Starfield Surpassed 6 Million Players In Less Than 10 Days

Expert Verified By

Biggest Bethesda Launch To Date!

Not too long ago, Todd Howard revealed that Bethesda expects Starfield to be its biggest launch despite a rich history with impressive RPGs. Following release, the game seems to be living up to the studio’s expectations.

Yesterday, Phil Spencer revealed that Starfield has already become Xbox’s most-played next-gen exclusive and had accumulated over a million concurrent players, making it an exceptional launch.

Following such figures, Starfield has reached over 6 million players, making it Bethesda’s biggest launch to date.

Why it matters: The game had over five years of anticipation behind it, and the studio spent nearly a decade perfecting its most ambitious RPG.

This announcement comes nearly 8 days after the game entered early access.

While the full release has only been around for two days, the game was estimated to have reached over 2 million players in early access alone. As such, the full release has led to an additional 4 million players for the game.

Prior to release, many were concerned that Xbox exclusivity would prevent the game from reaching the masses. However, Game Pass appears to have played a massive role in bringing millions of new players to the sci-fi universe.

Todd Howard has also claimed that Xbox exclusivity made Starfield a better game as it is easier to develop a game for a specific set of hardware. As such, Xbox exclusivity has played a major part in the title’s current success.

starfield

This is just the beginning of a long road for Starfield. Millions of players are likely to continue enjoying the game since Bethesda games usually live for many users through a dedicated modding community.

The RPG has already gathered over a hundred mods in a short period, and official mod support from Bethesda is also coming at a later date.

Starfield has made a major impact on the industry. The game’s success appears to be just what Xbox was looking for, as it recently claimed that the RPG would mark the beginning of a long list of quality first-party titles.

Was our article helpful? 👨‍💻

Thank you! Please share your positive feedback. 🔋

How could we improve this post? Please Help us. 😔

Join Our Community

Still having issues? Join the Tech4Gamers Forum for expert help and community support!

Latest News

Join Our Community

104,000FansLike
32,122FollowersFollow

Trending

Xbox 360 Physical Games Prices Rose By Up To 34% Amid Digital Store Closure

As the Xbox 360 marketplace approaches its closure, the prices of physical games are rising rapidly on the used market.

PS5 Pro Release Delayed To 2025, Suggests Insider

PlayStation's lack of an announcement regarding the PS5 Pro has led to doubts among insiders, with many now being doubtful of a 2024 launch.

G.Skill Debuts DDR5-8000 Trident Z5 Royal Neo Memory For AMD CPUs

G.Skill is introducing the Trident Z5 Royal Neo DDR5 series next month, combining extremely fast speeds and an exquisite look.

Ubisoft Allocated Biggest Marketing Budget For Star Wars Outlaws

Ubisoft, in an earnings call, revealed that Star Wars Outlaws has the highest marketing budget ever for any of their games.

Capcom Confirms Plans To Make New Mega Man Games

Capcom reps recognize Mega Man's lasting popularity and are looking at how to use the character in future projects. The company is committed to bringing new Mega Man games to fans regularly, aiming to revive the beloved franchise.