Steam is a digital platform with the most extensive video game library on the planet, and every day more companies are looking to publish their games on the platform created by Gabe Newellnot only to generate more revenue through content sales, but also to position your product with live streams.
Game console He did not want to be left behind and decided to enter the computer market by force from 2020 by adapting some of his most iconic franchises, but got the opposite results regarding peak users who simultaneously played each of these products.
None of the names under the relay game studios overcame the barrier 100,000 playersFine god of War reached 73,529, while Zero dawn horizon And The Last of Us Part 2 they did the same with 56,557 and 36,496 respectively.
Superhero Spiderman is showing atypical behavior as he Marvel’s remastering of Spider-Man was 66,436, but Marvel Spider-Man: Miles Morales it did not reach 14,000. Below this range is Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection with just over 10,000.
On the other hand, exclusively for prefix 5 which were converted for compatible devices showed much less results than expected: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (8757), Return (6691) and Sackboy: The Great Adventure (610). When Predator: Hunting Groundsreleased near the end of the cycle ps4brought together only 1500 people, becoming the top gamers in the same time.
In its turn, Microsoft took a more advantageous position, bridging the gap 200 000 thanks to Halo Infinite (272 586) and one step down the digits of five zeros is Halo: The Master Chief Collection (161 024), warmly welcoming the Master Chief to the world of personal computers.
force horizon 5 doubled the number of its predecessors, reaching 81,096 users, sea of thieves from 66 906, Microsoft Flight Simulator purchased 61,829 and Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition messed up on 40,000. The strongest blow came to him Hello Fay Rush with 6,132 despite being one of the best entertainment this year.
In addition to the examples above, the company’s products Third side achieved the best results, including: ancient ring (953 426), Hogwarts legacy (879 308), as well as the recent and successful Baldur’s Gate 3 (814 666).
Game console seeks to diversify its business portfolio towards the PC market with the intent to amortize development costs of its AAA licenses, reaping bittersweet fruits along the way. It will be very interesting to see how his next games will affect service in the medium and long term.
Yes, sure Microsoft has the best health in this area, the reality is that the desktop console companies are still far from achieving the most popular software in Steam history: PUBG: Battlegrounds (3 257 248), lost ark (1 325 305) and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (1 818 773).