It Takes Two reaches 36k concurrent Steam gamers, and half of them are enjoying free of charge
It takes two individuals to play It Takes Two, a recreation so devoted to co-op that it could possibly solely be performed in case you have a associate. It Takes Two launched because the best-reviewed recreation of 2021, and it’s slowly been rising in reputation over the previous few days. It made the Steam prime vendor charts this week, and it’s reached a peak of over 36k concurrent gamers, half of that are enjoying free of charge.
Like developer Hazelight’s earlier tackle co-op video games, A Manner Out, It Takes Two provides a free buddy’s move, that means that for those who personal the sport, you may invite anybody to affix you with out making them pay for a separate copy.
Earlier in the present day, It Takes Two reached a peak concurrent participant depend of 21,567, as SteamDB reveals. The buddy’s move – which Steam tracks as a separate app – reached a peak of 15,872 gamers on the identical time. That makes for a complete participant depend of 37,439, which might put It Takes Two amongst Steam’s prime 30 most-played video games in the present day. The one caveat is that half of these gamers are attending to benefit from the recreation free of charge.
“I’m truly very shocked that you just don’t see extra co-op solely video games, and I’d like to see extra video games like this one,” director Josef Fares tells us in a current interview. “Co-op video games are underestimated from a artistic perspective, it means that you can make actually nice tales and mechanically cool experiences.”