Portal Shooter Splitgate Sees 600,000 Downloads in First Six Days of Open Beta

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    Portal Shooter Splitgate Sees 600,000 Downloads in First Six Days of Open Beta

    – Splitgate officially launches July 27th across PC, PlayStation and Xbox consoles, beta tops 40,000 concurrent players & currently sits in the top “Best Selling” games on PlayStation –

    Zephyr Cove, NV (July 20, 2021) – 1047 Games, developers of free online portal shooter Splitgate, announced that the open beta for Splitgate has been extended amid an influx of more than 600,000 new players in six days. Splitgate’s official launch on July 27 will include new content and crossplay across both PC, PlayStation and Xbox consoles (both gens). 

    Veteran and new players alike are preparing for battle and jockeying for top spot on the leaderboards for when the game officially hits its 1.0 status on the 27th of this month. The game’s Steam reviews have skyrocketed to more than 15,000 “Very Positive” reviews averaging a 94% rating from users in recent days and holds the top spot on Trending Game on the Steam Charts.

    “I want to sincerely thank every single player who has taken a chance on our game,” said Ian Proulx, CEO and co-founder of 1047 Games. “From its small beginnings as a student project when we were in college to today where we’re on the verge of launching across two generations of consoles this is a dream come true for me and the result of incredibly hard work by everyone at our studio.”

    Splitgate’s launch on July 27th includes three brand new, visually striking arenas, a new gamemode called Showdown, dozens of new skins, new loadouts and more. The studio recently announced it would be expanding ahead of its flagship game’s launch this summer as it received $6.5 million in funding. The funds will help the team continue to grow and deliver on an aggressive content rollout and update strategy. 

    With grindable challenges, leaderboards, and over a dozen casual and competitive game modes, Splitgate is a uniquely fast-paced shooter with player-controlled portals, and poised to deliver a remarkable, polished and ultra-fun game for fans around the world.

    You can learn more by going to the game’s website at Splitgate.com or following them on Twitter