The launch of Elden Ring shatters expectations: the new FromSoftware breaks all records on PC and makes history on Steam

And the day came. Elden Ring, the new game from FromSoftware is here. Being one of the most anticipated titles of the year, it is not surprising that it is on everyone’s lips and has turned out to be a bestseller. And even so, the numbers he has harvested are surprising and they show the desire that we PC players had for this new adventure.

The new from the parents of Dark Souls has swept PC with dream figures for the Japanese studio. The data that reaches us regarding its launch They place the peak of players at 764,835reached yesterday at 2 o’clock in the morning.

On the other hand, from Steam itself, we can see that it is currently the second most played title on the entire platform, with more than half a million people active on its land, being only Surpassed by Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and being ahead of the popular Lost Ark.

If we put these numbers against others from the Japanese developer, it is when we can see the magnitude of the success of this title. Dark Souls Remastered peaked at 24,501, Dark Souls II peaked at 79,528 users, Dark Souls III it already represented an important jump reaching 129,975 and Sekiro maintained that figure with a record of 125,315. Given these figures, the triumph of Elden Ring is very clear.

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Of course, this is one of the most important and well-received releases of the year. My colleagues from 3DJuegos have already been able to play it in depth and emphasize how great it is and how ambitious the bet feels from FromSoftware and Bandai Namco for open worlds.