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Finals: Shooter becomes the title of absolute success

Finals: Shooter becomes the title of absolute success

The finals were surprisingly released during the Game Awards in December – and have since been an absolute hit.

The folks at Embark Studios couldn't have imagined the whole thing any better: on the occasion of The Game Awards at the beginning of December, the free-to-play shooter The Finals was released without further notice – and players are thanking the team in droves.

Just a few weeks after the surprise release, the title has now surpassed the insane mark of ten million players. Beyond this large number of players, the game's success can also be seen elsewhere: on Xbox, Finals has currently surpassed other greats like Call of Duty: Warzone or Fortnite in the “Best Free Game” category.

Naturally, Rob Ronson, executive producer of The Finals, was equally enthusiastic: “We are simply overwhelmed and thrilled by the community's response. We could never have dreamed of reaching ten million players so quickly. We will continue to develop and improve the game.” Expanding and ensuring that there will be a lot of surprises for our community in the next few years.

The title's first season-aligned in-game event launched earlier this week. There are all kinds of Christmas-themed cosmetics you can use for a stroll through snow-covered Monaco. Furthermore, viewers on Twitch can also win Twitch Drops from all participating streamers. After the holiday, Season 1 will continue with new content.

The Finals – TGA announcement heralds season 1 now

As part of The Game Awards, team shooter The Finals has been given a surprise release and is now available for PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.