Today PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds beat DOTA 2 all-time concurrent users record on Steam. 1,305,336 users were playing PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds and the record break has been confirmed by both SteamDB and SteamCharts.
While both do not agree on Dota 2’s previous record, 1,291,328 according to SteamCharts, 1,295,114 according to SteamDB, it is interesting to note that this is roughly the same figure that has been reported by Bungie for Destiny 2.
It is important to note that PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds is still in early access and that the game is only available on PC. Destiny 2, on the other hand, is available on both the PS4 as well as the Xbox. PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds has sold 10 million copies on PC alone and seeing that the game will be coming out on XBox One soon, the numbers will increase.
Furthermore, there are people that are waiting for the game to be completed before they buy it, so once the game is officially released you can expect to see more sales. Destiny 2 has not made it to PC yet and the game is going to come out next month for PC gamers. I myself am waiting for the PC version to come out.
You can click here to check out my thoughts on PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds and what it is like 6 months since being released on Steam as an early access title. Talking about the launch of the game PLAYERUNKNOWN said:
“We have decided that we are going push the full launch back a bit from the initial six-month timeframe, but want to assure you that we are still planning a full release before the end of Q4 2017.”
Getting the game before the end of the year is good news but looking at where the game is right now, I am not sure that is going to be possible. You can check out the game stats here.
Let us know what you think about PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds and how the developers can make the game better.