Valheim reaches its biggest player count in five months after Hearth and Home

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Valheim‘s first major update is finally here and – surprise! – people are playing it. The Viking survival game certainly isn’t matching the highs it hit at launch, however it’s again in Steam’s high ten, and reaching its biggest player counts since May. I assume you’ll be able to think about our expectations sufficiently managed.

Today, Valheim reached a peak concurrent player count of 66,264, as SteamDB exhibits. That’s the biggest quantity since early May, when the game was nonetheless coming down from the half-million gamers it reached after launch. It’s at the moment the quantity ten game on Steam, sandwiched between Grand Theft Auto V and Cookie Clicker. What a grouping.

Players are nonetheless figuring out how they really feel in regards to the modifications, particularly the complete revamp to food, which now forces you to decide on between meals that profit well being or stamina. You can try the Hearth and Home patch notes if you need additional particulars on what’s modified or, hey, simply go play the game and test it out.

The game’s at the moment 20% off on Steam, bringing the value all the way down to $15.99 / £12.39 / €13.43, so in the event you’ve been attempting to speak your mates into selecting up a duplicate, now’s your probability.

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