Co-op Survival game Valheim from Iron Gate hit Steam Early Access Stage three weeks ago and immediately won over hearts of seekers of glory. The developers have taken to Steam to reveal that the game has enjoyed over four million Vikings embarking on the most dangerous feat, trying to impress Odin himself.
“For the fourth (and surely not final) time – thank you!!! We couldn’t have wished for a more engaged, passionate and supportive community, and all of your amazing creations and ideas are keeping us motivated to deliver the Valheim you all deserve.
The team has shared the following statistics:
- This past weekend, the game hit 500,000 concurrent players – this puts Valheim in the top 5 most played games in the history of Steam.
- Valheim has already been played for a combined total of 10,000 years! That’s 3,649,980 more days than the 20 days it has been on Steam Early Access.
- Still climbing the Steam’s Top 250 best-reviewed games of all time, now sitting in 57th place!
- 81,000+ Overwhelmingly Positive reviews
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…