And the numbers carry on climbing.
In simply 24 hours, Sony Santa Monica’s God of War reboot has topped over 50,000 concurrent gamers on Steam.
According to SteamDB, the concurrent participant rely continues to climb because the recreation was launched yesterday and on the time of writing, the document stands at 57,764 simultaneous gamers – not unhealthy for a wholly single-player expertise. In reality, within the 20 minutes since I began writing this text, the concurrent peak has elevated 4 – no, wait, 5 now – occasions.
As Matt summarised for us yesterday, God of War is the third first-party PlayStation recreation to launch for PC to this point – Horizon: Zero Dawn and Days Gone arrived final yr, and the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection remains to be to come back. And the excellent news is Sony Santa Monica has completed a cracking job managing the transition to PC, with Digital Foundry calling the port “simply sensational” in its current evaluation.
However, God of War’s artistic director Cory Barlog just lately stated he had “no idea” if the arrival of God of War on PC would possibly imply its upcoming sequel – Ragnarok – would make the soar from PlayStation in a extra well timed style.
“Right now, we’re taking it one game at a time, kind of looking at each one and determining, ‘Okay, is this the best thing?'”, he defined. “And we’ll gauge how it does. Do people enjoy it? Did we do it right? Is there anything we did wrong? What can we do better in the future if we do this again? But at the end of the day, ultimately, it’s Sony’s decision.”
ICYMI, Valve as soon as once more hit an all-new concurrent person peak document, topping 28 million customers final weekend.
It’s the newest in an extended line of record-breaking stats for Valve, which first noticed the variety of concurrent customers climb at first of the pandemic in 2020. The all-time peak now sits at 28,230,853 concurrent gamers.