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Eternity PoE II: Deadfire Sales Analysis Thread

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by Roguey, May 13, 2018.

  1. Theldaran Arbiter

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    Dedicated to all the commies. Sincerely:

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  2. Fairfax Arcane

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    Fig's annual report has been released.

    As expected, the report doesn't say how many copies the game sold, only Fig's revenue from it:

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    In theory, this would mean PoE2's revenue by September 30 was $3,101,392 (before Valve's cut). Assuming no revenue was shared with other companies before Fig's cut, that would translate to:
    • 68,920 copies sold at an average price of $45
    • 77,535 at $40
    • 88,611 at $35
    • 103,380 at $30
    • 124,056 at $25
    However, this doesn't line up with the leaked achievement data and backer copies, which confirms my suspicion that DRIL's deal with Versus Evil and/or Obsidian shafted Fig and investors:
     
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  3. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    So how long before someone decides this is SEC worthy of an investigation?
     
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  4. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Nothing to investigate,the game flopped ether way.
     
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  5. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Basically, what we have been assuming has been indirectly confirmed - DRIL has been selling game keys under Fig's counter so to speak.
     
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  6. FreeKaner Prophet of the Dumpsterfire

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    Creative accounting is just the kind of thing Feargus would excel at.
     
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  7. Fairfax Arcane

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    He's not even good at it:
    The game was rigged from the start:
     
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  8. Mustawd Arcane

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    They have for sure hired a firm to do their accounting for them for Fig.

    Fairfax, don’t forget that there also management fees.

    What really concerns me is that none of these filings are audited. There are certain disclosures that auditors would insist on that may not be disclosed here.

    For example, I have no confidence that the 85% dividend rate is accurate. At all. There could be some adjustments to that rate, and maybe they have not disclosed it.
     
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  9. Father Foreskin Learned

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    Thankfully no game has been successful on fig and never will be. The best scenario is that one of the "investors" gets angry and rapes Fargo with a crowbar.
     
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  10. OneCityGal Unwanted

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    That cute village builder with blocky graphics was pretty successful.
     
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  11. Mystic_Quest Learned

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    Harsh, but I wouldn't care much if Sawyer's mmo-ish system died tbh...
     
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  12. CyberWhale Arcane

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    Any changes after TB mode released?
     
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  13. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I see no significant changes on visible stats
    • Concurrent players: small bump (+600~800) after the update.
    • Reviews: insignificant (+10) increase of positive reviews than usual.
    I don't think the update will have immediate effect on sales anyway, deeper discounts will.

    Speaking of, there's Lunar New Year sale going on (Deadfire doing the same 34% discount from last Fall) so let's do this again. Current top global sellers with RPG tags: https://store.steampowered.com/search/?tags=122&os=win&filter=globaltopsellers

    #01 Witcher 3 GOTY
    #02 Monster Hunter
    #03 AC: Odyssey
    #04 Dark Souls 3 Deluxe
    #07 D:OS 2
    #08 Skyrim SE
    #10 Dark Souls 3
    #11 Kingdom Come Collection
    #13 Nioh
    #17 Dark Souls Remastered
    #20 AC: Origins
    #21 Witcher 3
    #22 Kingdom Come
    #25 古剑奇谭三(Gujian3)
    #26 Fallout 4 GOTY
    #27 Valkyria Chronicles 4
    #29 Vampyr
    #30 太吾绘卷 The Scroll Of Taiwu
    #31 Thronebreaker
    #32 Kingdom Come Bastards
    #38 D:OS 2 Eternal Edition
    #40 Ni No Kuni 2
    #41 Yakuza 0
    #43 Darkest Dungeon Ancestral Edition
    #44 Dark Souls 3 Season Pass
    #46 Yakuza Kiwami
    #49 Fallout 4
    #50 Shadow of War Definitive Edition
    #51 Grim Dawn
    #52 Dark Souls 2 SotFS
    #56 Undertale
    #57 Mutant Year Zero
    #62 D:OS EE
    #65 Kenshi
    #67 Skyrim VR
    #70 Fallout NV Ultimate
    #73 Tales of Berseria
    #74 Darkest Dungeon
    #75 South Park: The Fractured But Whole
    #77 Nier Automata
    #81 Fallout 4 VR
    #82 South Park Bundle
    #83 Dragon's Dogma
    #84 Call Of Cthulhu
    #86 Battletech
    #95 Pillars of Eternity 2
    #105 Pathfinder Kingmaker

    At least it wins Kingmaker this time! It should be well out of top 100 in general top sellers.
     
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  14. Nano Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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  15. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    It looks like fake newz to me.
     
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  16. Heinrich Novice

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    What do you mean fake news? You can just click on the link you know? It's in the eighties for RPGs right now.
     
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  17. Funposter Savant

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    Pathfinder now appearing at #66 for me, above Deadfire.
     
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  18. Flou Learned

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    It did sell well on GOG's recent sales, once again though. I think it is on page 24 or 25 on their all time bestseller list.
     
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  19. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    So after 5.0 update, it's on discount (-34%) now. Let's check out... it's currently 4th page of global top sellers list on Steam.

    Some of RPGs above it, in order:
    • NWN:EE (-80% off)
    • D:OS 2 (no discount)
    • F:NV (-50%)
    • Skyrim (no discount)
    • Druidstone (-5%, new release)
     
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  20. BEvers I'm forever blowing

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    Outnumbered and outclassed:

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  21. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    BEvers Now if only we had somebody to review Kingmaker for us.
     
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  23. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Still not having played it, but going from what I've read, here's my very accurate review - "It's Baldur's Gate, but Pathfinder. Also kingdom management"
     
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    'Also more trash mobs. And shitty ESL writing. And kiddy art. But nostalgia conquers all.'
     
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