Resident Evil 8: Village They will be released last Friday on PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Stadia after a time in development during which it has become one of the most anticipated titles of 2021. It seems that the response of users during its first weekend on sale is according to that expectation and, in the absence of official sales figures, we already know that has had the best premiere on Steam of all Resident Evil.
According to data from SteamDB, during its first 24 hours on sale Resident Evil 8: Village has had a maximum of 101,726 simultaneous users. This figure is worth to be placed as the most played game of the franchise during its first day on sale on Steam, a record that until now had Resident Evil 2 Remake with 74,277 simultaneous players, followed by Resident Evil 3 Remake with 60,293 simultaneous players.
The latest major installment proper to be released on Steam, Resident Evil 7, did it with a maximum of 20,449 simultaneous players, whereas previously Resident Evil 6 had reached the 11,879 simultaneous players on its first day on sale.
Successful premiere both in audience and critics
Resident Evil 8: Village You’ve already passed that milestone reached during your first 24 hours on Steam: As of this writing, Capcom’s new game has peaked at 106,631 people playing at the same time., becoming the ninth most played title of the moment on this platform. It is not only being a success with the audience, but also with criticism among Steam users, since it currently has a total of 10.328 reviews positive versus 689 negatives.
On Vandal we have already been able to thoroughly test Resident Evil 8: Village and in our analysis we say that it is “a very particular delivery, varied, fun and full of surprises”. If you are already immersed in his terrifying proposal, we recommend reading our guide so as not to leave anything behind.