The Nordic-themed survival game came out of nowhere and took the gaming world by storm., making its way to the top of the Steam sales charts after hitting yet another major milestone.
Valheim has quickly became a viral sensation with millions of players worldwide jumping straight into its mythological Viking adventures. For those who haven’t yet played, the game sees players group together in different environments and work together to construct large settlements along with fighting enemies and of course taking to the sea in Viking longships.
Up to 10 players can group together in each adventure, this has lead to the game gathering a strong and dedicated fan base on streaming sites due to the nature of its exhilarating game play. But that’s not all, recently it was revealed by the games studio confirmed that the title has raced towards and smashed yet another financial milestone.
It seems that the title has reached an immense 5 million sales just one month after the games initial release, this quick rise in sales has boosted Valheim to the top of the Steam sales charts. The announcement was proudly displayed on the games Steam page, it included a detailed account from Iron Gate of all of the completed milestones the game has reached since its release.
Of course, along with its many achievements the biggest was by far the sudden boost in sales which followed four weeks of leading Steam’s sales charts. Not only this, the title has also managed to rack up over 35 million hours of gameplay on Twitch, which works out as a rather impressive 15,000 years of playing the game.
The title is clearly going from strength to strength and looks like it has no intention of slowing down anytime soon as it becomes the 39th best reviewed game on the PC storefront. It seems that the game is becoming a viral sensation and reaching the success of other titles we have seen in the past year such as Among us and Fall Guys.
This surge in sales has spurred on the studio to continue growing Valheim since it has received such a huge backing from the gaming community, as it finished up by issuing a thank you to players. They also went on to say that fans should hope to see a game roadmap in the upcoming months giving players some insight on what could be coming to the game in the rest of 2021.
The game is available to play now, so if you haven’t already taken part in the popular Viking adventures you can do so in early access.