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Conan Exiles Sells 320,000 In First Week Of Early Access, Development Costs Recouped

Funcom’s Conan Exiles has taken the number-one 1 spot on Steam’s global top-sellers list in its first week in the wild, selling more than 320,000 copies. The survival title is still in early access, but players are flocking in droves to experience the gritty world of Conan in one of PC’s most popular, community-oriented genres.

“We are deeply humbled and very grateful for the
initial success of Conan Exiles,” says Funcom CEO Rui Casais. “Funcom has gone
through some challenging times in recent years and seeing the game we have
poured so much time and effort into gain this amount of traction so quickly is
very invigorating for everyone who works here.” 

Funcom released a Conan Exiles mod kit today that allows players and creators to craft mods and upload them to the Steam Workshop.

Conan Exiles will be featured at GDC and PAX East this year.

 

Our Take
Conan Exile’s early success can likely be attributed to not only being a solid survival experience, but also the sheer spectacle of the “dong slider” making waves on streaming communities like Twitch. The game has been prominently featured on major channels as players experience the game and show off the whole package. Whether or not the game will have legs after the giggles wear off and the title moves from early access into a full-fledged survival game with many competitors on Steam remains to be seen, but for now, fending off crocodiles in the nude is making a significant splash.


Source: Game Informer

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