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Scum is already Devolver's biggest launch ever

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Early Access survival game Scum only just launched at 9 AM this morning, but it's already become Devolver Digitial's biggest launch to date. While Devolver wouldn't share any numbers with me (not a surprise), a peek at the Steam Stats page shows Scum is already in the top 10 games by concurrent playercount. As of this moment, there are just under 50,000 people playing.

I've been playing too, exploring the crafting, zombies, cannibalism, and extremely gross bodily functions of Scum, which include not just pooping but super-pooping. Tyler also previewed some of the higher functions of Scum's complex menus, meters, and tooth counters back in April.

Chris has a love-hate relationship with survival games and an unhealthy fascination with the inner lives of NPCs. He's also a fan of offbeat simulation games, mods, and ignoring stories in RPGs so he can make up his own.