The premiere weekend of “Age of Empires 4” on Steam was very exciting. Relic and World’s Edge revived the age of empire franchise after the last entry was closed and operated for more than a decade, topping the bestseller list and breaking through 70,000 concurrent players It peaked at the launch weekend.
For comparison, this number is double “Age of Empires 2: The Definitive Edition” has seen what it looks like. It seems that the player base of this game is very good, because it reached a peak of 73,928 today, making this game one of the top 20. At the same time, its sales put it ahead of hits such as Back 4 Blood, Phasmophobia and New World.
The game always has a lingering question whether real-time strategy games have a place in the current PC gaming space, and these numbers seem to emphasize that they are ready to make a comeback, or at least have audiences now. It is currently available for PC game passes, which means that players who sign up for the service can check without much risk. Even so, it is still making progress elsewhere, which is a good sign.
Although “Age of Empires 4” will not completely ignite the game world through innovation, it is still a powerful item in the series that respects its own history. At least, it has received wide acclaim, so there is news that this is a game worth paying attention to.
Age of Empires 4 is now available on PC.