Remnant 2, the latest Gunfire Games and Gearbox Publishing offering, has swiftly carved a name for itself in the gaming world. Released on July 25th for platforms like Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC, the game has not just caught the attention of gamers but has also translated this interest into significant sales. Within a short span, Remnant 2 has achieved a milestone of over two million units sold, contributing over SEK 700 million (around $66 million) to the net sales for Q2 of Embracer Group’s fiscal year.
Set in a post-apocalyptic landscape, Remnant 2 continues the narrative years after the original game. Players explore Ward 13, delving into the depths of the Labyrinth to halt the Root’s advance. The game’s world expands with new, intriguing locations such as N’Erud, Losomn, and Dran and revisits Yaesha with notable enhancements, offering players a rich and varied environment.
The core appeal of Remnant 2 lies in its innovative procedural generation, challenging combat mechanics, and meticulously crafted boss fights that provide thrill and challenge to the players. These aspects and the game’s narrative depth have contributed to its favorable reception among gamers.
Further expanding its universe, Remnant 2 introduced “The Awakened King,” the first paid DLC, enhancing the game with a new region in Losomn, a fresh boss challenge, and an array of new weapons, rings, and armor. The DLC also introduces The Ritualist, a new Archetype, broadening the gameplay experience. Notably, the co-op feature in the DLC is accessible to all players, regardless of DLC ownership, showcasing the developers’ commitment to an inclusive gaming experience.