100,000 copies bought in in the future for Sea of ​​Stars – Radio-Canada.ca

The extremely anticipated online game Sea of ​​​​Stars from the Sabotage studio in Quebec Metropolis, launched on Tuesday, is already profitable over the plenty: greater than 100,000 gamers purchased the title in in the future.

We’re speechless. “Thanks!” the studio wrote on its social networks, asserting the August 29 gross sales.

“Pinch me,” added Thierry Boulanger, co-founder, inventive director and CEO of Sabotage.

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The role-playing recreation Sea of ​​​​Stars is already receiving rave opinions from professionals on the Metacritic web site. A number of, like specialised websites Dexerto (PS5) and IGN Brazil (Xbox Collection X), even charge it 100%.

Not solely did they tactfully pay homage to their inspirations, however in addition they left an indelible mark on the JRPG style with a collection of beautiful new concepts. [jeu de rôle]. Sea of ​​​​Stars is a contemporary basic.

At the moment, scores fluctuate between 88 and 91% on common relying on the medium (PC or consoles). It’s nonetheless too early to get the score given by gamers.

The bar was set excessive as impartial studio Sabotage’s first title, The Messenger, loved big worldwide success. Nonetheless, based on Sabotage co-founder Martin Brouard, the title bought 50,000 copies in simply over every week, as he revealed in an interview with GameIndustry.biz. (New window)

Promotional art for the video game release.  We see the writing "The messenger" in purple on a science fiction background.

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The messenger laid the inspiration for Sabotage Studio’s reputation.

Photograph: Courtesy / Sabotage Studio

Because of its repute, the studio behind Sea of ​​​​Stars, whose plot takes place earlier than that of the primary opus, efficiently managed its crowdfunding on Kickstarter, changing into the primary Canadian marketing campaign to interrupt the million-dollar mark, Radio mentioned – Canada in 2020 Mariona Ferrer, director of the Québec EPIX area of interest of excellence, at Québec Worldwide.

We will count on a brand new wave of purchases of the sport by Quebec gamers when the sport model is launched by the tip of the yr, based on the hope of Thierry Boulanger, who will write the texts.

The video game character Garl speaks in Joual

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You may get a glimpse of the sport model of the Sea of ​​Stars recreation on the demonstrators. Nonetheless, the Quebec model of the title will probably be launched later this yr.

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The sport will be launched on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Collection X and S consoles, Nintendo Swap and PC. The title can also be at present obtainable for Xbox Recreation Move and PlayStation Plus subscriptions, a uncommon double for a online game.