Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Turn into Human has reached 8 million copies bought. In keeping with the developer, that quantity accounts for its PlayStation 4 and PC releases (most gross sales are from the previous), however notably excludes its availability on subscription providers like PlayStation Plus.
Detroit: Turn into Human launched for the PS4 in 2018 and acquired stable critiques. The title grew to become Quantic Dream’s best-selling recreation and stars notable live-action actors comparable to Clancy Brown and Jesse Williams.
The success of Detroit is joined by a reported “vital improve” in gross sales for Quantic Dream’s earlier titles, 2013’s Past: Two Souls and 2010’s Heavy Rain. All three video games launched on PC in 2019, however the gross sales for every title reportedly elevated in comparison with 2021.
“We’re delighted to introduce our works to an ever wider and youthful viewers, and on all continents,” wrote Quantic Dream’s co-CEO Guillaume de Fondaumière. Fondaumière known as it an “uncommon phenomenon” that may very well be attributed partially to the studio’s publishing workforce and the video games’ enchantment to the PC market.
Following the discharge of Detroit, Quantic Dream was acquired by NetEase and is at the moment growing Star Wars Eclipse for the PlayStation 5. With the NetEase acquisition, the developer mentioned it will proceed “bringing high-quality triple-A online game experiences to gamers worldwide.”
The developer has additionally been accused of studio misconduct, together with sexism and racism. Quantic Dream received the lawsuit in opposition to Le Monde (the French newspaper who initially reported the allegations), however concurrently misplaced the libel lawsuit in opposition to fellow outlet Mediapart for reporting the identical story.
We’re proud to announce that #DetroitBecomeHuman has formally bought over 8 million copies worldwide! pic.twitter.com/12g1AvzN7k
— Detroit: Turn into Human (@Detroit_Game) January 18, 2023