Without a doubt, 2020 has been a complicated and difficult year for many people and sectors, although there are obviously also exceptions. Today we bring you a clear example of this and that is XSEED Games is closing the year 2020 by reviewing the many titles they have released over the years, as well as some of the titles that will come in 2021. In this year they have achieved record sales in their games and hope to continue with this success next year .
We leave you the press release they have shared and their compilation video:
As the year draws to a close, XSEED Games, the independent publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., celebrates a monumental 12 months filled with fan excitement and stellar games. The company is pleased to present a recap of one of its strongest release years in a new video showcasing the diverse range of titles it has released on PC and home consoles. This year’s exceptional roster of games includes the return of fan-favorite franchises and the debut of critically-acclaimed new titles, and the company broke previous records for the highest and fastest sales worldwide.
With a diverse catalog of 11 curated games, this year’s XSEED Games portfolio included the highly anticipated Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, along with Granblue Fantasy: Versus, the North American console debut of Cygames’ hit RPG Granblue. Fantasy. Global sales of the titles exceeded 500,000 and 450,000, respectively. The popular Bokujo Monogatari series also returned with a full remake of one of its most beloved entries in STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, receiving praise from fans and critics as it went to the sale of more than 200,000 copies on the Nintendo system. Switch ™ in North America.
“This has been an incredible year for us, and it represents one of the most diverse lines of games we’ve ever had,” said XSEED Games President Ken Berry, “Between being able to launch long-term titles in development and launching new surprises, We hope our games have helped people stay entertained through what has been a challenging year. ” We want to thank our fans for all their support and we look forward to a new year and new surprises. “
The full list of titles released this year in chronological order is as follows:
Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, DAEMON X MACHINA, Rune Factory 4 Special, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Ys: Memories of Celceta, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, Kandagawa Jet Girls, UPPERS, No More Heroes, No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.
XSEED Games has already announced several titles for 2021, including STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town and Rune Factory 5 for Nintendo Switch. The publisher will share more information on these games, as well as other exciting new titles, in the coming months.
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Source: Press release. Via.