Stardew Valley breaks Steam record for highest number of concurrently connected players with major update

Stardew Valley, a simulation RPG where you can farm and go on adventures in dungeons, has set a new record for the number of concurrently connected players on Steam.

Stardew Valley's 1.6 update smashes its Steam player record - The Verge

On March 20, 2024, version 1.6, a major update for Stardew Valley, was released. This update added various new features and made various fixes, but the most notable one was the ability to play multiplayer with up to eight people in the PC version of Stardew Valley.

Stardew Valley - Stardew Valley 1.6 Update Full Changelog

Stardew Valley's previous record for the highest number of concurrently connected players on Steam was 94,875 , which was recorded immediately after the version 1.5 update in January 2021. However, since version 1.6 was released, the number of concurrently connected players on Stardew Valley on Steam has increased rapidly, and it has become clear that it has reached an all-time high. According to SteamDB , a site that compiles statistical information on Steam, the number of concurrently connected players of Stardew Valley on Steam is `` 147,612' '.

Stardew Valley Steam Charts · SteamDB

According to SteamDB, the top 10 number of concurrently connected players in the last 24 hours are as follows, and Stardew Valley ranks 5th. On the other hand, The Verge says, ``The numbers are quite impressive for an indie game released nearly 10 years ago.''

1st place: Counter-Strike 2 : 1,438,958 people
2nd place: PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS : 656,024 people
3rd place: Dota 2 : 603,838 people
4th place: Apex Legends : 384,744 people
5th place: NARAKA: BLADEPOINT : 275,827 people
6th place: HELLDIVERS 2 : 265,706 people
7th place: Source SDK Base 2007 : 190,605 people
8th place: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege : 157,995 people
9th place: Grand Theft Auto V : 150,724 people
10th place: Stardew Valley : 147,612 people

In addition, developer Eric Baron, also known as ``ConcernedApe,'' has revealed that version 1.6 of Stardew Valley includes elements that are not explicitly stated in the patch notes.

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