Fallout has “more than doubled” its player counts on Steam

Fallout has “more than doubled” its player counts on Steam

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Amazon Fallout TV series promo art showing Vault Dweller Lucy played by Ella Purnell flanked by Walton Goggins' Ghoul and Aaron Moten's Maximus.

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Fallout has “more than doubled its concurrent players” on Steam following the release of Amazon Prime’s blockbuster TV series.

Despite approaching almost a decade old, Fallout 4 is currently sitting in SteamDB’s top 20 games by concurrent numbers, making it one of the most popular games on Steam this weekend.

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But it’s not just Fallout 4 that’s seen a resurgence in players; Fallout 76 and Fallout New Vegas have similarly seen their concurrent player base increase since the TV series debuted on the streaming channel last week.

Just a week ago, Fallout 4 hit a concurrent peak of less than 25K players, Fallout 76 around 13K, and New Vegas barely 7K. Now, the concurrent peaks for all three games have doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled as the show shines a light on Bethesda’s tentpole series.

ICYMI, Fallout fans are scratching their heads over a plot point mentioned in the new hit TV show’s sixth episode, which some say contradicts the game series’ established lore.

As Tom recently explained for us, Bethesda director Todd Howard previously said the Fallout TV show is canon, and set after the events of the games released so far so as not to interfere. But the TV show’s sixth episode includes a contradictory date….

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