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Celeste is adding tough new 'farewell levels' next year

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The indie darling has cleared 500K sales

Have you surmounted every challenge in Celeste? If so, you better rest up. More's on the way.

We originally gave Celeste a 10 out of 10 and just recently named it the best Nintendo Switch game of 2018. It's been an eventful year for creator Matt Thorson and co. In a thread on Twitter confirming 500,000 sales so far, he teased the arrival of "very hard" new farewell levels and a proper announcement for the team's next project. (We got the tiniest of peeks earlier this month.)

Lena Raine, the composer of Celeste, also had uplifting news to share:

I'm pleased to see this game resonate with so many people on so many different levels. I knew it'd be good based on Thorson's track record, but I wasn't sure if it would click on a large scale.

Celeste is a well-earned success story for everyone involved.

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