Dwarf Fortress sold almost half a million copies in December

The Steam launch of Dwarf Fortress has confirmed to be an enormous success, promoting almost half one million copies in lower than a month.

The improved model of the basic cult recreation from Bay 12 Video games, which introduces, amongst different novelties, extra elaborate graphics as an alternative of the ASCII of the unique, went on sale on December 6 and likewise has the approval of the general public, with a majority of “extraordinarily constructive” opinions on Valve’s distribution platform regardless of being a title extensively recognized for its excessive complexity.

Dwarf Fortress programmer and co-designer Tarn Adams referred to as the Steam launch in a put up on the official discussion board a “wild success” after the unique was out there without cost for greater than sixteen years. This can permit, for the primary time, the mission to have a couple of programmer.

Adams acknowledged that “I don’t know how lengthy issues will take to develop, however ultimately this could assist with bug fixes, ports and extra.”

“This no less than frees up time for me to work on options, and perhaps additionally offers me an concept of ​​ get a number of folks concerned in it.”

“Extra bug fixes and high quality of life issues are coming, and so is the sector. Then I am going to in all probability work on journey mode whereas some extra patches come out, however I do not count on to have the ability to begin journey mode this month whereas we attempt to type this out and the sector mode is but to return out.”