Stardew Valley Has Sold Over Half A Million Copies Since Launch

According to Steam spy, indie farming sim Stardew Valley has sold 542,874 copies on Steam alone since its release late last month. What’s more, 94% of the purchasers of the game were still logged as having played it in the past two weeks; a number that shows interest hasn’t died down much among the community.

    Score rank: 99% Userscore: 98% Metascore: 86%
    Owners: 542,874 ± 16,974
    Players in the last 2 weeks: 511,088 ± 16,470 (94.14%)
    Players total: 524,472 ± 16,684 (96.61%)
    Peak concurrent players yesterday: 43,750
    YouTube stats: 6,975,509 views and 47,790 comments for videos uploaded last week, over 50 new videos uploaded yesterday
    Playtime in the last 2 weeks: 22:00 (average) 14:12 (median)
    Playtime total: 23:50 (average) 15:16 (median)

Developed by one-man development team ConcernedApe (Eric Barone), Stardew Valley was a four year project intended to sharpen the developer’s programming skills while he looked for a job within the tech sector. With the game’s runaway success, he may no longer need it.

Thanks go to NeoGAF for the tip.

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Carl is both a JRPG fan and a CRPG'er who especially loves European PC games. Even with more than three decades of gaming under his belt, he feels the best of the hobby is yet to come.

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