Dying Light 2 Has Shambled Onto Steam’s 25 Most-Played Games of All Time by Concurrent Players

Dying Light 2 appears to be off to a strong start, as it has already shambled its way onto Steam’s top 25 most-played games of all time with a peak concurrent player count of 274,983.

According to SteamDB, Dying Light 2 – which has greatly outperformed the original Dying Light’s all-time peak of 45,876 players – has passed both KHOLAT and Halo Infinite to place 23rd on the list of Steam’s most-played games of all time by concurrent players, and it sits behind The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

For comparison, PUBG: Battlegrounds is holding strong onto the #1 spot with an all-time peak of 3,257,248 players. In a distant second sits Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with 1,308,963 players. Additionally, the original Dying Light had an all-time peak of 45,876.

In most cases, the launch of a game will see the highest concurrent player count. However, in the age of live-service games and expansions and more, sometimes games can find a second chance at moving up the list.

In our Dying Light 2 review, we said that it “is an ambitious zombie action adventure that’s packed with top-notch parkour, an awesome open world, and every painful bug in the book.”

We still have to wait to see how Dying Light 2 has done on consoles, but this is a promising beginning for the game that has already committed to at least five years of DLC.

For more, check out our full wiki guide that will help you survive this particular zombie apocalypse and how developer Techland’s “top priority” is fixing the game’s server and co-op problems.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.

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