Over 800,000 players were marked playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds concurrently yesterday early morning. The game that took the internet by storm, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, has now become the third game of all time to reach the milestone on Steam’s concurrent players list.
Don’t be surprised already. Two weeks back, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hit 600,000 concurrent players. And now, the 800,000 players mark. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the hard competitor and Dota 2, the crown-holder of Steam charts had a difference of less than 30,000 players during the time. Wait, there’s more!
OVER 800,000! pic.twitter.com/KGeG1GjpLv
— PLAYER @ GAMESCOM (@PLAYERUNKNOWN) August 26, 2017
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground actually managed to beat Dota 2 to reach the first position on Steam charts quite a while back. The image was captured by Indian YouTuber CowboyFarts, who posted it on Facebook 2 hours earlier.
No other game has beaten Dota 2 in terms of concurrent players on Steam since a very long time. But guess what, the newest internet sensation broke all records.
PlayerUnknown’s Battegrounds is also one of the quickest selling game on Steam, surpassing the 8 million sales mark in just 5 months. Check out what Bluehole, PUBG’s developer is heading for, with Microsoft and Xbox.