Fall Guys Had the Biggest PC Launch Since Overwatch Raking in $185 Million
Fall Guys has led the charge in digital spending during the month of August and had the biggest PC launch since overwatch.
Mediatonic’s Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has swept the summer by storm. The game has gone on to become a phenomenon where all your favorite streamers and lets players have jumped in. While the game did take off on PS4, partially due to the game being one of the free games of the month in August for PS Plus, the game has seen a huge amount of success on PC. In fact, it was the biggest PC launch since Overwatch released back in 2016.
SuperData’s released the monthly tracking numbers for digital video game spending during the month of August and Fall Guys was at the very top of the list. The multiplayer title earned $185 million during the month and made it the biggest launch on PC since Overwatch.
In total, the gaming industry topped $10.8 billion in revenue for digital spending, bringing 2020 to a total of $82 billion. This was up 16% year-on-year.
Sports titles have done well during the summer. Madden 21, NBA 2K21, and PGA Tour 2K21 earned a total of $321 million during August.
Fortnite saw a rise and grew 76% month-over-month on both PC and console. A new season that brought in Avengers is probably the reasoning behind the success.
Finally, Pokemon GO just keeps on dominating mobile markets. The popular mobile title generated 25% more than its previous revenue peak back in August 2016.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is currently available for PS4 and PC. If you still are a little worrisome about picking the game up, make sure to check out DualShockers’ official review right here.