Final Fantasy 14 reached a simultaneous number of 47,542 players in the last 24 hours, according to SteamDB. This surpasses its previous record of 41,200, which it set in June 2020 when players returned to the Shadowbringers expansion (figures courtesy of SteamDB). The thing is, this time these players aren’t here due to new additions to Final Fantasy 14. Endwalker won’t be out until November. They seem to be disgruntled World of Warcraft players who have followed popular WoW streamers like Asmongold, occupying another MMO while WoW is quiet.
This maximum number of players arrived a day later Asmongold began transmitting it in addition to two million followers. He is not alone, with Recently, CohhCarnage picked it up as well. Its viewers and those of all WoW streamers who were dissatisfied during the 218-day wait for the Chains of Domination update, have been testing the best MMO that can be played in 2021. So far, it seems that they like.
In the past, all it took for Blizzard to beat WoW players was to make it out of the park with the next upgrade or expansion. Maybe this will happen again, or maybe FF14 has everything it takes to catch these new players. I have been reliably informed that it is a Critically acclaimed MMORPG with a free trial up to level 60 including the Heavenward expansion.