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Balatro sales surpass one million copies

Posted on March 18, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Balatro sales one million

March 6: Playstack and LocalThunk today announced a new sales milestone for Balatro, their poker-inspired roguelike deckbuilder that’s turned into a hit. Total sales have now surpassed 500,000 copies.

That number is based on worldwide sales across all platforms. The feat was accomplished in just ten days.

This is technically the second sales update for the game. In just 72 hours, the title had sold more than 250,000 copies. Again that was for all platforms combined.

We have some information about the game in the following overview:

The poker roguelike. Balatro is a hypnotically satisfying deckbuilder where you play illegal poker hands, discover game-changing jokers, and trigger adrenaline-pumping, outrageous combos.

Combine valid poker hands with unique Joker cards in order to create varied synergies and builds. Earn enough chips to beat devious blinds, all while uncovering hidden bonus hands and decks as you progress. You’re going to need every edge you can get in order to reach the boss blind, beat the final ante and secure victory.

Balatro is available on the Switch eShop now.


March 18: We have a sales update for Balatro, as sales have now surpassed one million copies sold.

Playstack CEO Harvey Elliott said today: “We’re incredibly grateful for the support and enthusiasm from players worldwide. The game’s success is a testament to the quality and creativity that the indie sector can deliver, proving that even in uncertain times, innovative games can thrive. We extend our deepest thanks to every player who has joined us on this adventure.”

Solo develope LocalThunk added: “I’m so grateful to all the players and people that have made this happen. I still can’t grasp the response to this game, and I am overjoyed that so many people have been able to have fun with my silly creation. I’m so fortunate that I can continue working on my passion as a career. Thank you!”


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