Shooters have dominated the newcomer sites on the Steam charts this weekend, with the option to play for free on Splitgate and the paid beta version of Back 4 Blood, both occupying places in the top 10 games.
It's a pretty predictable outcome for Turtle Rock's highly anticipated Back 4 Blood, which many see as the successor to the Left 4 Dead games. You might be surprised if you haven’t seen Splitgate’s recent rise in popularity, or even heard of the niche shooter before.
The free-playing Splitgate is a competitive shooter with the large portal movement hook, which allows you to appear behind enemies and traverse environments quickly. Splitgate has also set a record for today's top players with nearly 68,000 simultaneous players, a distant record for the two-year game that has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past month. Prior to this July, Splitgate's record number of simultaneous players was 11,000, still a healthy number, but nothing like the one playing him now.
Customers of Turtle Rock & # 39; s Back 4 Blood pre-order are currently able to access its beta version, and the cooperative zombie shootin game had a maximum of nearly 100,000 players on Friday 6. It has maintained 30 to 90 a thousand players throughout the weekend.