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Valheim Sales Top 2 Million Units

Valheim Sales Top 2 Million Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 February 2021 / 830 Views

Coffee Stain Publishing and developer Iron Gate AB announced the action-adventure RPG, Valheim, has sold over two million units in its first 13 days available on Steam Early Access and hit a new peak of 360,000 concurrent players. 

This figure is up from one million units sold after one week and over 160,000 concurrent players. 

"We wanted to start by sharing a giant troll-sized thank you! In just 13 days Valheim has been purchased by over two million Vikings, and this weekend we reached a new peak concurrent player milestone of 360,000!" said the developer.

"Everyone at Iron Gate has really been appreciating all the messages, love, questions and thoughts from all of you, so please keep them coming! And again, a big thank you to all of you for helping us reach this ridiculous milestone in under two weeks of sailing onto Early Access.

"We’re so excited to continue working with you all to reach Asgard together, and we’ll be sharing more soon on what’s next."

View a trailer of the game below:

Here is an overview of the game:

A battle-slain warrior, the Valkyries have ferried your soul to Valheim, the tenth Norse world. Besieged by creatures of chaos and ancient enemies of the gods, you are the newest custodian of the primordial purgatory, tasked with slaying Odin’s ancient rivals and bringing order to Valheim.

Your trials begin at the disarmingly peaceful centre of Valheim, but the gods reward the brave and glory awaits. Venture forth through imposing forests and snow-capped mountains, explore and harvest more valuable materials to craft deadlier weapons, sturdier armor, viking strongholds and outposts. Build a mighty longship and sail the great oceans in search of exotic lands … but be wary of sailing too far...

Key features:

  • Huge procedurally-generated world - explore and inhabit mystical lands, from mysteriousforests to imposing snow-topped mountain ranges and stunning meadows, complete with their own creatures of legend to battle and wildlife to hunt.
  • Co-op PvE (2-10 players) - - Whether you want to brave the lands alone or venture with trusted allies, Valheim supports independent, player-hosted servers and unlimited world creation. We recommend playing co-op with 3-5 players.
  • Punishing dodge & block based combat system with a wide range of weapons
  • Build & sail ships - from flimsy rafts to imposing warships, build legendary vessels to conquer the seas and discover new lands.
  • Summon and defeat vengeful primordial bosses of myth and legend, and collect trophies to progress and craft new powerful items
  • Flexible house and base building system - raise mead halls, farms, settlements outposts, castles and more.
  • Intuitive item crafting - forge the finest weapons and armour, and craft food and mead.
  • Dedicated server- for players who want to run a persistent server. If you prefer not to run a server on your PC, consider renting a server at G-Portal.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
Chazore (on 15 February 2021)

Really glad I picked this up tbh. I heard this via friends on discord, decided to check out some LP's and thought why not.

Turns out to be one of the most fun early access games I've played in a long time. Probably the most polished too, and for £15, it's an easy to pick up kinda game for me.

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TheTitaniumNub (on 16 February 2021)

Well, I hope Iron Gate will enjoy this new found success! I wasn't interested in the game at all, but hearing people keep praising it, I just might give in...

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