Lots of oldsters are eagerly anticipating the Naraka: Bladepoint launch date, and it’s little surprise why: it’s a high-flying parkour and melee-based battle royale game, and the trailers we’ve seen up to now look tense, thrilling, and recent. Now there’s a Naraka demo out there as a part of the Steam Next fest, and gamers are flocking to it: it’s peaked at greater than 160,000 concurrent gamers in its first 48 hours.

The Naraka: Bladepoint demo peaked at 161,378 concurrent Steam players at present at about 2 p.m. UTC, which is a mighty spectacular determine for a demo in a style that’s been pretty saturated for the previous couple of years. It’s additionally a new report for Naraka itself – developer 24 Entertainment had beforehand run an open beta, which drew simply shy of 100,000 concurrent gamers again in April.

The present demo is offered for a restricted time – it’ll run for the size of the Steam Next festival, which concludes June 22. In the meantime, you’ve obtained a likelihood to check out Naraka’s distinctive mix of melee fight, grappling hook mobility, and supernatural parkour strikes on a huge and visually beautiful battlefield.

Once this demo is over, you’ll have to attend till August for the complete launch of the 60-player battle royale.

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