Xbox Horror ‘The Medium’ Has Already Recouped Its Development Costs

The Medium has only been out for less than a week yet it has been reported that Bloober Team has already recouped the game’s development costs.

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Credit: Bloober Team

Reports come from Money.pl [via Eurogamer]. The Polish website is dedicated to financials, and states that Bloober Team has now sold enough copies of the game to not only cover development, but also marketing costs too.

This is perhaps even more impressive when you consider that The Medium is an Xbox Series X|S exclusive and is available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers at no extra cost.

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Credit: Bloober Team

In my humble opinion, Polish studio Bloober Team has been very hit and miss. I’m yet to play The Observer (though one day I will), but my experience with both Layers of Fear games and The Blair Witch had pacing issues, especially the latter.

However from what I can tell, it seems that Bloober Team may have finally got it right with The Medium, a game that appears to be heavily influenced by the likes of Silent Hill.

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Credit: Bloober Team

In our review of The Medium, editor Lara Jackson said the following: “I’ve been waiting a long time for Bloober to finally nail down true horror, and The Medium is a wonderful example of how to do scary without relying on cheap tricks.

If you’re a fan of Silent Hill, Clock Tower, Haunting Ground or even if you just want to test out the capabilities of the latest Xbox consoles, The Medium is a must-play.

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While I’m still waiting to get my hands on a new-gen Xbox, The Medium is a game that I cannot wait to play!

Have you been enjoying the new horror from Bloober Team? Let us know across our social media channels. The Medium is available now for PC and Xbox Series X|S.

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Featured Image Credit: Bloober Team