The phenomenal Total War: Warhammer 2 may have gone on sale on Steam in September 2017, but its fans have shown such an interest in its replayability and multiple updates and DLC that the title has remained among the most popular on the platform. since then, to the point of breaking his activity record more than two years later, and in some of the most unusual circumstances.
On May 21, SteamDB registered nothing 84,920 users simultaneously playing Creative Assembly RTS, a more than respectable margin compared to the previous record of 72,320 players that were set around the original release date. At the time of this writing, the title is close to 65,000 connected players, leaving the top 10 most active games on Steam for very few positions.
The curious thing is that this feat has not been achieved on any particularly special day. It wasn’t a free weekend or the launch of a major expansion, though there were a few pre- incentives that surely have fueled fan interest — starting with the free update ‘Total WAAAAGH’ focused on redesigning the skins. green; and The Warden and the Paunch DLC.
In the analysis of Total War: Warhammer 2, our comrade Álvaro Castellano believed that the game “is strong in the key points of the original and, in addition, offers four of the most atypical factions, and an extraordinary campaign that manages to surprise us.” On Steam, it enjoys a “very positive” average rating (92%) of more than 43,000 user reviews, which increases to “extremely positive” (95%) with the arrival of the latest patches.