The builders of Amongst Us say they’re cancelling plans for a sequel to allow them to give attention to enhancing the unique.
The murder-mystery recreation (set in area, clearly) entails ten gamers looking for out who amongst them is an imposter.
In August, it was introduced a second instalment was on the best way.
However Innersloth now say they have been so overwhelmed by a spike in reputation for the unique, they are going to give attention to transforming that as a substitute.
The unique recreation was launched again in 2018, nevertheless it’s solely simply discovered a fanbase – thanks, largely, to pick-up from streamers on Twitch and YouTube.
Information from the website Steam exhibits it went from having a mean of 4.5 PC customers logged on in January 2019, to 107,000 over the previous month.
“The principle motive we’re taking pictures for a sequel is as a result of the codebase of Amongst Us 1 is so outdated and never constructed to help including a lot new content material,” the builders wrote on their website.
“Nonetheless, seeing how many individuals are having fun with Amongst Us 1 actually makes us need to have the ability to help the sport and take it to the subsequent stage.
“Now we have determined to cancel Amongst Us 2 and as a substitute put all our focus into enhancing Amongst Us 1.
“All the content material we had deliberate for Amongst Us 2 will as a substitute go into Amongst Us 1.”
It isn’t simply by means of Twitch and YouTube that Amongst Us has been discovering new followers.
The format of attempting to determine the traitor amongst your mates has made it an absolute present for meme creators.
“Now we have been working exhausting to get the servers adjusted to cope with the massive inflow of gamers,” the assertion continues.
“Thanks a lot for bearing with us by means of these rising pains.”
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Aside from server enhancements, Innersloth can also be promising so as to add a brand new stage and a extra refined associates and account system.
Nevertheless it says progress is more likely to be gradual as a result of it is having to prioritise what it thinks it could actually obtain.
Amongst Us may be performed cross-platform on PC, iOS and Android.