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Starbound has sold over a million copies


4:30 PM on 01.06.2014
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Starbound has surpassed one million sales, developer Chucklefish Games announced today. Not that any of us were doubting the popularity of the sandbox title, but it sure is nice to hear confirmation that things are going well for the team. They're destined for greatness.

While I would love to dive right in after hearing Darren's thoughts on the game, I'm sticking with my difficult decision to wait until more bugs are addressed and character wipes aren't so problematic. Once the next stage of the beta goes live, I'm clearing my schedule.








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12:00 PM on 09.30.2013
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