A Way Out Passes expected Lifetime Sales in 2 Weeks

By JD on April 16, 2018 Gaming News with 2 Comments
A Way Out

When EA took in Hazelight Studios and their ambitious project, they assumed A Way Out would probably sell less than 900,000 copies during its entire lifetime. Now, the indie studio has announced that the co-op adventure has passed 1 million copies sold just two weeks after it launched.


A Way Out
7.4
Steam
22€
A Way Out Xbox One
7.4
Steam
18.99€
A Way Out PS4
7.6
Steam
19.99€

 

Hazelight took to Twitter to announce the milestone, expressing how speechless they were at the support they’ve been given. Infamous game director Josef Fares then added that the milestone would also indicate that 2 million people have gone through the adventure. You can check out their tweets below:

It’s not clear whether the 2 million players stat is based on fact or was just deduced from the number of sales. In case you’re not aware, A Way Out requires 2 players to be playing throughout the adventure but only requires one of those players to purchase a copy of the game even when playing online. It’s possible that more copies were sold than what’s necessary for all players, but we really can’t say.

The game launched last 23 March to average reviews. Most critics found the co-op gameplay worthwhile but noted that the mixture of mechanics and the presence of QTE’s were not to their liking.


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