In an impressive display of its popularity, PowerWash Simulator, the indie game developed by FuturLab, has now attracted seven million players, marking a two-fold increase over the past six months. This game has carved a unique niche in the gaming scene, allowing players to experience the simple satisfaction of washing different items to a perfect finish, thus offering a soothing and relaxing gaming experience.
The exponential growth in the game’s player base is a testament to its appeal. Kirsty Rigden, Co-CEO of FuturLab, expressed her gratitude for the supportive gaming community. “With over 7 million players, we’re honored that so many people have found their zest with PowerWash Simulator. The strength in our community is evident,” Rigden said. She also acknowledged the tremendous support received since the game’s early access launch, which has continued to build even after The official release of the game.
The game’s popularity isn’t the only exciting news coming from FuturLab. The latest update to the game, known as The Muckingham Files, released in April 2023, expands the original universe of the base game. This update invites players to explore previously unseen places, interact with new characters, and uncover new stories.
Along with the success of the game, FuturLab also announced the hiring of Steve Tinkler, an industry veteran, as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Tinkler, who has a proven track record in a fast-growing business, including stints as a Director within Epic’s Strategic Finance team and Chief Financial Officer at Mediatonic, is excited about the opportunity. “FuturLab has some incredibly exciting plans. I am delighted to be working with James Marsden, Kirsty Rigden, Chris Meyers and the team to help support the next phase of our growth.”
Chris Meyers, COO of FuturLab, also acknowledged the importance of this appointment. “Having someone of Steve’s caliber and experience joining us as CFO is another sign of the strides we’re taking as a fast-growing, self-funded studio and speaks to our ambition for the years to come,” said Mehrs.