It’s official – Nintendo has announced a collaboration between their popular game Among Us and the up-and-coming Hololive VTuber network. This news comes as no surprise, given the success of both entities. Players of Among Us have been calling for a collaboration with the VTubers since the game’s launch in 2020, while Hololive has grown exponentially, boasting 6 million subscribers on their YouTube channel. This union of video gaming and virtual talent is sure to be an exciting one!
What Is Among Us?
Among Us is a free-to-play murder mystery party game developed and published by sensor and launched in 2018. The game can be played alone or with up to 10 players in an online match. Players take on the role of crewmate or impostor, the latter being tasked with sabotaging tasks and killing without being caught by other players. Since its initial release, Among Us has gained significant popularity due to its easy mechanics and creative premise.
Among Us, which has been installed over 100 million times as of October 2020 according to estimates from Sensor Tower, won multiple awards including Best Multiplayer Game at The Game Awards 2020 and Best Social/Online Game at The Steam Awards in 2019.
What Is Hololive?</h2\
Hololive Production (hololive), or simply Hololive, is a Japanese Virtual YouTuber (VTuber) talent agency owned by Cover Corp., affiliated with Avex Pictures and managed by GOKU Inc.. It went live on August 31th of 2019, releasing four VTubers