Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

Thomas Was Alone leaps past one million sales

0

'So glad my silly little hobby project was sort of not sh*t' - Mike Bithell

Thomas Was Alone sales have eclipsed the one million mark, creator Mike Bithell revealed yesterday via Twitter.

The minimalist platformer wasn't an overnight success, though. Thomas Was Alone first arrived on Windows and Mac during the summer of 2012, meaning this milestone took nearly two years to achieve.

Previously, Bithell attributed much of his game's success to the PlayStation 3 and Vita version that landed last April. The developer called PlayStation Plus "amazing," adding the platform "inflated [his] audience beyond what a normal esoteric indie platformer would have, which is great." 

Bithell notes the bulk of Thomas Was Alone's sales occurred during bundles, discounts, and other promotions; also pointing out the figure doesn't include PS Plus downloads. If those numbers were included, the total would be "a fair bit higher."

Thomas Was Alone is currently on offer as a part of this week's Humble Bundle, in addition to its enduring status as a free downloadable for PS Plus subscribers. 

Bithell is presently focusing on his next project, Volumea stealth game in the vein of Metal Gear Solid, which is expected to launch as a timed-exclusive on PS4 and Vita later this year.

Mike Bithell [Twitter via Polygon]


You are logged out. Login | Sign up
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Kyle MacGregorWeekend Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2235Posts46Blogs 58Following70Followers112

used to work Now I just hang around and make a more


 



On Destructoid: Thomas Was Alone   (26)   From our game database:

  • Laura's Gaming Butts: Thom-Ass Was Alone - Laura Kate Dale
  • Thomas Was Alone has friends in new platforms - Brett Makedonski
  • Thomas Was Alone hopping on over to PlayStation 4 - Kyle MacGregor
  • Thomas Was Alone jumping to Wii U, Xbox One - Kyle MacGregor
  • Thomas Was Alone's jetpack DLC is free on Steam - Jordan Devore
  • Thomas Was Alone DLC hits the iPad today - Chris Carter
  • Thomas Was Alone now available on iPad - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • Thomas Was Alone leaps past one million sales - Kyle MacGregor
  • Curve's four game PlayStation bundle is a great deal - Steven Hansen
  • More related stories
    #Bundles #Deals #Lone Survivor #News #Platform games #PlayStation #PS Plus #PS Vita #PS3 #Stealth #Survival Horror
     
     


    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

    spacer
     
  •