Stardew Valley is among the loveliest indie success tales of the previous decade, and evidently story isn’t over just but. Players bought a Christmas present within the type of the long-awaited 1.5 update, and this replace has introduced the sport’s largest player count record of all time. Clearly, everybody’s been ready for all that new endgame content material.

Stardew Valley reached a new concurrent Steam player record of 89.807 on December 27, the primary Sunday after the 1.5 replace landed. As SteamDB reveals, the earlier record of 64,427 was set shortly after launch in 2016. Giant player peaks much like the one we’ve seen this week beforehand hit alongside the multiplayer beta in April 2018 and the 1.four replace in November 2019, however that is far, far larger than both of these.

It’s not as large because the player count record Terraria set earlier this yr following its Journey’s End replace, but it surely’s a comparable impact, as a great deal of individuals who’ve picked up the sport through the years instantly have a purpose to leap in all of sudden.

Stardew Valley can be 33% off within the Steam Winter Sale, so if you happen to haven’t performed but, you’ve bought a straightforward in.

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