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State of Decay 2 has pulled in over 3 million players

The title launched on May 22, and initially managed to attract over 2 million players in less than two weeks.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

June 29, 2018

1 Min Read

Newsbrief: Undead Labs' zombie survival sequel, State of Decay 2, has surpassed 3 million players in little over a month. 

The title launched on May 22, and managed to attract over 2 million players in less than two weeks. While those numbers are impressive, it's worth remembering that players doesn't translate directly into sales. 

For starters, multiple users could be sharing the same copy of the game, while the title is also available through Xbox Game Pass, meaning those subscribed to the Netflix-style service can access it at no extra cost.

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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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