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Playtonic's Yooka-Laylee reached the $1 million marker faster than any other game on Kickstarter, it has been revealed.

The campaign smashed its initial funding goal of £175,000 in less than 40 minutes, and by the end of its first full day had surged past the £1 million ($1,521,770) point. It's also "on course" to be the biggest UK-based gaming Kickstarter.

New stretch goals have since been added. The final stretch goal of £1,500,000 is still up for grabs.

Don't forget to check out our first impressions of Yooka-Laylee and our behind the scenes interview with Playtonic Games.

[source kickstarter.com, via twitter.com]