The musou genre is a stretch with dozens of entries in it, but despite that, it’s still relatively relevant in the grand scheme of things.
However, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild helped reverse that trend as Omega Force revealed (on Twitter) that its Zelda musou, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, has sold a whopping 4 million units since its release in November 2020. Of course, “ships” is very different from “sold”. “, since this new statistic doesn’t necessarily indicate 4 million people bought the game, but manufacturers won’t ship a game to storefronts when it says storefronts are heavily stocked. in stock.
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– (@zelda_musou) January 5, 2022
So even though Age of Calamity hasn’t sold 4 million units, it has likely sold millions, which must be exciting for Omega Force. It took quite a bit of work for the team to make it work, as creating a prequel to Breath of the Wild, one of the most popular games of all time, was no easy task. Omega Force even goes a step further and creates a Extended pass for Age of Calamity continuing prequel story by adding controllable guardians, new weapons, and a detachable motorcycle for use in the game. These expansions also bring a new “Doomsday” difficulty for musketeers as well as new challenges in the Royal Ancient Laboratory, new enemies and more.
For more on Age of Calamity, read this feature on why did Omega Force make this musket a prequel in the first placeand then check out our thoughts on the game in Review of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity by Game Informer.
Have you played Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity? What do you think of it? Let us know in the comments below!