State of Decay 2 passes 2 million player mark


Microsoft has revealed that, after just two weeks on sale, State of Decay 2 has amassed more than two million players.

In a post on Xbox Wire, the Seattle-based platform-holder said: “It has been incredible to see fans around the world supporting State of Decay 2 and we are excited to share that we have reached more than 2 million players in less than two weeks since our global launch on May 22.”

Microsoft also shared some interesting statistics pertaining to State of Decay 2, revealing that close to 2 billion zombies have now been dispatched in the game, and that: “Last week, players tended to survive about three days on average, and as of note, we’ve seen players complete over 121,000 community stories and start brand new communities with a new map that includes extra bonuses to help kickstart their new survival challenge.”

Microsoft added: “We are always listening to our fans to improve the game experience, and we will continue to bring updates and additional content as you explore all that State of Decay 2 has to offer.” State of Decay 2 received a hefty 20Gb patch on 1 June taking it to version 1.2, concentrating on improving stability and the multiplayer experience – the full patch notes are here.

We’ll continue to bring you all State of Decay 2 news as it breaks.

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