It Takes Two has seen a great increase in popularity in recent weeks thanks to the victory at the Game Awards 2021. The cooperative game has been successful both among industry critics and fans, also given the goodness of the playful dough made by the boys of Hazelight Studios. Now It Takes Two has just broken its own record of active players on Steam.
It Takes Two: boom of players on Steam
Supported by Steam winter discounts by 50%, It Takes Two set a new personal best in the number of Steam players with 24.402 users who teamed up to take on the multiplayer game last Sunday. The friend pass, which allows players to join a friend without purchasing the game, has also peaked in 11.834 bringing the grand total close to launch numbers when the game reached 37,349 players.
Despite being almost ten months old already, It Takes Two also came close to the top of the platform’s best-selling games during the Winter Sale, more precisely in third place, at least over the past week. In short, it looks like the title of Hazelight Studios do not really want to know to stop receiving awards and recognitions.
Not surprisingly, in addition to the Game of the Year award, It Takes Two also took home Best Multiplayer Game e Best Family Game and co-op play even entered TIME Magazine’s Top 10 of 2021. It Takes Two has been incredibly successful in the first ten months of its release and, with the sale of Steam and the Game Awards reigniting interest in the game , the game looks set to stay on the crest of the wave in 2022 as well.