In the wake of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s purchase of Bluepoint Games — the studio behind highly-regarded remakes resembling Shadow of the Colossus — the console holder has confirmed that Demon’s Souls has offered multiple million copies since its 2020 debut on PlayStation 5.
The information was buried within the official press launch confirming the acquisition, sandwiched between reward for Bluepoint’s “console-defining visuals and gameplay” and the checklist of video games in its portfolio. PlayStation confirmed that Demon’s Souls has offered 1.4 million copies as of September 19.
These numbers make it a relatively modest success subsequent to Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which has offered some 6.5 million copies. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart likewise topped one million gross sales in comparatively quick order.
Bluepoint’s Demon’s Souls remake launched alongside the PlayStation 5, the place it was hailed as one of many handful of actually “next-gen” releases out there that fall. Our review referred to as it “breathtakingly attractive,” noting that it performs “considerably higher” than it did on PS3.
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It was a remake of the unique 2009 launch, which discovered shocking success due to word-of-mouth amongst followers. While not technically a part of the Dark Souls universe, it has its share of passionate boosters inside the Soulsborne group.
Bluepoint Games, in the meantime, would be the sixteenth studio to hitch the PlayStation, with different latest acquisitions together with Insomniac and Housemarque. Bluepoint has not but introduced its subsequent challenge.