This New Co-Op Horror Game is Already a Huge Hit on Steam
Co-op horror enthusiasts, brace yourselves for a spine-chilling adventure, because Lethal Company has emerged from the shadows on Steam Early Access this October, casting an eerie spell on the gaming community. In a digital realm saturated with single-player horrors, Lethal Company stands out as a beacon of cooperative frights, a rare gem beckoning thrill-seekers.
While the horror genre on Steam offers a plethora of solitary scares, co-op experiences are a scarcity. However, among the select few, Phasmophobia reigns supreme—a ghost-hunting escapade where intrepid players join forces to unravel the mysteries of haunted locales. For those yearning for a more traditional survival-horror co-op fix, the Obscure series, with its original and sequel readily available, provides a hauntingly good time on the platform.
But now, a new contender has emerged. Lethal Company, the harbinger of nightmares, has not just made a splash but a tidal wave in the Early Access realm. Garnering “Overwhelmingly Positive” user reviews, it has claimed its throne among Steam’s top 10 best-selling products. Surpassing heavyweights like Baldur’s Gate 3, Valve’s Steam Deck, and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Lethal Company’s sinister allure is undeniable, all for the modest price of $9.99.
In the current hierarchy of Steam’s best-sellers, only Call of Duty and Counter-Strike 2 stand as formidable rivals to Lethal Company’s dominion. Positioned ahead of illustrious titles like Risk of Rain Returns, War Thunder, and ARK: Survival Ascended, it has become the dark horse of horror gaming, captivating audiences with its affordable yet spine-tingling charm.
So, what awaits those daring enough to plunge into Lethal Company’s abyss? Brace yourself for a lunar odyssey, as up to four players embark on a treacherous mission to loot forsaken facilities scattered across various moons. A strategic choice awaits players: hang back at the safety of the ship, guiding comrades through terminals, or venture together into the unknown. The objective is clear—amass valuable loot and return to the ship before the encroaching night unleashes a menagerie of deadly monsters.
Equipped with an arsenal of tools, success not only translates into survival but also lucrative rewards. Cash, the lifeblood of this perilous enterprise, can be used to unlock even more challenging moons or indulge in cosmetic delights. The gameplay loop of Lethal Company has resonated with fans, and it’s evident that this is merely the prologue to its ascent in popularity. Anticipate a series of updates, each promising an enhanced experience and fresh nightmares as Lethal Company marches towards its full release. Venture forth, brave souls, and embrace the terror that Lethal Company unfolds across the desolate moons of Steam.