On Steam, the only 8-year-old survival shooter Day has reached new flowering. Recently, a new record was booked at simultaneous players. But what is the new success of the Zombie Games? Experienced here on Mango.
What is Day? Day is a big survival sandbox in a zombie apocalypse. You tried to survive with 59 other players on a zombie-scanned island in the former Soviet Union. Survival is the only game goal, a story or the like is not available.
In addition to the zombies, your biggest enemies are the other players, because they can attack and rob you at any time.
The game started in 2012 as a mod for the shooter Area 2 and later came to Steam in the Early Access. There, there were massive problems and bugs, yet the Game 2018 officially came to the beta and 2019 even came a console version for the PS4.
The game had some turbulent moments over the years, partly the number of players fell to less than 5,000. 2020 even the previous developer studio was closed.
The game numbers rose 2020 but again noticeable and are now even climbed on a new record.
New player record after 8 years — What are the reasons?
What are the current number of players? Last weekend Day had reached a new playing record on Steam. According to the page Steam charts, it was 45,973 players who at the same time tried to survive in the zombie world.
This now plays more players than the Early release 2013, when there were a maximum of 45,398 players. Compared to the previous month of October there are more than 6,000 players more.
What are the causes? There are several reasons for the strong increase in player numbers:
The game is 40 percent cheaper in the autumn sale (via Steam). This ensured that many players wanted to try it for 23.99 euros. Recently, Update 1.5 was played, which, among other things, brought 2 new weapons, new clothes, a brutal winding and many fixes. The game still has the reputation to be a bang-hard PVP survival sandbox. Who stands on such gameplay, here hardly comes over here.
What is the mood among the players? The Steam Reviews on Day are predominantly positive. From 236,708 Reviews are 70 percent benevolent at the time of this news (30.11.2021). Players praise the successful, immersive world in which one feels steadily threatened. In addition, the community is less toxic than before, and you have fun in conjunction with friends a lot of fun.
In addition, both Casual Players and Hardcore PVP freaks would be at their expense. Only the start is a bit hard, because you have to pretend into the game.
So much to the new success of an 8-year-old games. If you want to watch other survival games next to Day, then our list looks at here: the 24 best survival games 2021 for PlayStation, Xbox and PC