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App ID 232770
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Running With Scissors
Franchise POSTAL
Supported Systems Windows macOS Linux
Last Change Number 23980931
Last Record Update 15 June 2024 – 00:46:21 UTC ()
Release Date 14 November 1997 ()

Take control of The Postal Dude in his infamous first outing as he battles to survive in a world gone mad! POSTAL is a classic isometric shooter filled to the brim with fast-paced explosive action.

Additional Information

Developer Running With Scissors
gamedir empty string
metacritic_name Postal
icon empty string
controller_support full
metacritic_score 56
NoServers No
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/postal?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
state eStateAvailable
VisibleOnlyWhenSubscribed Yes
community_visible_stats Yes
sourcegame Yes
checkpkgstate Yes
ReleaseState released
Publisher Running With Scissors
Store Release Date 14 November 1997 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1), Indie (23)
Original Release Date 14 November 1997 – 08:00:00 UTC () (879494400)
Store Asset Modification Time 10 October 2023 – 00:59:56 UTC () (1696899596)
review_score 8
review_percentage 90
Detected Technologies (?) SDK.SDL
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 6 May 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 2320223
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke1
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav0
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_01
    non_deck_display_glyphs0
    small_text0
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimenative
    requires_h2640
    gamescope_frame_limiter_not_supported0
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard
  • This game doesn't support Steam Deck's native display resolution and may experience degraded performance
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu
Content Descriptors Frequent Violence or Gore (2), General Mature Content (5)

Supported Languages

2 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes Yes
Japanese Yes

Tags

Categories

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small_capsule
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header_image
englishheader.jpg
library_assets
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library_heroen view image
library_logoen view image
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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 10 October 2023 – 00:59:56 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 1 May 2013 – 13:26:09 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 10 October 2023 – 00:59:56 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 10 October 2023 – 00:59:56 UTC
hero_capsule.jpgLast-Modified: 10 October 2023 – 00:59:56 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 9 October 2023 – 20:52:07 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 19 July 2019 – 18:48:13 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 9 October 2023 – 20:53:15 UTC
page_bg_raw.jpgLast-Modified: 24 February 2016 – 14:41:07 UTC

Steam charts

  • 25 players right now
  • 35 24-hour peak
  • 412,063 all-time peak 20 December 2019
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Store data

  • 5,990 followers
  • 8,216 positive reviews
  • 892 negative reviews
  • 90.21% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 2 24-hour peak
  • 2,404 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😋 Very Positive
  • 87.62% SteamDB Rating
  • 8,216 90.2% positive reviews
  • 892 9.8% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
4 February 2012 – 21:00 Indiegala: Indie Gala 2 -
3 March 2014 – 12:00 Fanatical: Adrenaline Bundle -
3 May 2014 – 15:00 Indiegala: Tiny Mix Bundle -
30 July 2014 – 12:00 Fanatical: Reboot 6.0 -
19 January 2016 – 19:00 Groupees: The Glorious Millerbulous Bundle -
29 June 2016 – 08:34 Indiegala: Go Postal Bundle -
18 January 2017 – 21:31 Fanatical: Dollar Dash 3 -
7 April 2017 – 16:30 Fanatical: Dollar Dash 4 -
19 July 2017 – 11:00 Indiegala: The Postal Party Bundle -
5 October 2017 – 17:00 Fanatical: Dollar Dash 5 -
23 February 2018 – 15:00 Fanatical: Postal Pack -
23 June 2018 – 15:00 Fanatical: Pick-and-Mix Dollar Dash -
29 March 2019 – 16:00 Fanatical: Stranger Sims Bundle -
20 December 2019 POSTAL has gone free (bots idling trading cards) -

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How many players are playing POSTAL right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 25 players live playing POSTAL on Steam.

POSTAL had an all-time peak of 412063 concurrent players on 20 December 2019.

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