Demise Stranding first discovered success as a PS4 unique, however the recreation has evidently achieved very properly on PC, as properly. Writer 505 Video games’ mother or father group Digital Bros has shared the sport’s spectacular income figures in its newest financial report, and it dwarfs the corporate’s different video games.
For the yr ending December 31, 2020, Death Stranding managed to earn greater than €23 million, which is over $27 million. That is regardless of the sport solely releasing in July of that yr, and put it considerably above the corporate’s different main AAA video games like Control and Ghostrunner for the yr.
Nevertheless, Management truly carried out barely higher again when it got here to PC in 2019, making barely extra money in a shorter period of time. The distinction is that Management launched on PC concurrently different platforms, which means those that needed to play the sport on PC might accomplish that proper out of the gate. With Demise Stranding, hardcore followers wanted to get it on PS4 in the event that they needed to play immediately, decreasing their have to get it once more when it did come to PC.
PC was Digital Bros’ largest digital platform in 2020, and it wasn’t even shut. It was chargeable for greater than 66% of its complete digital income that yr, with the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo platforms solely including as much as about 28% in complete.
It stays to be seen what’s subsequent for Hideo Kojima and his staff. One huge change for the subsequent recreation might be its composer, as veteran Kojima Productions composer Ludvig Forssell left the company in March following a 10-year stint that included work on Demise Stranding and Steel Gear Strong 5: The Phantom Ache.