lost ark has comfortably passed 1 million concurrent players in just 24 hours, making it the second most played game in Steam history by number of concurrent players. The diablo-as MMO launched in the West yesterday, after Amazon Games partnered with Smilegate RPG to localize and translate lost ark and make it available in English. It now passed concurrent records for both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and dota 2, that regularly dominate the top of Steam’s most played games.
lost ark is so popular right now that it has experienced server problems and there is a queue to start playing. SteamDB gives concurrent players of lost ark on 1,311,842, passing CS:GO‘s record of 1,308,963 players and dota 2Photos of 1,295,114. However, it’s not clear exactly how many of those players are actually playing the game and not sitting in a server queue.
Anyway, it is now only second on the list of concurrent participants PUGB† It still has a long way to go PUBG‘s all-time high of 3,257,248 players. lost ark is a second big hit for Amazon Games, after New world four months ago a simultaneous record of 913,634 players.
lost ark was originally released in 2019 in South Korea and has millions of active players in South Korea, Russia and Japan. It’s free to play and has also quickly risen to the top of Twitch, overtaking the popular Just Chat category.