Game industry highlights

Bi-weekly news about the Belgian game industry and the industry at large

Here are the Games Industry Highlights | Week 26-27 | 2024

International News

  • 🌍 Forza Horizon 4 (Playground Games) tops the sales charts on Steam and Xbox after news of getting delisted due to licensing problems. It even broke its record for concurrent Steam players on Thursday, June 27, climbing to almost 52,000 users.
  • 🌍 Games Industry lay off news: An unknown number of staff have been let go across GAMURS Group. Affected publications include Destructoid Video Game News, Dot Esports and PC Invasion. Reorganization at Ubisoft Toronto has resulted in 33 redundancies.
  • 🌍 Reminder to get your tickets for Courage Cologne if you’re going to gamescom and are already there on Tuesday.
  • 🌍 Elden Ring (FromSoftware, Inc.) continues its success. It announced selling 25M copies right before the Shadow of the Erdtree DLC launched, and that massive expansion has already sold 5M copies of its own.
  • 🌍 New research by PCGamesN shows that Steam users have spent around $19 billion on games they’ve never played.

Belgian Games Industry News

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