V Rising sells one million copies in only one week

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V Rising launched on PC through Steam early entry on Tuesday, May 17. This article is being written on Tuesday, May 24 — precisely one week later. In that quick time, the multiplayer vampire survival game has managed to promote a million copies. That’s a bloody massive success.

The information got here through the game’s official Twitter account. “1,000,000 vampires have risen from their slumber,” it reads. “Thank you all for being a part of this achievement!” It definitely is an achievement, and one which V Rising was poised to succeed in. It broke into Steam’s high 10 most-played video games record simply sooner or later after launch, and it offered half one million copies simply two days after that. That meant it was already midway to this milestone, and the game had amassed 100,000 concurrent gamers and climbed to the #7 spot because of this. Just yesterday, we realized that V Rising was Steam’s best-selling game throughout its launch week, and it reached the #5 most-played spot with 150,000 concurrents the identical day that information broke.

It’s been a pointy rise for developer Stunlock Studio’s game, however the subsequent milestone may not come so rapidly. According to SteamDB, the height concurrent participant rely of round 150,000 folks stays the game’s file, and it’s slipped again to sixth place on the most-played chart. Still, it has an energetic, early participant base — keep in mind, that is solely an early entry launch on Steam. Epic Games Store diehards and console-only homeowners aren’t even in on the motion. Should V Rising see a launch outdoors of Steam when the total game launches, we may see even larger numbers.

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