Magical turn-based technique Age of Wonders 4 has turn out to be the quickest promoting game within the sequence, based on aptly-named developer Triumph Studios.

The announcement was made through the Age of Wonders 4 twitter account, in a put up that additionally offered some spectacular stats. In “lower than per week” AoW 4 has bought a whopping 250,000 copies. In the meantime, on Steam, the game has skilled a peak concurrent participant depend of 42,826. That is a number of gamers conquering arcane realms as cannibal mole-people.

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To place the numbers into some historic context, it took Age of Wonders 3 virtually two years to promote half one million copies, a milestone that the game reached “quietly”, based on remarks made by Triumph’s Game Director Lennart Sas again in March 2016. “It appears like we would need to cancel our plans to make the following title a free to play informal game” Sas joked when Age of Wonders 3 hit the milestone.

Jest or no, it seems that was the appropriate name. The game at the moment has a “Very Optimistic” score on Steam with over 4,000 critiques. In the meantime, Fraser was enchanted by Age of Wonders 4 in his assessment, stating that it “scratches my itch for experimentation like few different technique video games” and that each game offers a “sack filled with anecdotes”. He notably praised the game’s spell-based analysis system.

For its half, Triumph concluded its announcement by thanking the game’s (many) gamers. “We could not have executed it with out you!”