Rust Broke Simultaneous Player Record

Rust Broke Simultaneous Player Record

The survival game Rust, released in 2013, is having the best days in its history. Rust reached 134,483 simultaneous players as of yesterday and the number of viewers on Twitch exceeded 1 million. The developer team is more than satisfied with the popularity. The favorite of the video game industry, in recent years, is survival games. Leading representatives of the industry have already released their games in this genre. In addition, players who like to watch broadcasts show great interest in this genre as well. Currently, the survival game, which was first released in 2013, is living the best days in its history.

134 Thousand 483 Players Played Rust at the Same Time

Rust is a game with only one goal; survive. This game, which can be enjoyed especially when you play with your friends, has a strong player base. However, the broadcasting players’ recent interest in Rust caused the game to be extremely popular. Even as of yesterday, Rust managed to break its all-time player record and achieved remarkable results with the number of viewers. According to the statistics on SteamDB, January 4, 2021 was a historic day for Rust. In this context, 134 thousand 483 players were playing Rust simultaneously. The previous record was in April 2019, with 125,000 players. Although that is not a huge difference, it did not go unnoticed that an 8-year-old game could still attract this much attention.

Twitch, one of the most popular live streaming platforms in the world, is only talking about the game right now. So much so that this game manages to make the developers happy with more than 1 million viewers. Because the game being hype like this cause increment in sales as well. Also, until December, the game was watched by a maximum of 100,000 people. Shroud, one of the most popular players in the world, has been playing Rust recently. But to be clear, we can state that Rust is where it should be right now. Because the number of games that continue in the development process since the first day of publication and attract more players with each update is quite low.