Enshrouded Climbs Over A Million Players In Only Four Days After Release

The Valheim-like RPG has been quite well-received.

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  • Enshrouded has gained over a million players in a matter of four days after launching in early access.
  • The Valheim-like RPG has been quite popular, luring hordes of new and veteran gamers to the genre.
  • It came out on January 24, 2024, for PC only. The current-gen console release is planned for later this year.

Despite many awaited AAA projects on everyone’s radar, Enshrouded has already emerged among the most popular releases this year. However, no one expected how glamour it’d gather during the first few days of launch. The devs behind the project have taken to Twitter to express that it has gained over one million players. It is a significant feat because the title has only been out in early access for four days.

The heartfelt message shared by the studio also reflects the game’s “overwhelmingly positive reception.” The Valheim-like RPG quickly spread to the wider gaming scene by word of mouth, causing the player count to rise to the moon. Keen Games further iterated that the title is just getting started; a lot is planned for the future.

We’re excited to let you know that this is just the beginning for Enshrouded. We are looking forward to continuing the development of the game with your support, aiming to make Enshrouded the best game it can be. Once again, a heartfelt thank you to everyone!” reads another tweet.

The active player count is a great outlook to further elaborate on the success of Enshrouded. It has been roughly averaging, with concurrent players falling between 50,000 to 100,000. The title also hit an all-time peak of 160,405 players two days after the early access release. Popular streamers and YouTubers have also caused the game to gain an influx of new players after it came out.

Enshrouded has been an exceedingly popular early access launch on Steam due to its compelling gameplay.
Enshrouded has been an exceedingly popular early access launch on Steam due to its compelling gameplay.

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If you are out of the loop, Enshrouded is the latest RPG survival sensation. It is an open-world co-op multiplayer title that pits you in the grim yet stylish realm of Embervale, being released in early access on January 24, 2024, for PC. However, the official launch is also planned to feature current-gen console versions later this year, including PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X.

eXputer’s Moiz Banoori has reviewed the title with a fair 3.5/5 score, calling it just another well-done survival RPG among the herd in the genre.

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Shameer Sarfaraz is a Senior News Writer on eXputer who loves to devoutly keep up with the gaming and entertainment industries. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and several years of experience reporting on games. Besides his passion for breaking news stories, Shahmeer loves spending his leisure time farming away in Stardew Valley. His articles have been cited by VGC, IGN, GameSpot, Game Rant, TheGamer, GamingBolt, The Verge, NME, Metro, Dot Esports, GameByte, Kotaku Australia, PC Gamer, and more. Experience: 4+ Years

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