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Yesterday, Funcom announced its barbarian survival game, Conan Exiles, has sold 1.4 million copies, making it the company’s best selling game yet.

This news coincided with the release of a large patch aimed at fixing a number of ongoing bugs. Funcom called it “The Mother of all Patches”, promising over 500 fixes to the PC version, with some more general improvements coming to the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

Like many of the game’s updates, however, it appears to have corrected some issues while creating many others.

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As the sun rises and the ocean churns, preparing to consume all with the aid of global warming, so too do new early access survival games invariably top the charts on Steam. Conan Exiles is the latest and, well, it's certainly early.

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Remember Age of Conan? The MMO based on Robert E. Howard's burly sword-swinging, princess-saving warrior? While it got off to a cracking start, it quickly lost gas and like many other so-called "WoW killers", faded into obscurity. Developer Funcom kept on trucking, but things weren't looking good for the Norwegian studio until this month, when its financial fortunes changed dramatically.