Scarlet Nexus has seen its participant base boosted by 1,000,000 gamers from Xbox Sport Cross, writer Bandai Namco mentioned right now.
The announcement got here as the sport handed the 2 million participant determine general – with the opposite million coming from 1m copies shipped to retailers and offered digitally (thanks, RPGSite).
It is intriguing to see the RPG acquire such a big attain by Microsoft’s subscription service – at a time when the ability of being included in these has been below the highlight. The motion RPG was added to Sport Cross again in September final 12 months.
Earlier this week, Oddworld Inhabitants’ Lorne Lanning mentioned his deal to launch Oddworld: Soulstorm on PlayStation Plus was “devastating” for the group, as a result of sport’s delay and the knock-on impact this had with extra folks enjoying the sport through Plus somewhat than shopping for it outright.
Sony’s overhauled PlayStation Plus service launches in June, with three tiers of subscription to select from.
Scarlet Nexus sport director Kenji Anabuki has beforehand spoken of the advantages of being added to Xbox Sport Cross, nevertheless.
“It has undoubtedly given Scarlet Nexus a lift in publicity and recognition,” Anabuki mentioned in February, as a part of a dialogue the place he additionally talked about concepts for a possible sequel. “It has additionally largely contributed to the visibility and gross sales of downloadable content material.”