PUBG’s heydays are long over-even if the Battle Royale shooter is still one of the most played games on Steam. But in its wedding, the Steam hit actually set a record that still existed 4 years later.
For his European and North America release, The MMORPG Lost Ark was able to crack a remarkable milestone . Over 1.3 million players gambled the Korean game on Steam at the same time. Lost Ark was able to outperform some FPS sturdy burners, but the player record continues to have the shooter PUBG: Battlegrounds-and that for 4 years.
PUBG: Battlegrounds defends player record
PUBG has been sitting since January 2018: Battlegrounds at the top of the Steam charts for most of the players logged in at the same time. The top mark of the shooter is no less impressive: a little more than 3.2 million gamers then gambled the game at the same time.
Despite the remarkable debut from Lost Ark, which with its 1.3 million players could outdo the classics Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 , PUBG had attracted more than twice as many players during his record times. (Source: Steam Charts)
Steam: When will the crazy player record crack?
Although there were still a few real hit games on Steam after PUBG, no other could only begin to come close to the PUBG record. No wonder, after all, PUBG almost laid the foundation for the triumphal march of the Battle Royale Gener, which has now also been taken over by huge games like Call of Duty.
It is currently still open whether another game will be able to beat PUBG’s record. At the moment there is definitely no candidate who could compete with the Battle Royale shooter in this aspect **.