Indie publishers No More Robots turned four last Friday (August 13) and founder Mike Rose took to Twitter to share some numbers about the last year.
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Despite not releasing any new titles, No More Robots still made over £10million ($12million) which was up 240 per cent year-on-year. They also sold over 800,000 units and had over 4 million people playing their games.
“Those numbers have come from bringing our existing games to new platforms, getting lovely deals for our games, and being Very Good at slowly but surely discounting our games incrementally deeper,” said Rose.
No More Robots is 🎂4 years old🎂, so it's time for a thread of *LOVELY NUMBERS*:
– $12m in revenue during last 12 months
– More than 800,000 units sold
– More than 4 million people played our games
– Split pretty dang evenly across PC + all console platforms
Look at this graph pic.twitter.com/T6TIbWHqEU
— Mike Rose (@RaveofRavendale) August 13, 2021
The release of biking game Descenders on Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch helped No More Robots achieve those numbers especially since, according to Rose, “Descenders was one of the best selling indie titles on PlayStation in the last year.” The publishers also gave Yes, Your Grace, Hypnospace Outlaw and Nowhere Prophet a console release.
Rose also used No More Robots fourth birthday to look to the future, promising a “pretty release heavy” fifth year with the publishers looking to release Let’s Build a Zoo, Heist Simulator, Fashion Police Squad and TombStar as well as “several others we haven’t announced yet” in the next twelve months.
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