There’s a new video game taking the industry by storm: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. The cartoonish battle royale game has become the No. 1 most-downloaded game on PlayStation Plus and sold more than 7 million copies on PC. Now it’s reportedly headed to Xbox.
Fall Guys, released by U.K.-based indie studio Mediatonic on Aug. 4, is priced at $19.99. Its second season — with a medieval theme — will be released in October.
Fall Guys is similar in play to Mario Party and has also become a hit to watch. It was among the most-watched games on Twitch in August.
Fall Guys By The Numbers:
— 7 million copies sold on PC.
— Most-downloaded PS Plus game (PlayStation doesn’t release specific numbers).
— 1.2 million Twitter followers.
— 182,000 average viewers on Twitch the week of Aug. 11.
— 30.6 million hours viewed the same week.
— As many as 439,000 concurrent players.