A Plague Tale: Innocence Hits One Million Copies Sold
PARIS — July 01, 2020 — Asobo Studio and Focus Home Interactive are delighted to announce that A Plague Tale: Innocence has sold over one million copies worldwide. The acclaimed dark adventure featured prominently in many critics’ “Best of 2019” lists and was nominated at The Game Awards for Best Narrative.
“The entire team at Asobo Studio is extremely proud of the path A Plague Tale: Innocence has taken in one year with Focus Home Interactive by our side,” said David Dedeine, Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Asobo Studio. “Every day more and more players are discovering the story of Amicia and Hugo, which is for us the greatest source of motivation. We can’t wait to bring other adventures and strong emotional experiences!”
John Bert, Chief Operating Officer at Focus Home Interactive, said, “It’s a testament to the talent of both our teams that we have achieved this important milestone. It has always been a great pleasure to work with the team at Asobo Studio, and we are proud to continue our partnership with another ambitious upcoming title. These brilliant results only strengthen our resolve to keep working with such talented partners to deliver the most unique and exciting games on the market.”
A Plague Tale: Innocence is available now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC. The game is also on Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and PC. As part of the Steam Summer Sale, A Plague Tale: Innocence is currently available to purchase for 66% off.
About A Plague Tale: Innocence
Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother, Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by Inquisition soldiers and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.
About Asobo Studio
Asobo Studio is a French video game development company based in Bordeaux, France, founded in 2002 and 100% independant. The studio has developed 23 video games so far for both consoles and PC (including the critically acclaimed Guinness World Record winner FUEL and multi award-winning A Plague Tale: Innocence). Back in the day, the studio also brought support to AAA developments (Quantum Break, ReCore, The Crew 2) and created three of the seven launch titles for Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition (Fragments, Young Conker, HoloTour). Asobo Studio includes some of the most prestigious worldwide publishers among its partners, such as Disney-Pixar, Codemasters, Ubisoft, Microsoft, and Focus Home Interactive, and aims at creating original video game IPs like A Plague Tale: Innocence (released May 2019, with more than one million copies sold worldwide to date). Today, the studio employs about 200 full-time developers who are currently crafting the brand-new entry in the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise for Microsoft (2020 release) and a second partnership with Focus Home Interactive on an unannounced action-adventure game. More information on asobostudio.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Focus Home Interactive
Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles (A Plague Tale: Innocence, Vampyr, Farming Simulator, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, MudRunner, GreedFall, The Surge 2, SnowRunner) that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher’s catalogue will get even richer in the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Curse of the Dead Gods, Othercide and many more. More information on our website: https://www.focus-home.com