New from the creators of The Evil Within is one of the best action games so far this year, and an excellent job of animation.
Despite arriving at the beginning of the year in the form of a “shadow drop”as the games that arrive in stores together with their advertisement without a marketing period to publicize the game are known, Hi Fi Rushthe musical action adventure of Tango GameWorks has already exceeded 3 million players on Xbox Series X|S and PC.
It’s not just about what’s new from the creators of The Evil Within and Ghostwire Tokyobut it is one of the best games of hack and slash action in recent years thanks to its rhythmic mechanics, where the full potential of the game is displayed, making combos to the rhythm of the amazing soundtrack of the game that has both its own songs and licensed songs from The Prodigy, Nine inch nails or The Joy Formidable.
Three million players with a sense of rhythm
As reported by both the game’s official Twitter account and the Japanese studio account, Hi-Fi Rush has already exceeded 3 million players. Let’s remember that the game is only available on Xbox SeriesX | S and PC, although is part of the Xbox Game Pass catalog from the day of its release.
— Hi-Fi RUSH (@hifiRush) August 16, 2023
As we said, Hi-Fi Rush is not only an excellent action game, it has a more than entertaining science fiction story, endearing characters like Chai, his robot cat 808 or Peppermintand a graphic section that is most characteristic for its cell shading visual style that also plays with 3D models and one of the best animation works so far this year.
It remains to be seen what Tango Gameworks’ next project will be, but it is clear that Hi-Fi Rush has become a complete success for the Japanese team and it may become a franchise for the coming years. Don’t miss Hi-Fi Rush on Xbox Game Pass along with the new games on the service for the month of August.