One Million Users Pour Into Risk of Rain 2

Early Access to Risk of Rain 2 just began on Steam less than six weeks ago, and now developer Hopoo Games and publisher Gearbox announce the Windows roguelike shooter has sold more than one million copies. The game did launch with a buy one, get one free promotion, and it's not clear if these bonus copies tally into this, but either way it's an impressive sales milestone for the sequel to an indie game. Here's word:
Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing today announced that Risk of Rain 2, its new third-person roguelike shooter, has sold over one million units in the month following its launch into Steam Early Access on March 28, 2019. This significant milestone comes hot on the heels of the Risk of Rain 2 early access forecast reveal, which detailed content players can expect leading up to launch next Spring.

“First off, we are beyond excited to announce that Risk of Rain 2 has surpassed one million sales on Steam alone in the month following our Early Access launch!” said Paul Morse and Duncan Drummond of Hopoo Games. “To give you guys a little bit of context, it took us almost five years to hit that same number on Steam for Risk of Rain 1. We are so excited to see how many of you are jumping into RoR 2 and bringing your friends with you, thank you all so much.”

The sequel to the beloved indie hit, Risk of Rain 2 brings 3D graphics and third-person shooter mechanics to the franchise while holding true to its roguelike roots. Risk of Rain 2 is available on Steam in early access for $19.99 and slated to launch in Spring 2020. Download it today here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/632360/Risk_of_Rain_2/
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[VG]Reagle wrote on May 5, 2019, 07:13:
A million turds playing a turd.

You've pretty much rendered any future criticism of games from you as irrelevant based on that statement.
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Frijoles wrote on May 3, 2019, 21:19:
Anyone play this solo? Thoughts?

Don't listen to the crusties here, it's a lot of fun, and game being just fun to play is worthy of praise. The core gameplay is solid, and the transition to 3D is pretty much perfect. However, there's no end to the game yet, and it's missing levels, classes and bosses, so unless you're fine with just doing runs where you try to see how far you can survive and if you can become so godlike you break the game, I'd recommend waiting for the full release early next year.
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A million turds playing a turd.
DON'T LIKE MY COMMENTS?!? THEN STOP RELEASING GARBAGE.
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It's very simple and repetitive. Not completely dull but super unworthy of current praise.
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Anyone play this solo? Thoughts?
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