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Among Us releases for PlayStation and Xbox consoles in December

It’s taken a while, but it’s finally coming. On December 14, Among Us will be released for PS4, PS5, Xbox consoles and Xbox Game Pass. The release comes with all previous content and on PlayStation consoles you will net a Ratchet & Clank cosmetic. While the game releasing on these consoles is good news itself, there’s even better news: the game allows for crossplay between systems so everyone can play together. And 4-15 player lobbies are supported with online multiplayer. Among Us is an online multiplayer social deduction game developed by Innersloth, and it was originally released on iOS and…

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Epic finally admits Fortnite’s Imposters mode was inspired by Among Us

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Fortnite’s Impostors mode was indeed inspired by the popular indie game Among Us, the game’s official Twitter account has admitted. The initial tweet brought to attention the fact Fortnite’s mode now contains a new Role Bias feature which allows you to decide between being an Impostor or Agent when playing Public and Private matches. The most recent update, v18.20, also added an Impostors playlist with open Voice Chat. In today’s tweet, Epic said the mode was “inspired by the hit…

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Among Us Developers Say They ‘Burnt Out’ After Twitch Success

It’s weird to think about, but there was a time less than a year ago when Among Us wasn’t a household name. When it first launched in 2018, it wasn’t a failure, exactly, but it seemed destined to live out its days as quietly as a good imposter—except without the killing. Then, last summer, it blew up thanks to a small handful of popular Twitch streamers, who then spread it to every other popular Twitch streamer. Suddenly, all eyes were on Among Us’ then-three-person development team.

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Summer Game Fest: How To Watch E3 2021’s Kickoff

E3 begins today with ubiquitous video games cheerleader Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest Kickoff event. Here’s when and where to watch. Summer Game Fest kicks off Thursday, June 10, at 11 a.m. PT/ 2 p.m. ET. You can watch the event on Youtube, embedded below, or on Twitch. You can also watch on Twitter, if you want to spend the whole thing squinting at a tiny box.There’s also an audio descriptive co-stream on Twitch streamer superblindman’s channel. We don’t know the entirety of what we’ll be seeing at the kickoff, though Keighley’s past events, like the Game Awards, usually have…

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Among Us is free this week on the Epic Games Store

By Stephany Nunneley 27 May 2021 16:55 GMT Your next freebie on the Epic Games Store is live.The popular game will usually run you $4.99, Among Us is free for the next week through the Epic Games Store.Watch on YouTubeIf you have never played the game, in it, you play with 4-10 players online or via local WiFi as you attempt to prepare your spaceship for departure. However, there could be one or more random players among the Crew that is an Impostor set on killing everyone.Here’s more: Life as a Crewmate: Complete all your tasks on the ship to win,…

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Among Us has launched its big airship map and account system

Imposter simulator Among Us has just pressed the big launch button on its new airship map. The new playground for sneaky assassinations has its own new chores to complete and shortcuts to memorize. Along with the new map, the big update also brings the account system Innersloth have been working on which allows reporting other users for their bad behavior. Worse behavior than crew murder, that is. They’ve given a rundown on both today with the map’s launch. Read more

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Fall Guys Season 4 coming next week, includes Among Us crossover

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 15 March 2021 16:10 GMT Fall Guys Season 4 has been confirmed, and the start date has been announced with a new cinematic trailer that teases a sci-fi theme and an Among Us crossover.After we saw Fall Guys Season 4 teased with a clip of a 60-player gauntlet with low gravity zones last week, the developers at Mediatonic have now formally announced what’s coming next for the party game.Today, Mediatonic and Devolver Digital pushed a new trailer that confirms Fall Guys Season 4 will be available on all platforms on March 22. Check out the new trailer…

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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, 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…