Age of Wonders: Planetfall had the best launch sales in series history

Age of Wonders: Planetfall had the best launch sales in series history

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the newest entry in a collection that’s been round for 20 years, however it doesn’t look this model of technique goes away any time quickly. Planetfall has had the most effective launch month gross sales of any recreation in collection historical past, securing it the quantity 15 spot within the NPD’s record of best-selling August titles within the US. Spectacular, even when that’s a couple of steps behind resurgent Minecraft sales. Planetfall has an enormous benefit over earlier Age of Wonders titles, although - it got here out on consoles proper alongside its conventional PC launch. The NPD numbers embrace digital gross sales right here, so Steam is an element, however the Xbox One and PlayStation four releases doubtless cemented the brand new recreation’s collection document. In accordance with Steam Charts, Planetfall peaked at 10,346 gamers through the launch window. Concurrent participant counts aren't a terrific indicator of gross sales, however that quantity is a bit of bit decrease than Age of Wonders III’s launch, which hit 11,091 players. However that was again in 2014, and the PC market is sort of a bit greater nowadays - which, sadly, is just not mirrored in Planetfall’s participant rely.

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