Baldur’s Gate 3 Sets New Player Record as Steam Celebrates Community Success
Good news for fans of the popular computer role-playing game Baldur’s Gate 3: the game has set a new record as the most-sold game its first week out, and Steam is celebrating the community success.
According to Steam’s official stats, Baldur’s Gate 3 sold enough units to set the new record. It also amassed over 500,000 concurrent players in its first week of launch, bringing the total to nearly 800,000. It was also the #1 most-played game on the PC platform over the first 90-days after its launch.
This dream come true for fan’s years-long wait for a proper sequel to the popular Dungeons & Dragons game shows that beloved classic franchises can still find success.
The huge success of Baldur’s Gate 3 also comes in the wake of other popular PC and console games like Cyberpunk 2077 and Valorant. This new record is further proof that the gaming industry is here to stay, and the future is looking bright.
For those unfamiliar with Baldur’s Gate 3, it is the third game in the long-running series and is set in the world of Faerun. The game combines the classic role-playing elements of the previous games with modern tech, giving gamers the utmost immersive experience.
It’s no wonder Baldur’s Gate has been an industrial leader for years and now is setting new player records. With this great success, it’s safe to say that the gaming community is in for even more great things to come.