With player numbers dropping only a month ago, it seemed as though this feat would never be accomplished. And really, it shouldn't have been. Not this quickly, anyway. Creator Keita Takehashi - or at least the game's community manager - obviously tinkered with the calculations, boosting everyone's contribution to GIRL's progress and unlocking the new world to run around on and...do...stuff.
Not that we're complaining! Ink-blasting alien octopuses lend a certain carnival fun-fair element to proceedings.