Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

New World is the most played game on Steam in 2021 despite server struggles

New World, which has only been released for one day, is already the most played 2021 game on Steam.

Amazon Games’ new MMO is not only the most played game in 2021, but also has the highest number of players in history, more than 200,000 more than Balheim. I had a record before.

At the time of writing this article New World has 684,364 simultaneous players, a record high of 707,230., It hit about 30 minutes ago. Released earlier this year and acclaimed, Valheim previously held the record as the most played game on Steam. The best ever 502,387..

On Twitch 947,000 viewers are watching the New World stream.. Perhaps these viewers are watching the game. This is because the game is currently very difficult to play due to the ongoing stress on the server on the release date.As pointed out by Twitter analyst Simon Carless, About 400,000 players are waiting for the game to log in to the EU server. This does not consider players trying to jump to servers in other regions.

Quick scroll New world subreddit Similar queue lengths are also revealed.So the player is relieving the pain of the server Meme..

As you can see in the tweet above, the server queue number is not ridiculous. Hundreds of players are lined up to play New World.official New World Twitter The account dealt with these large queues and first thanked the players before talking about how the team would deal with these long queue times.

“It’s been an incredible 24 hours, and the support I’ve seen for the New World has been incredible,” reads the New World post. “We understand that some players are experiencing long cue times and are working hard on a few things to address these issues.”

The team is working to create additional servers and expand the capacity of the servers already set up. According to the post, their only focus at this time is to allow everyone to log in and play. To allow players to join the game without worrying about choosing a server they don’t want to go to, New World will allow players to relocate their characters to the new server of their choice for free within the next two weeks. increase.

Learn more about New World Breakdown of post-launch plans for the game Then read How to group with friends In the game.Check out this video to explain How to cultivate and use Azoth afterwards.

Wesley LeBlanc is IGN’s freelance news writer and guide maker.You can follow him Twitter @LeBlancWes..