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Old 11-08-2018, 04:44 AM
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Default Mysterious uptick in sales since Nov 2nd...

Can't figure out why but but daily sales have almost doubled since last Friday...

It's not really a very significant amount of additional sales in the grand scheme of things, unless it goes on for lot longer but still surprised it's actually noticeable.

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Old 11-08-2018, 04:57 AM
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I've missed you. Will search the internet for the answer, nothing so far.

*edit 1* Found this for Nov 2: https://www.pcgamesn.com/diablo-4-path-of-exile
Not sure how popular they are though but mentions Grim Dawn super early in the article.

*edit 2* apparently they get like 10mil website visits a day. Some might have trickled to Grim Dawn from the mention. https://www.similarweb.com/website/pcgamesn.com
Searches for Grim Dawn seem to be up around that time as well, though data is incomplete atm: https://trends.google.com/trends/exp...%20dawn&geo=US
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:07 AM
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Not sure what happened, but it is mirrored at google.

https://trends.google.com/trends/exp...&q=grim%20dawn
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I was just being coy about it being a mystery... the timing overlaps pretty closely to other recent events.

At least, that's my best guess
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I was just being coy about it being a mystery... the timing overlaps pretty closely to other recent events.

At least, that's my best guess
*swish* right over my head. Well the thought of it occurring because of Scamablo Immoral came to mind I google searched the wrong stuff and got the date of the announcement wrong. You are correct, that announcement was exactly on November 2.

Noice. Have you thought about running an Ad-campaign that pokes fun at the other game's announcement? Now might be a good time to capitalize on that bad PR move.

If not my plan was to personally write a kind letter to every single gaming website and rpg youtuber I could find and talk about all that you guys have accomplished with such a small team.
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Madierra is alive? I thought Crate members buried you alive to get all the income from GD. :P

You are most likely as rare as a shiny pokemon in the early games. :]
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:24 AM
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Edit... Well done Crate and may it continue
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:27 AM
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Can't figure out why but but daily sales have almost doubled since last Friday...

It's not really a very significant amount of additional sales in the grand scheme of things, unless it goes on for lot longer but still surprised it's actually noticeable.

I know the answer to your query, actually.

Friday was Blizzcon..
https://kotaku.com/blizzard-announce...nes-1830187524

Which was a bit of a disaster for Blizz. If you go and check your Recent Steam reviews..
https://steamcommunity.com/app/21999...ter=mostrecent
.. you will find many, many of them are making Diablo Immortal references and how "At least GD isn't mobile".

Quandary solved as it appears you are getting some of the debris of people "jumping ship", so to speak

Edit: Reading down further I see that you suspected it. As far as I'm concerned tho this is precisely the reason and I had noticed the reviews some days ago and put 2 and 2 together and actually mentioned in a thread that GD sales were likely getting a bump as a result.
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Edit: Reading down further I see that you suspected it. As far as I'm concerned tho this is precisely the reason and I had noticed the reviews some days ago and put 2 and 2 together and actually mentioned in a thread that GD sales were likely getting a bump as a result.
I don't think there's many people who don't know the failure of Blizzcon by now... Lol.
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I don't think there's many people who don't know the failure of Blizzcon by now... Lol.
Indeed. It's everywhere. I'm of two minds of it really. I don't care for Blizzard these days but this particular issue I think was way overblown by knee-jerk SJW (it's an idealogy that has infected our times) reactionists. IMO the only people that have a right to be upset by this are the people who paid to attend Blizzcon. Everyone else is unaffected in reality, it isn't like this is going to somehow affect their precious D4 development, the blubbering morons.

The worst mistake Blizz made was announcing it as basically the BIG announcement to a bunch of PC fanatics. Dumb move on their part but otherwise not world-ending.

Buuut... bad for Blizz (even tho I'm sure they'll survive the blowout), good for Crate I suppose. This whole internet mob mentality thing we got going on these days is fascinating. It was hilarious during the Paid Mod scandal, it's still hilarious here.
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