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New World is Amazon’s first gaming success with 700,000 active players – Update – Games – News

Amazon’s multi-dimensional New World game officially launched on Tuesday, and the game is off to a good start, according to statistics from Steam. At the time of writing, there are approximately 570,000 active players at the same time. It’s the first Amazon game to prove successful.

from Steam stats page Currently 567,918 active players appear in the New World and this number is growing. Since the day is not over yet and European and American players may not start until later, the number could rise exponentially. With over half a million players active at the same time, New World is one of the most popular games on Steam. Only CS:GO does noticeably better and DOTA 2 on Tuesday is nearing the same numbers as the new game from Amazon.

SteamDB . Notes That the New World is in fifth place in the current peak All records When it comes to active players at the same time. Also, Amazon’s game has already surpassed Walheim in terms of peak number of players. This game was very popular at the beginning of this year on Steam.

New World is on sale on Amazon and on Steam for 40 euros. The game is only available for PC. It is located around a Online multiplayerThe game takes place in the fantasy world of Aeternum, where players fight against The Corrupt. Due to its popularity, there are currently long queues for access to servers. Report it, among other things Users in Tweakers Forum.

Update, 7:13 p.m.: The counter is now about 700,000 players at a time. This makes New World the most played game on Steam on Tuesday night.

Waiting for the new world
Waiting for the new world

Amazon’s first game success

Amazon started making its own games in 2012 and is said to be pumping half a billion dollars into them every year, but Big successes yet to come. Many games that were in development have failed. Amazon has spent years working on a multiplayer shooter game similar to Overwatch. It was introduced in May 2020, but was withdrawn soon after to make improvements. In October of the same year, the game was canceled. Then the team that worked on that game was moved to New World.