has been parked near the top of the Steam charts for a while now, but today Garry Newman, creator of the popular Garry's Mod
and head of Facepunch Studios, the game's developer, announced via Twitter
that it has already hit 1 million sales.
The game, currently in a rough alpha state
, met that milestone in under two months, following in the footsteps of the standalone version of DayZ
, which reached million-seller status
in just one month from its alpha launch. The game, available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, sells for $19.99 in the U.S.
is a brutal post-apocalyptic sandbox game where players must craft structures to protect themselves from packs of roving animals -- and other players, who can be hostile. "The aim of the game is to survive," says its official website