Elden Ring has huge Steam success despite anger over stuttering on PC

It’s official; Elden Ring is FromSoft’s biggest Steam launch to date. The latest game from the iconic studio has attracted over 750,000 concurrent Steam players – despite increasingly negative user reviews generating around the game thanks to its dubious PC performance.

Publisher Bandai Namco has yet to announce the game’s official launch sales (it’s going to be easily above 1,000,000 at launch if the PC numbers alone are anything to go by), but we’ve seen a massive success just from Steam alone, at this point.

On launch day, Elden Ring hit a peak concurrent player count on Steam of a whopping 764,835 players, per SteamDB. When you consider that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has an all-time peak of 125,315 players, and Dark Souls 3 has 129,975 players, you can see just how heady these numbers are on PC.

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