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Among Us is an online multiplayer game developed and published by American game studio Innersloth. It was released on June 15, 2018.

The game takes place in a space-themed setting in which players each take on one of two roles, most being Crewmates, and a predetermined number being Impostors.

The main goal of the Crewmates is to identify the few Impostors, eliminate them, and complete their tasks around the map; the Impostors’ goal is to secretly sabotage and kill the Crewmates before they manage to complete all their tasks. Through a plurality vote, players believed to be Impostors will be removed from the game. If all of the Impostors are eliminated or all tasks are completed, the Crewmates win; but if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if some critical sabotage goes unresolved, the Impostors win.

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While initially released in 2018 to little mainstream attention, it received an influx of popularity in 2020 due to many well-known Twitch streamers and YouTubers playing it. In response to the game’s popularity, a sequel, Among Us 2, was announced in August 2020. However, a month later in September, the planned sequel was cancelled, with the team instead shifting focus to improving the original game.