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Torchlight 2 sells one million copies

Phat loot.

Action role-playing game Torchlight 2 has sold one million copies, Seattle-based developer Runic Games has announced.

Torchlight 2 launched in September 2012 to critical acclaim and is seen as an excellent alternative to Blizzard's Diablo 3, which launched earlier last year, in May.

“We had an amazing 2012,” read a tweet from Runic Games, “and proud to say that Torchlight 2 has sold over one million units! Thank you!”

With Torchlight 2 a success, all eyes are on Runic co-founders Max Schaefer and Erich Schaefer (co-founders of original Diablo developer Blizzard North) and what they do next.

Last year the team said they were no longer pursuing plans to create an MMO in the Torchlight universe, and they had “no plans” for a console version, so don't hold your breath on being able to play the game on Xbox, PlayStation or Wii U.

So what will the next game be? In September Runic said it “probably won't be another Torchlight”. “We really need to take a break,” Runic's Marsh Lefler said in a Reddit AmA. “Something slightly different will be nice. We still love RPGs, especially action ones.”

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