After New World, Amazon’s latest online F2P MMO Lost Ark has attracted a lot of players despite the delay in opening the server on the first day. Over the next two days alone, Lost Ark’s number of Steam players skyrocketed to the point of making the game the second highest online coplayer game ever, surpassing both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. .
Lost Ark was extremely popular before its official release. Amazon and the developer Smilegate RPG even had to add a lot of servers in order to accommodate the needs of the players. On its first day of release, the MMO’s concurrent player count reached one million, making Lost Ark the fifth game to reach the milestone.
A day later, the game is still breaking a new record. Lost Ark is currently the most popular game on Steam and has the second highest number of concurrent players in the platform’s history. The highest number of Lost Ark players is 1,325,305. The above number far exceeds some household names like Counter-Strike: GO or Dota 2. For the ranking of games with the highest number of players of all time, Lost Ark surpassed CS: GO, Dota. 2, Cyberpunk 2077 and even the “old” New World.
- PUBG: Battlegrounds – 3,257,248
- Lost Ark – 1,325,305
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – 1,308,963
- dota 2 – 1,295,114
- Cyberpunk 2077 – 1,054,388
- New World – 913,634