[Today’s Steam News] Second Peak with Expansion Pack, Sapeng Dongjeop Surpasses 240,000
The Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty expansion pack has attracted massive user attention, reaching over 240,000 concurrent players on September 27th. This new record surpassed the previous one set when the Edge Runner animation was released.
Following the release of the highly-anticipated Phantom Liberty, the number of concurrent users for Cyberpunk 2077 started to surge. A significant turning point was the release of the 2.0 patch, which introduced substantial system improvements on September 21st. Previously averaging around 10,000 concurrent users, the game experienced a sudden surge, reaching 90,000 users on the first day after the patch and steadily climbing to 160,000.
After the launch of Phantom Liberty, the game surpassed Naraka: Blade Point and secured the 6th spot in terms of daily concurrent users, with an impressive count of 246,754 players. This achievement outperformed the Netflix animation Cyberpunk: Edge Runner, which attracted 136,724 viewers during its first weekend after release.
Even on its second day, the Phantom Liberty expansion pack continues to maintain a ‘very positive’ evaluation, with 2,340 participants giving it an 89% positive rating. Reviews highlight the inclusion of patch 2.0, which brought new characters, stories, perks, items, and multiple ending branches, resulting in a unique and distinct gaming experience. However, several users have reported encountering crashes or bugs related to relics during gameplay.
Additionally, among the top-selling worldwide products on Steam, Resident Evil RE: 4 has dropped off the rankings, while Rainbow Six Siege takes the 6th position after introducing a crossover with Halo featuring the Master Chief skin.
Top 10 Best-Selling Products on Steam Worldwide as of 11 am, September 27th
- (Data source: Steam) (This site was accessed via a US IP to display games that are not open in Korea)
With the release of the Phantom Liberty expansion pack and the remarkable surge in concurrent users, Cyberpunk 2077 continues to capture the attention of gamers worldwide. The game’s evolving success, coupled with the influx of new content, cements its position as a leading force in the gaming industry.
[오늘의 스팀] Second peak with expansion pack, Sapeng Dongjeop surpasses 240,000 2023.09.27 13:40 Game Mecca Reporter Park Jae-hyung
▲ Top 20 concurrent users of the day at 11 am on September 27 (data source: Steam)
The Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty expansion pack was released and many users flocked to it. On the 27th, the maximum number of concurrent users exceeded 240,000, surpassing the record set when the Edge Runner animation was released.
The change in the number of concurrent users of Cyberpunk 2077 began to increase after the patch 2.0, which significantly overhauled the system, was updated on the 21st. The number of concurrent users, which averaged around 10,000, exceeded 90,000 on the first day after the patch and steadily increased to 160,000.
After Phantom Liberty was released, it surpassed Naraka: Blade Point and rose to 6th place in terms of daily concurrent users with 246,754 people. Previously, the Netflix animation Cyberpunk: Edge Runner recorded 136,724 viewers during the first weekend after its release.
The Phantom Liberty expansion pack maintains ‘very positive (2,340 participants, 89% positive)’ even on the second day of its release. According to reviews, with patch 2.0, new characters, stories, perks, items, and ending branches were added, making it a different game. However, some users are reporting relic-related crashes or bugs while playing.
▲ Phantom Liberty holds a ‘very positive’ evaluation (Image source: Game Steam page) ▲ Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Screenshot (Image source: Game Steam page)
Meanwhile, among the best-selling products in the world on Steam, the already dismissed Resident Evil RE: 4 fell out of the rankings, and Rainbow Six Siege, which introduced the Master Chief skin in crossover with Halo, ranked 6th.
▲ Top 10 best-selling products worldwide on Steam as of 11 am on September 27 (Data source: Steam) (This site was accessed via a US IP to display games that are not open in Korea)
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