First-person horror survival game, The Forest, has sold more than five million copies

Endnight Games has announced that its debut title, ‘The Forest’ has sold over 5 million copies on PC. Built on an initial budget of 125k The Forest has now sold over 5.3 million copies, making it – as its press release reads – one of the most successful independent game releases of all time.

The team behind the game is comprised of former visual effects artists who worked on films such as Tron:Legacy, 300, Twilight, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

The Forest drops players into a graphically violent horror world, where they have to build, explore and fight to survive against an ever growing enemy threat. Players can play either alone or online with friends for the ultimate survival horror experience.

First released in Early Access on Steam, the game has continually updated and improved, adding new features and systems and implementing feedback and balancing based on it’s player base.

The Forest - Official Trailer