Little Nightmares Surpasses One Million Copies Sold Across All Platforms

The horror adventure title Little Nightmares has sold over one million copies worldwide, Bandai Namco Entertainment and Tarsier Studios today announced.

The total number of sales for the puzzle-platformer includes both the physical and digital versions of the title across all platforms.

The Swedish indie studio first announced the project under the name of Hunger in 2014, though the title was later rebranded in 2016.

Little Nightmares was released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2017. It eventually made its way to the Nintendo Switch in 2018 as part of the Complete Edition, which included the base title, bonus content and the Secrets of the Maw expansion.

Players take control of the character Six and are faced with the task of escaping from the underwater resort known as Maw.

“We’re very proud that our first original game sold so well, it’s well beyond what we ever expected,” says Andreas Johnsson, CEO at Tarsier Studios. “Little Nightmares is after all part of an indie game landscape and the fact that one million players have played our game is wonderful.

“This achievement is a milestone for both Tarsier Studios and Little Nightmares. To have created an original game that becomes as successful is proof that the new direction for the studio was the right choice, and that feels great.”

Hardcore Gamer lauded Little Nightmares in our review, suggesting that it’s a “world filled with surreal scenery that contains some classic puzzle design and a host of gleefully creepy characters to chase you all throughout it.”