Steam recently reported that the peak concurrent player count for the paid, single-player game Hogwarts Legacy has surpassed that of Fallout 4. The former achieved an all-time peak concurrency of 489,139 players, far exceeding the 472,962 players of the latter.
Hogwarts is vying for the lead in the classification, only being hindered by Cyberpunk, which had an impressive launch in 2020 and holds the maximum number of players at 1,054,388.
It’s Not Identical, Though!
When contrasted, the peak concurrent users of Hogwarts Legacy on the Steam platform is greater than Fallout’s, quantitatively speaking.
Though it is not available in its entirety yet.
Some have speculated that Hogwarts Legacy could outshine Cyberpunk, though this is likely a stretch. Currently, the game’s launch has been met with a social media boycott, with many users expressing their disapproval of JK Rowling and actively trying to deter others from playing it.
Lately, streamers of Twitch have been receiving death threats, hate messages, and have been the target of an outraged group of people who are strongly opposed to the launch of Hogwarts Legacy.
Regardless of that, the game nevertheless made a huge impact on Twitch, reaching a peak viewership of more than 1.3 million users according to a report.
Benji-Sales was the first to note the exceptional performance of Hogwarts on Steam. His tweet caused the peak players to increase by 15,000, eventually surpassing Fallout 4’s record.
It can be said that the hype around Hogwarts Legacy has surpassed that of Fallout.
Hogwarts Legacy will be available in its entirety on February 10th for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5, and will be released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One later in the year.