Papers, Please Has Sold Half A Million Copies


In a profile story on game creator Lucas Hope, the BBC has revealed that award-winning indie game Papers, Please has sold an astounding 500,000 copies. That is a half-a-million units for an indie game.

The news of its sales comes just a couple of days after the game won a BAFTA Game Award for best strategy and simulation game. Papers, Please is available on PC, Mac and Linux machines.


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