V Rising

V Rising sells 500K copies, crosses 100K concurrent gamers, retains climbing Steam charts

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Vampire survival game V Rising continues to be an early success for developer Stunlock Studios — emphasis on the “early” half, for the reason that game is barely in its early entry type on Steam in the mean time. Fully completed or not, it’s hitting huge milestones simply days after happening sale.

First, V Rising cracked the Steam high 10 most-played record simply at some point after launch on May 17. It barely poked its method onto the record with the #10 spot then, however right here we’re two days later, and it’s climbed to #7 (charted by SteamDB) as of the time of this writing. Not solely that, however the game has now handed 100,000 concurrent gamers, up from about 70,000 when it first made the highest 10.

This climb goes hand-in-hand with the game’s gross sales numbers. V Rising, which prices $19.99 USD / £15.49 on Steam, has bought half one million copies in simply 4 days. “It’s official,” reads the celebratory tweet. “500,000 vampires out there have stepped foot into Vardoran! Thank you all for joining us on this journey!”

If you’re seeking to enter Vardoran your self, there’s lots you need to know earlier than biting into V Rising. First up, sure you’ll be able to play the game solo if you need, however taking part in with associates is at all times extra enjoyable. Here’s a fast guide on the right way to invite them to your session. The game is all about vampires, so that you’ll have to understand how blood works, and now we have one other guide for all the different sorts.

There are much less apparent features of the game you’ll wish to put together for as effectively. Given its survival nature, crafting is a key part. We can show you the right way to get fabric, the right way to get leather-based, where to seek out sulphur ore, and extra. Finally, the vampires in V Rising are apparently seafood followers, so that you’ll wish to discover all of the fishing spots too.