After only 24 hours, Lost Ark has easily surpassed 1 million concurrent players. Making Lost Ark 2nd Most Played Game in Steam history by concurrent counts. The Diablo-like MMO was released in the West yesterday. After a collaboration between Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG to localise and translate Lost Ark and make it available in English. It has already surpassed concurrent records set by Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2. Both of which consistently rank at the top of Steam’s most-played games.
Lost Ark is now so popular that there are server troubles and a line to begin playing. According to SteamDB, the number of concurrent players in Lost Ark has surpassed CS:GO’s record of 1,308,963 and Dota 2’s record of 1,295,114. It’s not clear exactly how many of those players are actually actively playing the game and not sitting in a server queue, though.
In any case, it is currently second only to PUBG on the top concurrent list. It has a long way to go before surpassing PUBG’s all-time high of 3,257,248 players. Lost Ark is Amazon Games’ second massive smash. Following New World, which established a concurrent record of 913,634 players four months ago.
Lost Ark was published in South Korea in 2019. It has millions of active players in South Korea, Russia, and Japan. It’s free to play, and it’s swiftly moved to the top of Twitch, eclipsing the popular Just Chatting category. Now Lost Ark is 2nd Most Played Game in Steam’s history.
Frequently asked Questions about Lost Ark
Can you play Lost Ark on Xbox?
Lost Ark supports both Xbox and PlayStation controllers, however all of the controller notation in the game is Xbox-centric, so all of your DuelSense fans may have to adjust to that.
Is Lost Ark free on Steam?
It’s free-to-play and has also quickly risen to the top of Twitch, overtaking the popular Just Chatting category.
Is Lost Ark better on controller?
Lost Ark, on the other hand, is playable with a controller, albeit not totally delightful. Despite the overall inconvenience of navigating menus, inventories, and action bars on a gamepad, I’d argue fighting feels best with a controller.
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