Image Courtesy of MOB Games

If you are reading this article, you are probably one of the noobs wondering about Poppy Playtime. For sure you just can’t wrap it around your head and just keep on asking, Why is Poppy Playtime so Popular?

Honestly, you are not alone! In a Reddit thread started by Therealjamsteo, Redditors respond with why the game suddenly blew up. If you really want to know the answer, we are breaking down some of the most plausible reasons why Poppy Playtime is very popular today.

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Reasons Why Poppy Playtime Became So Popular In The Gaming Landscape

  • A lot of YouTubers and video game content creators are creating their own playthroughs

Screengrab Courtesy of Markiplier (via YouTube)

Famous YouTube vloggers (video bloggers) such as Markiplier, 8-bitRyan, SuperHorrorBro, Poppy Garys, and more are already playing the first two chapters of Poppy Playtime. These content creators make a huge impact on the game’s success because of their huge fanbase.

As a result, their viewers and followers get to know about the ins and out of the game, getting their attention along the way. This scheme creates a domino effect which probably leads to the unprecedented popularity of Poppy Playtime. I mean, isn’t that how every game gets popular?

  • It’s very similar to Five Nights at Freddy’s and Bendy and the Ink Machine

Five Nights at Freddy’s, Photo Courtesy of Steam

First of all, the game is NOT a copy of the two games stated above. We will be clear about that. Poppy Playtime is similar to both games because all of the three are under the same genre – Indie Survival Horror Games.

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Poppy Playtime received similar attention as Five Nights at Freddy’s and Bendy and the Ink Machine because people just love the sense of thrill and adventure. To be honest, most of us love that feeling. Being in the depths of Playtime co. factory, it’s impossible to not feel excited, anxious, afraid, or creeped out.

  • People fell in love at first sight with no other than Poppy Playtime’s Huggy Wuggy

Screengrab Courtesy of Video Game News via YouTube

Arguably the best reason why people started searching for the game is that the photo of Huggy Wuggy (above) reached their newsfeed. Seeing a huge blue toy with razor-sharp teeth coming at you at almost 40 kilometers per hour? Inside a vent? There could possibly be nothing scarier than that. Ugh! And look at those eyes!

  • Jump scares and the Eerie setting

Poppy Playtime Poppy Doll
Image Courtesy of MOB Games

Ummm, if you still haven’t figured it out, it’s a survival horror game, duh?

Jump scares usually happen in horror games, but Poppy Playtime does it best. Not to mention, these living toys act friendly at first then will turn feral the moment they feel like it. How’s that for a treat?


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