Vengeance is Yours
Sloclap’s challenging martial-arts adventure Sifu Has hit a million miles of sales of its millionth milestone since its February launch on PlayStation, PC, and Xbox platforms. Despite this impressive accolade, however, it appears that the number of protagonists that have found the path to vengeance is decidedly lower.
According to the developerOnly about 150,000 players have faced off and defeated the villainous final boss, Yang, with just over 45% of players passing by. Sifu‘s difficult second stage! Of course, these numbers do not take into account players who have yet to boot up the title, or have since been distracted by the flurry of releases in February, but it is still a signpost for the hardiness. Sifu‘s story.
“We are thrilled by the reception of Sifu from both fans and press alike, “said Pierre Tarno of Sloclap. “We set out to create an authentic, kung fu action game that paid homage to our favorite kung fu films. We’re thankful for our fans around the world but we’re especially humbled by the incredible reception the game has had in China. The success of our internal metric was how well the game was received there and knowing that fans in China are the largest segment of our sales outside of North America and positive reviews from Chinese critics means a lot to us. “
Sifu is available digitally on PlayStation and PC (via Epic Games Store), a physical release launches May 3. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the excellent live-action trailer right here.