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Reigns sells big on mobile, proves premium games can still be king

Card-swiping monarchy sim Reigns has sold over 600,000 in just over a month, developer Nerial has revealed.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

September 14, 2016

1 Min Read

Newsbrief: Card-swiping monarchy sim Reigns has sold more than 600,000 copies in just over a month, developer Nerial has revealed

It's an impressive number given the game's premium status, and while Reigns is available on Android, iOS, and Steam, the majority of those sales came from smartphones. 

For added context, the game currently retails for $2.99 on all three stores. Although a $5.96 collectors edition, which includes a companion book, soundtrack, and interactive OST, is also available on Steam.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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