It's tough to succeed when you're a new studio and you've got a new IP on the market.
But it seems 38 Studios has scored a big hit with their first effort, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning . If you've enjoyed the large, immersive, colorful environment, you're certainly not alone.
According to data given to Rhode Island news station WPRI by the NPD Group and as cited by GamesIndustry.biz , the popular role-playing game has sold 410,000 units in the US to date. Unsurprisingly, the majority of these sales (330,000, in fact) came in the game's first month of availability; the NPD reports 80,000 being sold in March. NPD spokesperson David Riley called the tally "an impressive figure for just two months, no matter how you slice it."
Currently, 38 Studios is working on the MMO Copernicus , which is based in the same world as Amalur . Hopefully, the future is quite bright for this talented team.
Related Game(s): Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning