Palworld has bought over a million copies simply eight hours after launch, developer Pocketpair has mentioned.
Palworld, dubbed ‘Pokémon with weapons’, launched this morning, January 19, and shortly shot to the highest of Steam’s best-selling video games listing and broke into Steam’s top-four most-played video games listing by concurrent gamers. On the time of this text’s publication, Palworld had overtaken battle royale PUBG into third place with 365,000 concurrent gamers and a ‘very optimistic’ consumer overview ranking.
Palworld’s true concurrent participant depend will likely be a lot greater, with the sport additionally out there on Xbox and Home windows PC by way of Sport Go.
The massive inflow of gamers at launch has triggered server issues, nevertheless. Pocketpair mentioned Palworld’s servers had turn out to be unstable, which can trigger connection points. “We’re working to resolve this ASAP!” Pocketpair tweeted.
“Within the meantime, some customers have reported success in making an attempt to attach 2-3 occasions or ready after launching the sport,” the developer continued.
Amid Palworld’s launch success, it’s value noting the Xbox model lags behind the Steam model when it comes to performance. And now Palworld is out within the wild, Pokémon followers are expressing their concern on the similarities between each video games.
Remember to examine our IGN’s Palworld Early Entry Overview in Progress to search out out what we predict.
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