Age of Wonders 4 set the fastest selling record in series
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Age of Wonders 4 set the fastest-selling record in series history and topped the Steam weekly chart

The Age of Wonders fantasy strategy series hasn’t had a numbered release for the past nine years, but in early May 2023, Dutch Triumph Studios released Age of Wonders 4 and made the right decision.

    Image Source: Steam (Andy)

Image Source: Steam (Andy)

How informed The publisher of the project, Paradox Interactive, since the launch of Age of Wonders 4, its total sales on all target platforms has exceeded a quarter of a million copies, ie 250,000 copies.

Age of Wonders 4 achieves this result just four days after its official release (including pre-orders), making it the fastest-selling game in franchise history.

“It’s never easy to find the right balance when developing a sequel, especially on a series this long with so many fans. The response from franchise veterans and newcomers has been incredible.”said Triumph co-founder Lennart Sas.

In anticipation of the release, Age of Wonders 4 received positive reviews from critics (82-83% on OpenCritic and Metacritic), and after the premiere, the novelty was appreciated by Steam users (“very positive” reviews and 42,000 concurrent players). .

Speaking of Steam: this week from May 2nd to 9th Age of Wonders 4 led the top 10 Steam games by revenue (excluding shareware titles), ahead of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

Age of Wonders 4 debuted May 2 on PC (steam, Epic game store), PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S. As part of the season pass, the game will receive two full expansions and two content packs. The first of them, Dragon Dawn, is expected in the summer.

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