Escape success made in Melbourne Worship of the Lamb sold 1 million units in its first week on sale. Publisher Devolver Digital broke the news via its Twitch on Friday morning.
Thanks to the community for their support and understanding as patches go live to update the game.
Lots of cool stuff in the works… pic.twitter.com/dsg44ZOl0s
— Devolver Digital (@devolverdigital) August 18, 2022
That’s a huge achievement for a small game by a small team, made with funding from VicScreen. We just love seeing Australian developers win.
The news also seemed to take the team by surprise. Creative director Julian Wilton appeared completely puzzled on Twitter.
We have sold a million units!!! 😳😳😳 https://t.co/XbkX8gH1CY
— Julian ✨ (@JulianWilton_) August 18, 2022
The news of the cult of the lamb and its 1 million units sold won’t surprise anyone who’s been on social media this week. There’s been an outpouring of love for the game on social media, with people singing its praises (Ruby included), people drawing fan art, compiling lists of cult names, and offering tips and tricks. A sure sign of great success, even the mainstream Australian media have taken notice Worship of the Lambwith Winton appearing on Ten The project talk about his success.
Although there have been some grumblings in some quarters about various bugs affecting different versions of the game. There are also concerns regarding its performance on Switch. Massive Monster says patches and fixes are on the way to fix all of this.
Worship of the Lamb is available now on PlayStation and Xbox platforms, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC.