Just when Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone and Animal Crossing: New Horizons seemed to have no rivals during the pandemic, an unexpected game appeared that has managed to captivate millions of people around the world. His name is Fall Guys, and since its launch on August 4 is one of the most popular titles today. Its success is even more surprising because it is only available on PlayStation 4 on PC.
In fact, PlayStation disclosed that Fall Guys became the most downloaded game in PS Plus history. Recall that the Mediatonic and Devolver Digital proposal is available for free in Sony’s subscription. The news, of course, is not a minor issue. A Fall Guys it only took 3 weeks reach the top of a platform that is 15 years old. The achievement is amazing.
As of today, Fall Guys is the most downloaded PS Plus game of all time on a global basis. Congrats to @Mediatonic! pic.twitter.com/eYwtYMr3Nw
– PlayStation (@PlayStation) August 26, 2020
This shows, once again, that PS Plus is an ideal service for indie games Who claim to jump to fame Fall Guys is not the only one that has managed to become popular worldwide thanks to the aforementioned service. Psyonix’s Rocket League also relied on PS Plus to become a phenomenon. In fact, they recently announced that they will go down the path of free video games as a service. That is, it will be a free to play that will launch new content over the seasons.
Fall Guys will also adopt that business model; There is no doubt that free to play are here to stay for a long, long time. Mediatonic’s plan is to reveal the news of its season 2 during the Opening Night Live of Gamescom 2020. The most important video game fair in Europe was transformed into an entirely digital event and its opening ceremony will be hosted by Geoff Keighley on Thursday, August 27 at 8:00 p.m. in Spain and 1:00 p.m. in Mexico.
Will we see Fall Guys on other platforms? Sooner or later it will land on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, we have no doubt. However, its managers clarified that they are currently focused on improving the PlayStation 4 and PC versions. Of course, it was confirmed that Bilibili, a Chinese entertainment company, will be in charge of develop a version of Fall Guys for mobile devices. Its initial launch will be exclusive to China, but it will surely not take long to expand to other regions.
Fall Guys Season 2 Reveal !!!
I’m so excited for you to see what the team are working on, you’re gonna love it 👏👏👏 https://t.co/nRLMHw5FgU
– Fall Guys 👑 (@FallGuysGame) August 22, 2020