Stronghold Remastered hits 100k copies sold in less than 72 hours, peaking at nearly 10k concurrent players on Steam
Stronghold: Definitive Edition, a remastered version of the classic real-time strategy game, has been a success for Firefly Studios. Here’s how the title performed after its recent launch on Steam.
As Firefly Studios announced on X (former Twitter), Stronghold: Definitive Edition has sold over 100k units in less than three days since its release on November 7. It is worth noting that the game is only available on Steam, making this milestone even more impressive.
For comparison, the original Stronghold, released in 2001, had sold 1.5 million copies by 2004.
🏰Stronghold: Definitive Edition🏰
It’s been amazing watching you all Build, Battle and Beseige, my liege! And what an incredible response we’ve had – We are thrilled to announce that we’ve sold over 100k units of Stronghold: DE in less than 72 hours.
— Firefly Studios (@fireflyworlds) November 10, 2023
The remastered version of Stronghold received positive feedback from PC players, with 82% of more than 2,000 user reviews on Steam being positive. According to SteamDB, it also peaked at 9,672 concurrent players.
Stronghold: Definitive Edition is now the best game in Firefly Studios’ portfolio by peak CCU. It is followed by Stronghold Kingdoms (8.6k), Stronghold Crusader 2 (5.7k), Stronghold: Warlords (4.4k), and Stronghold 3 (2.8k).
Top 10 Firefly games by peak CCU (via SteamDB)
Founded in 1999, Firefly Studios is a UK developer best known for the Stronghold series. Its portfolio also includes titles like RTS Space Colony and city builder CivCity: Rome (in partnership with Firaxis Games).
In 2021, Devolver Digital acquired Firefly Studios along with two other studios, Dodge Roll (Enter the Gungeon) and Nerial (Reigns). Overall, the publisher has seven subsidiaries, including Croteam (Serious Sam), Doinksoft (Gato Roboto), Good Shepherd (Hard West), and System Era (Astroneer).