It takes two individuals to play It Takes Two, a sport so devoted to co-op that it will possibly solely be performed in case you have a accomplice. It Takes Two launched because the best-reviewed sport of 2021, and it’s slowly been rising in recognition over the previous few days. It made the Steam high vendor charts this week, and it’s reached a peak of over 36ok concurrent gamers, half of that are enjoying at no cost.
Like developer Hazelight’s earlier tackle co-op video games, A Means Out, It Takes Two affords a free good friend’s cross, that means that in case you personal the sport, you possibly can invite anybody to hitch you with out making them pay for a separate copy.
Earlier immediately, It Takes Two reached a peak concurrent participant rely of 21,567, as SteamDB reveals. The good friend’s cross – which Steam tracks as a separate app – reached a peak of 15,872 gamers on the identical time. That makes for a complete participant rely of 37,439, which might put It Takes Two amongst Steam’s high 30 most-played video games immediately. The one caveat is that half of these gamers are attending to benefit from the sport at no cost.
“I’m truly very shocked that you just don’t see extra co-op solely video games, and I’d like to see extra video games like this one,” director Josef Fares tells us in a current interview. “Co-op video games are underestimated from a inventive perspective, it lets you make actually nice tales and mechanically cool experiences.”