Square Enix wanted to share the figures that have accompanied Outriders in its first month of life. The multiplayer shooter, developed by People Can Fly, has managed to surround himself with 3.5 million unique players in their first 30 days of existence (from April 1 to May 1). Available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One y Xbox Series X/S, Square Enix already values this debut qualifying the game as “his next great saga”.
Outriders is accompanied by 3.5 million users
“With more than 3.5 million unique players, with an average playing time of more than 30 hours and a very high level of participation in the cooperative aspect, we and the fantastic team at People Can Fly are delighted with this initial success“has stated Jon Brooke, co-director of studio at Square Enix External Studios. “Launching a new IP is never easy, and we are very grateful for the support and feedback from the community. “
In this sense, Brooke wanted to make it clear that they are still very attentive to the words of users in order to improve the gaming experience: “We continue to listen carefully and we want to assure all players that we are committed to improve and enhance the experience in the coming weeks and months. We also hope enlarge Outriders in the futureWithout going any further, shortly after its launch the team went to work to fix a bug that was eliminating inventory.
“Launching a new intellectual property is never easy”
The development studio also announced, in an update posted to Reddit last Wednesday, that they are working on a patch to fix the bug which causes players to die almost instantly on receiving a single hit. They hope that this technical solution is available precisely today, May 20.
“With unanimous acclaim from critics and players worldwide, Outriders is on its way to becoming the next great saga of the company“Koch Media points out in the press release. Square Enix and People Can Fly are also working on the so-called “Thank you package” for all players, as a way to compensate for the technical errors that the title has made in its debut.
Outriders is available on PC (Steam, GeForce Now), PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S, platforms where we can also enjoy a free demo. In addition, from this week until the end of the month, Square Enix will offer a series of limited time game related promotions. “What’s new about People Can Fly (Bulletstorm) and Square Enix is a game capable of being frantic, difficult and a lot of fun, but it doesn’t always succeed“, we write in our analysis.