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Enter the Gungeon breaks 200,000 sales in a week

 Enter the Gungeon  breaks 200,000 sales in a week
April 12, 2016 | By Christian Nutt




Today developer Dodge Roll Games announced that Enter the Gungeon has sold over 200,000 copies in its first week on sale. The title originally debuted April 5, 2016. 

According to SteamSpy, the title has over 153,000 owners. As SteamSpy numbers are generally agreed to be accurate, you can infer that about a quarter of its audience bought the game on PlayStation 4. 

As of this writing it's the number-three seller on Steam's "Top Sellers" chart, and it's the number-one "trending" game on SteamSpy (which is based on a variety of data including newness, sales, and other factors undisclosed by site creator Sergey Galyonkin.)

It's far from the only recent indie hit, as pointed out on Twitter by Cosmic Star Heroine developer Robert Boyd:

There's also a brief but interesting blog on these numbers (and what they mean -- regarding the so-called "indiepocalypse" -- from veteran independent dev Rob Fearon



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