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Cyberpunk 2077 release contributed to digital sales record in December – SuperData

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 15:56 GMT Digital games saw a significant sales increase year-over-year setting a $12 billion record for the month of December, thanks in part to the release of Cyberpunk 2077.According to SuperData figures, the release of Cyberpunk 2077 helped digital PC sales grow 40% year-over-year (yoy). December also saw 15% growth from the prior year with the total monthly revenue ever. Mobile grew 5% yoy while console earnings grew 16%. The SuperData report states Cyberpunk 2077 had the biggest game launch of all time based on digital revenue and digital units sold, which were…

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Here’s why Among Us updates are taking so long

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:55 GMT Spoiler: the small team that made it couldn’t keep up with the multiplayer game’s sudden success.Developer Innersloth has given some insight into why updates for Among Us are taking a while.In a post on Itch.io, the studio said that the surprise success of the multiplayer title in 2020 meant that it had to fundamentally change how it did things behind the scenes, as well as having to hire in a number of new staff to help out.“Not to dive into too much organizational stuff, but not only did we need to…

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Among Us was the most-downloaded mobile game of 2020

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 8 January 2021 16:48 GMT According to data compiled by Apptopia, Among Us was the most-downloaded mobile game of 2020.Apptopia, which collects data from Google Play and the App Store, has compiled a report on the most-downloaded games worldwide and in the US during 2020.The data finds Among Us was the most-downloaded game both worldwide and in the US. Worldwide, the game saw 264 million downloads and in the US the number is 41 million.Among Us is currently available on PC, iOS, Switch and Android, and is coming to Xbox Game Pass for console this year. It…

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Among Us coming to Xbox consoles in 2021

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 20 December 2020 17:41 GMT Among Us has launched on Xbox Game Pass for PC and is coming to Xbox Game Pass on consoles in 2021.Among Us is coming to Xbox next year, the platform holder announced in a post over on the Xbox blog.If you are an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you can access Among Us on PC right now – although console players are going to have to wait until the game launches in 2021.Following the announcement via the Xbox channels, Innersloth made its own announcement, too. We don’t have any idea specifically when…

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Among Us coming to Nintendo Switch later today

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 15 December 2020 17:52 GMT The perfect paranoid Christmas game. Multiplayer smash hit Among Us is coming to Nintendo Switch today (Tuesday, December 15).The release was announced at the close of today’s an indie-focused Nintendo Direct and comes with cross-play support so you can murder your friends on other platforms. This comes hot on the heals of the newly-announced Airship map for Among Us, which was announced last week at The Game Awards. We’re sure that this will make for an interesting Christmas gameInnersloth’s paranoia-fueled multiplayer hit is also shortly coming to Xbox Game Pass for…

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Skyrim, Yakuza remasters and Among Us are coming to Xbox Game Pass

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 11 December 2020 12:12 GMT Microsoft adds yet more big names to its subscription service.Some heavy hitters are coming to Xbox Game Pass in the near future.In a video shown at last night’s The Game Awards, Microsoft revealed that The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim – Special Edition would be coming to its subscription service in just a few days, on December 15, just over nine years after its initial November 2011 release. This comes in the wake of the company’s announcement in September that it was buying Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5B.Meanwhile,…

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New Among Us map is set on an airship

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 11 December 2020 03:16 GMT Among Us has shown off its new map tonight.Moments ago at tonight’s The Game Awards 2020 ceremony, Among Us developer, Innersloth, brought a trailer for the game’s new map. We actually got a first teaser of this last month, but this the longer version of the trailer.The map is indeed set on a new ship, which does feature a couple of new objectives, such as the WiFi box for data uploading.The Airship is a spaceship full of tasks, the ability to start off in different rooms, vents, puzzles and an emergency…

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AOC could be streaming on Twitch again soon

By Alex Calvin, Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:58 GMT United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said that she will be appearing on streaming service Twitch again in the near future.Replying to a query on the subject on Twitter, the Bronx and Queens Rep said that she planned to appear on Twitch once more, but maybe after she’s had some rest.The politician – popularly known as AOC – is coming off the back of winning a second term as the representative in her New York district this week as part of the elections in America. At the time of writing, the…

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be streaming Among Us live on Twitch tonight at 9pm, alongside HasanAbi and Pokimane, on her new channel.

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Among Us’ Improbable Rise To The Top Of Twitch

When Among Us, a game of deception set in deep space, was first conceived a few years ago, online multiplayer wasn’t in the cards. It wasn’t even going to be on PC. Streamers were the last thing on its developers’ minds. And yet, over the weekend, the game solidified its status as a Twitch phenomenon, peaking at nearly 400,000 concurrent viewers across countless channels.