Rock and Stone! At the Dwarf’s Beard, the co-op t itle Deep Rock Galactic hit its in the past 30 days highest average number of players so far
Measured against blockbuster brands, this is a small number of simultaneously active players, but for an indie game it is a sign of a healthy community that is also constantly growing and becoming excited shows. If you look at the curve Steamcharts.com shows the continuous growth:
Why is Deep Rock Galactic growing?
There are several reasons why the co-op game has been delighting more and more players since the early access release in February 2018 and the full release in May 2020.
Developers bring updates: The Danish studio Ghost Ship Games maintains Deep Rock Galactic persistently. Since the early access release, 32 major patches have been released that bring new content such as biomes and monsters, but also improvements in comfort and bug fixes. And further updates have already been announced.
You can see the trailer for the latest Update 32 with a gameplay cross-section here:
Trailer zu Deep Rock Galactic: Update 32
Lockdowns play with: During the first corona lockdown in March 2020, Deep Rock Galactic reached its previous high of 20,030 simultaneously active dwarfs. Fun co-op games are particularly popular in times when physical activities with friends have to be largely canceled.
Deep Rock Galactic is a great game: The mix of digging through the earth, collecting resources and shooting is great fun. Role play elements such as leveling up the dwarves fit in cleanly and motivate, while the framework of varied, as randomly generated levels, can inspire in the long term.
Read our review of Deep Rock Galactic if you want to learn more about the indie hit:
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One of the top rated Steam games
Deep Rock Galactic gathers a passionate community behind it. On Steam, the title achieved a phenomenal 97 percent positive ratings from over 57,000 player reviews. The recent reviews are even 98 percent positive. This is exceptionally good, especially since players on Steam are rarely at a loss for criticism.
On too Metacritic are all signs on green: Deep Rock Galactic is not one of the best games of all time internationally, but the test grades are impressive. The average of 20 press reviews is a strong 85, users give an average of 8 out of 10 points. All of this underlines the positive overall impression of the co-op game.