Sea Of Stars Amasses Over 4 Million Players In Just Four Months

The value includes players across all platforms and subscription catalogs.

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  • Sea of Stars has reached over 4 million players since its launch across all platforms and subscriptions.
  • The indie game launched to positive reviews while the Switch version received universal acclaim.
  • Sea of Stars won the Best Indie Game award at Golden Joystick and TGA 2023.

Sea of Stars has attracted over four million players across all platforms and subscription services within four months of release. The game’s official account announced the milestone in a tweet on X (formerly known as Twitter), expressing its gratitude toward the community of players that contributed to this achievement.

As an independent game, it has managed to bring in a sizeable audience of players across the various platforms it launched on. Given its nature as a project from the other side of the industry’s spectrum, this milestone carries significantly more impact than a title produced at a larger scale with a publisher’s backing.

Besides this latest milestone, Sea of Stars has also garnered praise from various critics and users alike. The PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC versions received scores of 87, 89, and 88 respectively. Meanwhile, the Nintendo Switch version of the game gained universal acclaim with a rating of 91.

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Furthermore, the RPG has received recognition for its quality in the form of accolades. It was nominated for Best Independent Game at The Game Awards 2023 and for Golden Joystick’s Best Indie Game & Ultimate Game of the Year. It won the award for best indie game at both events.

In an era where corporations are constantly striving to maximize revenue with minimal effort, adopting a “release now, patch later” approach, and investing substantial resources and funds into development, resulting in widespread price increases and human costs associated with business operations, Sea of Stars encapsulates the true essence of gaming.

Sea of Stars
Sea of Stars

As technology continues to advance rapidly, indie games have the potential to eventually compete with AAA development. Nevertheless, the game’s success demonstrates that relying solely on technological advancements and high-end visuals is not always necessary to create an enjoyable and profitable product.

Sea of Stars launched on August 29, 2023, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and last-gen consoles.

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