Octopath Traveler Surpasses 2 Million Copies Sold, Currently 50% Off

Square Enix's JRPG title for the Nintendo Switch keeps climbing in sales, and Nintendo is celebrating with an awesome 50% discount in the Nintendo eShop and Steam. Check out below to see just why this game continues to entice players over and over again.

Octopath Traveler Surpasses 2 Million Copies Sold

Nintendo stated this past Wednesday that Octopath Traveler, a Square Enix JRPG title for the Switch, has officially sold over 2 million copies. Octopath Traveler came out in July of 2018 and has continued to make breakthroughs with its sales years after its release. One million copies were sold during the first three weeks of the game’s release, an amazing feat for almost any game. To celebrate 2 million, Nintendo is selling the game at 50% off until April 2nd, 2020.

Octopath Traveler’s Popularity

Octopath Traveler is a turn-based, fantasy RPG that balances elements of traditional JRPG games with originality. With eight protagonists to play with and each with their own unique story, there is plenty to explore and keep players coming back. The game is also praised for its uniquely updated 2D pixel art style that really brings the game to life. Its popularity has already garnered it a mobile game that is expected to release in Japan this year. Octopath Traveler’s massive sales at release, and now two years later, shows that it is certainly a staple RPG every fan of the genre should try out.

Octopath Traveler - Overview Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch

If you want to pick the game up, you can get it on the Nintendo eShop or Steam for the 50% off discount.

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