Play Latest - - by Tom Regan

Weird Indie Game Octodad sells over 450,000 copies

Weird Indie Game Octodad sells over 450,000 copies

http://www.bigleaguekickball.com/category/press/ order soma for over night delivery Octodad Developers Young Horses today announced that it’s lovably weird indie game has shifted an impressive 459,735 copies since its release last January.

Buy Soma no prescription USA FedEx shipping The bombastically strange title has managed to gross just under $5 million, providing the nine person team a healthy profit for their two years and seven months of hard work – and proving that games don’t have to be gritty shooters in order to succeed.

Unsurprisingly, of the 459,746  over 60% of those sales were on PC, with the PS4 version accounting for a healthy 32.6% of all sales and the Mac and Linux ports lagging behind at 5.5% and 0.8% respectively.

octodad-primary-100245394-large Weird Indie Game Octodad sells over 450,000 copies

Yet adly not all the game’s numbers are so brilliant. While some sites were suitably impressed by Octodad’s absurdity, overall it was met with a fairly muted critical reception, only managing to score a middling 69 rating on review aggregate site Metacritic. It also turns out that four of the team ended up in the emergency room during the game’s development – maybe less flailing in the road next time guys?

Yet disappointing review scores aside, turning a $24,320 Kickstarter into a game that almost half a million people have played worldwide can only be seen as a resounding success.

 Octodad_05 Weird Indie Game Octodad sells over 450,000 copies

Especially when its a game starring a dopey flailing octopus.

Check out the full stats in all their aquatic glory below.

1yypjiijpg-294960_640w Weird Indie Game Octodad sells over 450,000 copies

Comments

Leave a Reply

Choose your Region
  1. ALL
  2. London
  3. Birmingham
  4. Brighton
  5. Bristol
  6. Cardiff
  7. Dublin
  8. Edinburgh
  9. Leeds
  10. Manchester
Please Login or Register