Sea of Stars Hits New Player Milestone in Just 4 Months

A new player milestone has been reached in just four months in Sea of Stars, and we've got the details here!
Sea Of Stars Battling Monster
Image: Sabotage Studio

Just four months after setting sail, Sea of Stars has already charted a remarkable course. It’s an incredibly popular indie game that has hit player milestones Triple-A games would love. The studio has announced its newest player base number and even sent out a press release.

According to a tweet, Sea of Stars has amassed over 4 million players across all of the platforms it’s available for. At this point, it’s not just luck that’s driving the game. People really do like the story and gameplay. It takes place in the same universe as Sabotage Studio’s acclaimed debut, The Messenger. Players step into the boots of Valen and Zale to navigate islands and dungeons.

The gameplay is very tactical, and you have to think to outsmart the enemies. I can see how people could like the gameplay, but the true love is in the story and characters. Valen is a stoic veteran, and Zale is the lively newcomer. It’s a classic buddy cop story in this world. As you’d expect, there’s witty banter, heartfelt moments, and the occasional dose of slapstick humor.

Sea of Stars also has the benefit of hitting the bone of nostalgia. The game captures the spirit of exploration, discovery, and character growth that came from older games. Mixed with this is the pixelated graphics that most players love.

The game has won accolades like “Best Indie Game” at The Game Awards and Golden Joysticks. The press release spoke on the upcoming DLC, Throes of the Watchmaker, coming soon. We imagine this milestone is just one of many because four months is a short time, but they’re still getting players. We’ll see if this keeps up, but it’s hard to imagine it won’t continue to grow.

Jorge A. Aguilar

Jorge A. Aguilar

Jorge A. Aguilar, also known as Aggy, is the current Assigning Editor.

He started his career as an esports, influencer, and streaming writer for Sportskeeda. He then moved to GFinity Esports to cover streaming, games, guides, and news before moving to the Social team where he ended his time as the Lead of Social Content.

He also worked a writer and editor for both Pro Game Guides and Dot Esports, and as a writer for PC Invasion, Attack of the Fanboy, and Android Police. Aggy is the former Managing Editor and Operations Overseer of N4G Unlocked and a former Gaming editor for WePC.

Throughout his time in the industry, he's trained over 100 writers, written thousands of articles on multiple sites, written more reviews than he cares to count, and edited tens of thousands of articles. He has also written some games published by Tales, some books, and a comic sold to Telus International.

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