Steam’s latest hit is Lethal Company, a cooperative horror game that revolves around collecting scrap metal on abandoned moons. This game has attracted more than 100,000 players at the same time.
Developer Zeekerss celebrated the achievement on social network X, saying: “While I was sleeping, Lethal Company surpassed 100,000 players at one point. It’s amazing, thanks for playing it. Releasing updates for this game will be very exciting.”
Lethal Company launched on Steam in early access on October 23, and the game’s popularity skyrocketed last week. Lethal Company’s player count peaked at 47,933 on November 14. This number increased to 60,838 on November 17 and to 88,751 the following day. The number of Lethal Company players at any given time exceeded 100,000 on November 19 and peaked at 117,278 on November 21.
Steam users are also very satisfied with the game. Lethal Company currently has an “overwhelmingly positive” rating on Valve’s platform. In Lethal Company, players take on the role of a contract worker who needs to collect scrap metal from abandoned moons to meet the company’s profit quota. The game also has features like outfit customization and ship decoration.