Silent Hill: The Short Message has been downloaded by a million people
On January 31, Konami released Silent Hill: The Short Message is a small horror game in the Silent Hill universe, distributed for free on PlayStation 5. Today, the company announced that it took less than a week for the new product to reach the first million mark in downloads.
Silent Hill: The Short Message
Analyst Mat Piscatella from Circana also reported that Silent Hill: The Short Message has demonstrated excellent engagement. In the United States, she ranked ninth in the number of active PlayStation 5 players in the last week. Along with her, Call of Duty, Fortnite, GTA V, NBA 2K24, Madden NFL 24, Apex Legends, Rainbow Six Siege and Roblox entered the top ten.
However, that the gaming press, that the players themselves speak coolly about Silent Hill: The Short Message. On Metacritic, the project has 51 points out of 100 from critics and 6.4 points out of 10 from players. On Opencritic, only 21% of critics recommend playing Silent Hill: The Short Message.
Mostly Silent Hill: The Short Message is praised for its good gloomy atmosphere, good graphics and catchy soundtrack, and scolded for its boring plot and mediocre gameplay.