The atmospheric Metroidvania Hollow Knight has sold over a quarter of a million copies on the Switch in its first two weeks.
Developer Team Cherry revealed the number to IGN, and says the team is currently working on a patch to address bugs in the launch build.
In an interview with Waypoint, Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime said that “Hollow Knight on Switch is doing exceptionally well,” and now Team Cherry has shared exactly how well the title has been doing.
Hollow Knight was originally released on the PC in February 2017 after being revealed on Kickstarter and reaching its initial funding goal in 2014. It was subsequently released on macOS and Linux, but has found a natural home on the hybrid Nintendo Switch.
Hollow Knight was announced for the Switch during Nintendo’s E3 Direct and was released the same day along with all of its previously-released DLC.
In our review of Hollow Knight, we called the game ‘Amazing,’ saying it’s “a Metroidvania with a well of content to discover that’s as deep as its labyrinthine caves.”
Colin Stevens is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter – or better yet, just keep going deeper into Hallownest.