Lethal Company, the cooperative horror game set in derelict moons, has become a sensation on Steam, captivating over 100,000 simultaneous players.
Zeekerss, the developer, excitedly shared the news on X/Twitter, acknowledging the milestone with gratitude and promising an exciting stream of updates for players. This revelation was made public by SteamDB, a website that tracks player data.
Initially launched on October 23 in Steam Early Access, Lethal Company began gaining momentum and witnessed a significant surge in popularity last week. The game reached a peak of 47,933 concurrent players on November 14 and continued to grow, ultimately surpassing 100,000 players on November 19 with an all-time peak of 115,050 concurrent players on November 20.
While I was asleep Lethal Company passed 100,000 concurrent players. Unbelievable, thank you for playing. Releasing updates for this game will be very fun. pic.twitter.com/VYQgfve4hr
— Zeekerss (@ZeekerssRBLX) November 19, 2023
The overwhelming response from Steam users is reflected in the “Overwhelmingly Positive” rating given to Lethal Company. Reviews from players on platforms like Reddit highlight the game’s immersive and entertaining experience.
Lethal Company places players in the shoes of contracted workers scavenging abandoned moons to fulfill the corporate profit quota, incorporating features like suit customization, ship decoration, and bestiary filling. Its roots in horror add an extra layer of intensity to the gameplay, ensuring that players “never miss the quota,” as per the game’s synopsis.
Furthermore, Zeekerss emphasized the commitment to regular updates, acknowledging that the game is still in the Early Access phase. Players are encouraged to provide feedback to fine-tune the game’s difficulty and balance, as Lethal Company continues to evolve and realize its full potential.
For new and existing players of Lethal Company, IGN’s guide offers valuable insights into the game.
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelance reporter. He’ll talk about The Witcher all day.