The NPD Group market researcher today said Humankind was the best-selling PC game in August, ranking fourth in the overall sales chart. Sega Europe and Amplitude Studios’ 4X strategy game is the best-selling PC strategy game since Crusader Kings III in 2020, according to The NPD Group.
7, mid-month under review. This shows that the PC gaming market still wants 4X strategy games (another good, Old World that rolled out of Early Access in July). It’s also a sign that humanity’s primary mechanism of changing civilizations as you progress from era to era has spread to gamers.
It’s a great success for a game released on August 1st
The NPD also said Humankind is fifth on the list of best-selling PC games for 2021, behind Outriders, Resident Evil: Village, Sea of Thieves and Halo: The Master Chief. However, analyst Mat Piscatella said in an email that it does not cover all the different PC game showcases.
“Keep in mind, however, that the PC tracking only covers Steam and that some of the best titles on Steam come from publishers outside of the Digital Leader Panel,” he said. “In addition, Take-Two Interactive is part of the Digital Leader Panel and shares its digital sales data, but its digital sales are not included in the top-selling titles rankings.”
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Basically this means that regardless of how you measure it, humanity has done pretty well for Sega Europe and Amplitude.
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- The best-selling PC game in August was Humankind.
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