Starfield, the latest RPG experience from famed developer Bethesda Game Studios, officially launched just a few days ago, and it has already taken the studio’s top spot in launches. This doesn’t come as a surprise given the title’s constant stay on the Steam and Xbox Store bestseller charts, but it’s important to remember that a major platform skipped this release, with PlayStation fans missing out.
in a tweet, of Starfield An official account revealed that over six million players have already jumped into the RPG by Skyrim and fall out manufacturer. This number should include Xbox Series X|S, PC, Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and possibly cloud players.
The announcement comes just a day after Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed that the RPG’s concurrent player record had already passed one million. That was for a Wednesday launch for a AAA game as well, meaning the rush this coming weekend could knock that figure down. The 10 million player announcement has a good chance of coming by next week.
While the official launch was on September 6th, those who paid for the $100 Premium Edition or the $35 Premium upgrade of the Game Pass version have been enjoying the sci-fi landscape since September 1st. While no official platform-specific numbers have been revealed yet, during this early access period alone, at its peak, the Steam version alone saw more than 230,000 players playing the game concurrently. Even the premium upgrade alone was the Xbox Store’s best-selling item at the time.
as per Third party data, Starfield Maybe sold over two million premium editions/upgrades just from fans wanting to get in five days early.
Starfield Available now on Xbox Series X|S as well as PC via Steam and the Microsoft Store. Xbox and PC Game Pass subscribers and Xbox Cloud Gaming users via Game Pass Ultimate can jump in at no extra cost.