Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Registered 33% Higher Concurrent Players Peak on Steam Compared to Origins

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Oct 9, 2018
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According to GitHyp, a website that tracks player data from Steam and viewer data from Twitch, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey registered a 33% higher concurrent players peak on Steam compared to last year’s Origins. The peak was 62K as you can see below, compared to 41K for Origins.

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This suggests that Assassin’s Creed Odyssey may be doing well overall, even if physical sales for the launch week went down 26% in the United Kingdom compared to Assassin’s Creed Origins.

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The game is also sure to have legs since Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that there won’t be another franchise release in 2019. The developers have therefore laid down a massive post-launch roadmap, between the two expansions and a 4K remaster of Assassin’s Creed III. This is due to be available for Season Pass owners in March 2019, while the expansions will be released in an episodic fashion with a new episode due roughly every six weeks. Legacy of the First Blade will debut in December to recount the story of the first man who wielded the Hidden Blade; the second expansions, titled The Fate of Atlantis, will debut in Spring 2019 and let players discover the myths of the fabled sunken city.

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