Last Epoch is a new action RPG on Steam that wants to compete with Diablo 4. It has been in early access since 2019 and is scheduled to release later this month. Even before the release, the developers are celebrating one million units sold with the community.
What game is it about? Last Epoch is a new action RPG that puts its own time travel twist on the genre. Together with Path of Exile and Torchlight, it is probably one of the best alternatives to Diablo 4.
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Last Epoch: Everything about the release, classes and prices
by Christos Tsogos
Last Epoch has been in Early Access since 2019 and was able to secure a rating of 85% on Steam during this time. The final release is coming on February 21, 2024. But the game can already celebrate a special milestone.
Players hope Last Epoch takes precautions for its success
What milestone did Last Epoch reach? On February 9, 2024, the developers celebrated in the game’s official forum that Last Epoch had already sold 1 million copies before version 1.0 was released.
In a text, the team thanks all players who tested Last Epoch in Early Access, explored theories, reported bugs, shared their experiences and had fun with it. They want to take the time between the hard work on the release to share this achievement with the community.
The players in question respond with congratulations. We have compiled some of the reactions for you here:
Apparently some players fear that Last Epoch could face a similar fate to the ARPG Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem. It was released in February 2020 and stormed the Steam charts with up to 127,500 simultaneous players. But it struggled with problems right from the start and by March 95% of the players were gone.
This milestone of one million units sold should bring Last Epoch one step closer to its stated goal. Because as game director Judd Cobbler recently announced in a press release, the new Hack & Slay doesn’t just want to disappear into obscurity: Steam: Last Epoch wants to be an “action RPG for eternity”.