the project, boasted of the latest sales results.

  1. So far Slime Rancher 2 has found more than 300 thousand buyers. This result was achieved in four days after launch.
  2. The game was for some time the biggest video game bestseller on Steam.
  3. Importantly, this success was achieved without any crunch, offering unlimited paid leave to employees.
Slime Rancher 2 Grows Into Septembers Biggest Sales Hit [UPDATE] - picture #1
Source: Twitter.

Original message (September 25, 2022)

Monomi Park has reasons to be satisfied. Released three days ago in early access, the game Slime Rancher 2 has already proven to be a big success.

  1. Sales of Slime Rancher 2 exceeded 100,000 copies in just six hours after the launch.
  2. The dream of the developers was to reach this level after 24 hours, so they are very happy.
  3. The best hour of the launch day generated many times higher revenue than their previous best day for the first part of the series.
  4. The game met with a very warm reception on Steam, where 96% of user ratings praise Slime Rancher 2, which is categorized as an "overwhelmingly positive" reception.
  5. The title is also achieving impressive activity results. The current record is 21,524 concurrent users on Steam, three times as many than in the case of the first game.
Slime Rancher 2 Grows Into Septembers Biggest Sales Hit [UPDATE] - picture #2
Source: Twitter.

Recall that Slime Rancher 2 debuted in early access on September 22. The game hit PC (on Steam and Epic Games Store) and Xbox Series X/S consoles. The game is also available as part of a Game Pass subscription, on both PC and XSX/S. It can also be played via streaming through the xCloud service.

The developers anticipate that the game will spend at least eighteen months in Early Access, so the release of version 1.0 will take place in 2024 at the earliest.

  1. Slime Rancher - official website
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