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“Happy Birthday, Mungy!” – Excited Among Us Fans Celebrate the Indie Game’s 4th Anniversary

Published 06/16/2022, 6:45 PM EDT

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The start of 2020 created a massive turmoil among people as they had to stay shut in their homes. Their options of connecting with friends and family were limited to online platforms because of the massive outbreak of Covid-19.

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As a result, it helped many video-games gain massive popularity with friends spending most of their time glued to the screens. Out of all, one game ranked higher amongst most categories, as its simple concept attracted many players from different parts of the world. So, if you are still wondering who we are referring to, it’s Among US.


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The game was first released in 2018 but never really ranked until the pandemic, as people spent most of their time finding the imposter. Apart from that, it was one of the few fun ways to stay connected to our loved ones. Now, four years later, the Innersloth production announced its anniversary as they posted about it on their Twitter account.

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Fans celebrate the heartfelt moment as Among US turns four years old!

On June 15, Among US celebrated its fourth anniversary along with an appreciation to every fan who contributed to its success. The game’s Twitter handle uploaded a special post with a birthday on this occasion. 

‘Among Us turns 4 today!! our tiny game grew into something we never even dreamed of ;-; to all our players – thank u for supporting us through so much, having fun with us, and truly changing our lives. may we forever be haunted by the glorious bean.’


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 It was a matter of minutes before fans joined this epic moment as they celebrated the crewmate company’s birthday in the comments. Here’s what they had to say.

Apart from that, InnerSloth also received a wish from Xbox as fans saw the duo in banter amidst this important milestone.


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Some exciting facts about the game!

InnerSloth had decided on different names for Among US during production. After all, the game is based on two popular party games, Mafia and Werewolf. So, the franchise had decided on names like SapceWolf and SpaceMafia. Apart from that, the developers had also announced a sequel to it but later pulled down the thought as they decided to make the original one better.


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Atharv Phadke


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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.
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