PUBG is the primary Steam game to help 1 million gamers for a full 365 days. That’s numerous rooster dinners.
When most gamers discuss PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds within the context of Battle Royale, there’s often a caveat that it’s been surpassed by the massively popular Fortnite. And whereas it’s definitely true, that doesn’t imply PUBG is doing badly. In reality, even with its decline in recognition, the game has maintained a streak of 1 million or extra concurrent gamers for a whole 12 months.
This information arrives courtesy of SE7EN.WS (through GamesIndustry.biz), who famous the game’s SteamDB stats have been impressively excessive. Player numbers peaked in January 2018 at 3.2 million gamers, and declined steadily earlier than stabilizing across the 1 million mark.
PUBG stays the most well-liked Steam game, nicely forward of Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. But PUBG’s year-long milestone was nonetheless a detailed name, because of falling inside 5,000 gamers of the 1 million restrict. Concurrent participant charges have been way more regular since Summer 2018 started, and can probably keep there for no less than the quick time period.
Outside of Steam, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has also been making in-roads on mobile platforms, which ought to assist its prospects. But no matter occurs, it’s fairly clear that even the second-best Battle Royale game will nonetheless have an viewers.