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Super Meat Boy Sells 600,000 Copies, Meat Cube Deaths Could be More

Written on April 07, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Super Meat Boy mania hits 600,000 copies sold over at Steam and Xbox Live Arcade.

Who would have thought that a skinless piece of cube could’ve gone this far? In an interview over at Pocketful of Megabytes, creators, Edmund Mcmillen and Tommy Refenes, unveiled that the game has sold around 600,000 copies across and Xbox Live Arcade.

The numbers came from the total of Steam’s of 400,000 and Xbov Live Arcade’s 200,000 . The creators credit the Steam to a holiday promotion sale, which catapulted the game to where it stands today.

Owing their success to the convenience of , are the people over at ready to enter the retail market for the version of the game?

“We don’t exactly what we want to do,” Mcmillen said. “The more freedom you have the better. And that’s why we’re leaning towards not doing retail, because it’d just cause more problems for us. … We’ve heard that the downloadable stuff is going to be much better for the 3DS.”

Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat for the (Xbox Live Arcade) and PC. Become an animated cube of meat, and save your girl friend from a vile fetus wearing a tux who lives in a jar. Journey through tough terrains and relive the days when games are just straight-forward platforming.

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