Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga released on April 5 and has been a huge success in the gaming world. The game was released on the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC. The high number of consoles included will likely attract more players to the already growing game. Excitement for the game has set records on Steam as one of the most played Lego games.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga had a total of 62, 667 on the release day. This number is very high for a game’s release date. During the first full 24 hour period, the game was available, the player count reached an impressive 70,436. Recently, the concurrent player count spiked once again and maxed out at 82,517 on the site. The concurrent player count for the game is the highest for any Lego title. The second-highest game, Lego Marvel Superheroes, has only had a maximum concurrent player count of 5,953. This game has also beat out popular Lego titles such as The Hobbit, Lego Ninjago, and The Lord of the Rings. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has established itself as one of the most popular Lego titles the company has ever released.
The game includes all nine films in the storyline and is loaded with content throughout. There are over 300 playable characters, along with over 100 different vehicles and even 23 different planets for players to explore. The various storylines and playable aspects will keep players interested in the game for the foreseeable future. As the game continues to update and include more content, the records for concurrent players on Steam will likely increase and beat out the already high maximum.
Although the game is still new to players, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has become one of the most popular Lego titles of all time. Lego will likely continue to grow in the gaming world as they improve their current games and even begin to develop sports games that may release in 2022.