Days Gone director Jeff Ross has revealed that the open-world post-apocalyptic title moved eight million copies worldwide in 19 months, regardless of Sony giving folks the impression the sport didn’t carry out properly commercially.
Right here’s what Ross needed to say on Twitter:
On the time I left Sony, Days Gone had been out for a 12 months and a half (and a month), and offered over 8 million copies. It is since gone on to promote extra, after which one million+ on Steam. Native studio administration at all times made us really feel prefer it was an enormous disappointment. #daysgone #PlayStation https://t.co/KMZr2pGe9r
— Jeff Ross (@JakeRocket) January 5, 2022
Days Gone was launched for the PS4 in April 2019, though Sony Bend Studio is now engaged on a model new title as an alternative of a sequel. Reportedly, Ross did pitch a follow-up that included on-line co-op, however it was rejected.
Bend Studio has been engaged on its new IP since September 2019 if we’re to imagine the most recent Web murmurs, though particulars on the challenge stay beneath wraps. In response to Sony’s Hermen Hulst, the sport will characteristic a ‘nice new idea.’
Days Gone was later ported to the PC final Spring, and you may learn our full evaluate to see the way it shapes up right here.