It Takes Two has set a personal record for player numbers on Steam, buoyed by its success at year-end game awards and Steam’s winter sale.
It Takes Two has seen a massive resurgence in popularity in recent weeks with the breakout hit appearing multiple times on year-end game charts and even winning Game of the Year at the 2021 Game Awards. The co-op game has been a success with both critics and fans alike for its heavy focus on the multiplayer element of gameplay and its implementation of unconventional approaches to forcing players to work together. to complete the game’s intricate and intricate puzzles. Now, the game’s success has reached another major milestone, fueled by the buzz surrounding the awards and recent sales.
It Takes Two received critical acclaim after its release last March. Hazelight Studios’ experience with the multiplayer-centric A Way Out in 2018 has been profitable for the indie studio as the game has broken the one million mark in sales just a month after its release and continues to sell well. throughout the year. Now, with the game once again becoming the talk of the gaming industry following its massive success with multiple awards, It Takes Two has set a new player record on Steam while also releasing introduced during the Steam Winter Sale.
Fueled by the Steam Winter Sale that slashed game prices by 50% to $19.99, It Takes Two has set a new personal record for player count on Steam with 24,402 players teaming up to tackle it. multiplayer game on Sunday. It Takes Two’s free friend card, which allows players to join a friend without purchasing the game, also peaked at 11,834, bringing the total number of combinations close to the game’s original record set. near March when the game reached a total of 37,349 players.
Although it’s only been ten months, It Takes Two also rose to near the top of Steam’s bestseller list during the major market’s annual Winter Sale. It Takes Two hit #3 on the top seller chart last week due to the sale mentioned earlier and remains near the top of the Steam sales chart, currently sitting at No. #5 on Steam’s global best-selling chart, competing with other hit games like Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach .
In late 2021, It Takes Two took home a number of accolades as the game was recognized for its unique gameplay and massive success the indie title has seen over the course of the past year. Besides Game of the Year at the Game Awards, It Takes Two also won Best Multiplayer Game and Best Family Game, and the co-op game even made TIME Magazine’s Top 10 Games for 2021. It Takes Two has seen incredible success in its first ten seasons a few months after its release and, with Steam sales and Game Awards rekindling interest in the game, it will continue continue to grow in 2022.
It Takes Two is currently available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.