Obsidian Leisure resides the dream proper now. The studio’s newest sport ‘Grounded’ was unveiled on the Xbox Video games Showcase and was launched on 28th July 2020. As of in the present day, the sport official has over 1,000,000 gamers and issues are wanting good. It has undoubtedly managed to surpass expectations and is shortly rising in reputation.
‘Grounded’ was already a Steam best-seller a day after launch. The yard survival sport was definitely not anticipated to do effectively after the preview on the Showcase. However by no means decide a ebook by its cowl. The preview itself was very quirky whereby the trailer known as “Cyberpunk 2077” the biggest game of the year. ‘Grounded’ then again is the smallest sport of the yr because the devs declare (fairly actually).
Xbox Wire announcement
The announcement of the sport reaching the a million gamers mark was made on the Xbox Wire. Sport Director Adam Brennecke writes “We need to thank the neighborhood for displaying help for the current launch of Grounded on Xbox Sport Preview and Steam Early Entry. In its first two days of availability, we’ve had over a million gamers discover the mysterious yard, battle big spiders, and collect tons of helpful supplies — which has completely blown away our small group of 13 right here at Obsidian!”
Month-to-month updates ranging from August 27th
It’s undoubtedly nice to see that such a small group may produce one thing so wonderful. However that wasn’t the one announcement. Adam additionally wrote “With so a lot of you curious about our sport, we will’t wait to deliver you extra to do in Grounded each month. As we sit up for constructing Grounded collectively, we need to let that this journey is simply the beginning of the journey and we will probably be making continued updates and fixes to make sure the most effective participant expertise doable. Additionally, beginning August 27, we’ll start our month-to-month supply of sport updates.
That is excellent news for the followers who’re already having fun with the sport. Extra content material coming to the sport may solely imply that the studio has ‘large’ plans for his or her ‘small’ sport.
The followers didn’t significantly love the video games introduced on the Showcase. Aside from the discontent relating to Halo Infinite, lots of followers complained that the opposite video games didn’t actually excite them. However Grounded’s success modifications issues. If the smallest sport can see so successful, think about what the opposite ‘medium-sized’ video games may obtain.
Sources: Xbox Wire