Friday the 13th: The Game has made into the Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer’s Edition. It has achieved this thanks to its crowdfunding success, which helped fund the game’s development and eventual launch across multiple platforms.
Here’s the entry with all of the official details:
Most crowdfunded videogame based on a movie
Having obtained rights for the 1980s slasher movie franchise of the same name, Friday the 13th: The Game (Gun Media, 2017) had raised $2,060,651 (£1,693,760) across the platforms Kickstarter and Backerkit, as of 10 Mar 2017.
It was pointed out by @tinoivezah on Twitter:
— Tino (@tinoivezaj) September 8, 2017
We’ll admit, it’s a pretty specific award, but still worth talking about! Gamers went nuts about the opportunity to play as Jason (and his victims).
Did you back Friday the 13th: The Game? If so, are you happy with how it turned out?