Valheim, the new survival Viking-themed Indie game, just hit 3 million copies sold and is now Steam’s top-seller worldwide.
It has been quite a road for Valheim developers. The game was released on the 2nd of February 2021 for early-access and it keeps breaking record after record. Now, the game just reached 3 million sold copies and is the top seller worldwide in Steam.
3 million copies is an extremely good result, especially considering Valheim it’s an Indie game. Among other records and impressive results, the game also:
- Reached over 60,000 ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ reviews
- Officially entered Steam’s Top 250 best-reviewed games of all time
- Is currently the 7th most streamed game on twitch, surpassing CS:GO, Dota 2, Minecraft and Rust and
- Has over 20 million hours of gameplay already watched
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Not less impressive, Valheim also reached a peak of 500,000 concurrent players during the weekend. Quite a feat considering few games managed to get past 500,000 concurrent players. Now, Valheim is among games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 with most concurrent players daily.
With almost 78,000 reviews, Valheim’s review score was is 96% positive. Some reviews even already have more than 100 hours of gaming registered hours.
‘Forget longboats, we have now blown a 700+ year old record by boasting the largest Viking population in all of human history. For reference, the previous peak in Viking numbers was set in 1300 AD and was approximately 500,000. Everyone at Iron Gate has really been appreciating all the messages, love, questions and thoughts from all of you, so please keep them coming!’The Iron Gate Team
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