You’d have been onerous pressed to overlook the success of Amongst Us in recent times, and now a free Steam sport that performs nearly precisely the identical however replaces the long-lasting sus spacefarers with a crew of geese has develop into one of the in style PC video games over Christmas. Very like the space-based multiplayer sport, your gaggle of geese intention to finish duties whereas sussing out who the malicious undercover mallards are.
Goose Goose Duck takes its title from in style youngsters’s sport Duck, Duck, Goose (or Duck, Duck, Grey Duck for all you Minnesotans on the market – we see you), which additionally centres across the idea of discovering an ‘imposter’ among the many group. Like Amongst Us earlier than it, Goose Goose Duck isn’t a brand new launch, having initially launched in October 2021. Nevertheless, as folks search for video games to play with household and associates over the vacation, it seems many have turned to this fresh-flavoured providing.
Whereas there’s loads of unimaginable video games on supply within the Steam Christmas sale this 12 months, you actually can’t beat the attract of a free sport – certainly, it makes it all of the extra interesting to deliver the entire gang in for a sport when no-one has to spend something. Whereas Amongst Us has been free on PC previously (and each video games are free-to-play on cellular gadgets), the thought of a free twist on the formulation is definitely interesting.
Monitoring website SteamDB exhibits how the Goose Goose Duck participant rely has steadily surged since late November, and it’s presently breaking its personal peak participant rely nearly each day as peak participant instances hit. The present file is 369,566 – making it the fourth hottest sport at peak yesterday, eclipsing free video games like Misplaced Ark and Apex Legends together with the likes of GTA V. Solely free-to-play juggernauts PUBG: Battlegrounds, Dota 2, and CS:GO ranked larger.
Steam evaluations are presently sitting at 90% constructive, too, exhibiting that gamers are having fun with it as greater than a easy Amongst Us clone. Evaluations observe the number of maps, participant roles, and customisable settings pretty much as good high quality of life options making it a genuinely worthwhile standalone expertise.
If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, we’ve acquired extra of the very best free video games on PC, in addition to extra imposter video games like Amongst Us when you actually fancy the attract of deceiving your family and friends this vacation season. Simply do not forget that it’s all a little bit of enjoyable, and don’t go hurling mince pies at Aunt Marjorie when she connivingly convinces the parents to toss you out the proverbial airlock.