In November, more than half a billion people played Among Us in total. Statistics were provided by the SuperData portal. Analysts said that this is a record for the number of audience in games for the month.
Most of the people playing Among Us on mobile devices. At the same time, the PC version of the title is mainly monetized-3% of players play from the computer, which bring 64% of the total revenue.
The release of Among Us took place in 2018 on PC, iOS and Android, but the game gained the greatest popularity in 2020 thanks to streams on Twitch. Earlier, Nintendo announced the release of Among Us on Switch. It is not known at what price Among Us will be available on the hybrid console.
Steam’s fall 2020 sale sets profit record
The fall sale of steam 2020 was the most profitable in the history of the promotion. The amount of revenue is unknown. The results are published in a blog on the official website of the digital store.
During the promotion, about one million gamers bought a game or made a microtransaction on steam for the first time — this is 33% more than in 2019. peak online users reached 24 million people — last year this figure was 17 million. According to Valve, in 2020, more games also achieved financial success.
Earlier, the list of nominees who got to the steam awards 2020 became known. so far, valve has announced participants in six categories. voting will begin on december 22.
The free distribution of Anno 1701 has started in Ubisoft Connect
Ubisoft has introduced the Ubisoft’s Happy Holidays gift set, which can be picked up for free on December 19-20. Gifts include Anno 1701 and Starlink: Battle for Atlas, as well as in-game items for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion.
Free games (available on Ubisoft Connect PC):
Anno 1701 History Edition;
Starlink: Battle for Atlas Digital Edition;
Trials Rising Standard Edition;
In-game items (available on all platforms):
the Navigator Settlement Kit and the Bayek suit in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla;
Ubisoft Power Armor and Mask in Watch Dogs: Legion;
gift “Nahari: snowsurfer” in the Hyper Scape.
Gifts can only be received once for each account. To use the in-game elements, you need to buy and / or download the corresponding games.