Since vault life simulator Fallout Shelter was launched again in 2015 (2016 for PC), its numbers have been fairly spectacular. We heard at Bethesda’s E3 convention this 12 months that the sport has been downloaded greater than 150 million instances, with 30 million of these simply within the final twelve months. Now, we’ve bought an replace on how a lot cash it’s made – and it’s lots: Fallout Shelter has a $100 million lifetime income.
Based on GamesIndustry.biz, and primarily based on Sensor Tower retailer intelligence information, the sport has grossed this gorgeous big quantity since its launch, with round $10 million of this accrued simply during the last ten months.
That is fairly spectacular contemplating the sport is free-to-play with completely non-compulsory microtransactions (you will get plenty of gadgets by way of gameplay). Given the sport’s income up to now, it appears to be like like the sport’s purchasable choices are fairly attractive for gamers. These embrace “lunchbox” loot-boxes containing new, various gadgets, plus different microtransaction bundles starting from round £1-£100 (or regional equal) per buy. That’s plenty of Nuka-Cola.
This follows latest information that Fallout Shelter is getting a type of spin-off sequel referred to as Fallout Shelter On-line, with PvP and different new options – however just for cell customers in China, it appears.
Todd Howard, head of Fallout’s developer Bethesda, additionally revealed that Fallout Shelter will likely be heading to some Tesla automobiles in an E3 Coliseum occasion with the automobile firm’s CEO Elon Musk final week.
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With the sport nonetheless going robust 4 years on, who is aware of how rather more Fallout Shelter may accrue by this time subsequent 12 months. What we do know is that Fallout 76 followers can stay up for some new content material developing, equivalent to a battle royale mode referred to as Nuclear Winter and a DLC replace referred to as Wastelanders. Pip-Boys on the prepared.