The builders of the hit social deduction sport Amongst Us just announced that they’ve canceled a deliberate sequel due to the recognition of the primary sport.
Although that sequel had been introduced just 36 days ago, developer InnerSloth desires to help the sport that’s so standard proper now. “The primary purpose we [were] capturing for a sequel is as a result of the codebase of Amongst Us 1 is so outdated and never constructed to help including a lot new content material,” InnerSloth stated in a weblog put up. “Nonetheless, seeing how many individuals are having fun with Amongst Us 1 actually makes us need to have the ability to help the sport and take it to the following stage.”
Amongst Us, a celebration sport the place you’re employed as a crew to try to determine who’s sabotaging the crew of your spaceship, has lately turn into a fully huge hit, thanks largely to its recent popularity on Twitch. It’s the third most-played game on Steam (the place it prices $4.99) as of this writing, and SteamSpy estimates that the sport has greater than 10 million house owners on Steam alone. These numbers additionally don’t account for the way many individuals personal Amongst Us on iOS and Android, the place the sport is free with advertisements (although you possibly can pay $1.99 to take away these).
Though the sequel has been canned, you’ll nonetheless have the ability to ultimately play the sport its builders had been hoping to construct: “All the content material we had deliberate for Amongst Us 2 will as an alternative go into Amongst Us 1,” in line with InnerSloth. The developer additionally spelled out different enhancements gamers can stay up for, together with promised fixes for server points, colorblind help, a pals system, and a complete new stage.