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Total War Saga: Troy Attracted 7.5 Million Gamers With Free Copy Deal

1 month ago   |   By PC Mag

The massive download count is also a big win for the Epic Games Store, which has been using exclusivity deals with developers to draw in new PC gaming customers.
Turns out offering a new PC game for free can command a massive amount of downloads. More than 7.5 million players decided to claim a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy, according to the game's developer Creative Assembly. The strategy title launched on Thursday as a free download, ...
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7.5 million players claimed a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy

7.5 million players claimed a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy

1 month ago   |   By PCGamesN

The Iliad describes a lot of ships arriving on the shores near Troy, but that's nothing compared to the number of players who redeemed a free copy of Total War Saga: Troy during its 24-hour free giveaway period on the Epic Games Store. Publisher Sega says 7.5 million players claimed a free copy of Troy during the giveaway, exceeding even Sega's rosiest projections.
"We were optimistic but we couldn't have predicted this level of excitement," says Rob Bartholomew, chief product officer for A Total War Saga: Troy. "Now we get to welcome so many strategy players - new and old - to experience...
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