Space RPG Starfield from Bethesda Softworks and developer Bethesda Game Studios barely made it to full release before it set an impressive record.
On the morning of September 7th, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer said informedthat Starfield’s total peak across all target platforms exceeded 1 million people.
“Thank you to all the players who helped us reach this peak and congratulations to Bethesda Game Studios.”added the head. Spencer attached his post Xbox tweet with a selection of high Starfield ratings.
In the Steam version of Starfield the day before Firmly more than 269.1 thousand users. Before records The novelty has not yet reached Bethesda’s previous hits: Skyrim once had 287.4 thousand simultaneous players, and Fallout 4 had 472.9 thousand.
So it’s safe to assume that the Xbox ecosystem accounted for the lion’s share of 1 million concurrent players. This is not only about buyers, but also about subscribers to the Game Pass service, where Starfield is also available.
By its September 6 release, Starfield managed to top Steam’s weekly sales charts. The total audience of the game in Early Access amounted to 2 million players, according to the analysis portal PlayTracker.
Starfield is available for PC (Steam, Microsoft Store), Xbox Series X and S, and Game Pass (PC and Xbox). The first reviews were quite positive (86-87% on Metacritic), but up to Skyrim (92-96%) The novelty did not reach.