PUBG now holds Steam’s record as the game with biggest number of concurrent players of all time

Who would’ve thought that the 100-man battle royal game Playeruknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG, would be more popular than CS: GO and even Dota 2?

The currently-on-fire game managed to outdo Dota 2 in number of concurrent users in one day a couple of weeks ago, and today it sets the record for that again but this time it’s for all-time.

PUBG reached a number of 1,349,584 players according to Steam Chart, passing Dota 2’s record of 1,291,328 players during March 2016. This came after Playerunknown’s beat multiple famous Steam games like CS: GO, Fallout 4 and GTA V. It was only a million players last week, and now eight days later another 200k joined in.

As a reminder, this doesn’t necessarily mean that PUBG now has more players, as it recently passed 10 million players; a great feat on its own, but not so much compared to Dota 2 or CS: GO. However, it’s up to devs from now on to increase that number with frequent updates and care.

Accordingly, a new patch was rolled that gave us many changes among them are new buildings to loot, a new foggy weather, and Mini-14 gun. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds releases officially at the end of this year, leaving Early Access behind. Xbox One version is coming in 2018, while PS4 players have to wait for further information.

Sam Edge

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