Valheim Is Currently One Of Steam’s Most Popular Games

According to reports more people are playing Valheim right now on Steam than the likes of Grand Theft Auto 5 and PUBG.

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Valheim is currently in its early access stage on PC. In case you missed it, the game’s official Steam page describes it as follows:

Valheim is a brutal exploration and survival game for 1-10 players, set in a procedurally-generated purgatory inspired by Viking culture. Battle, build, and conquer your way to a saga worthy of Odin’s patronage!

Since Valheim launched on February 2nd, it has been a hit on streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube.

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As revealed by SteamCharts [via Eurogamer], over the last two weeks the multiplayer survival game based upon Norse mythology has been beating the likes of GTA 5, PUBG, Apex Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offense and Dota 2 with almost 350,000 concurrent players.

Within its first week of sale Valheim had sold over one million copies.  

However, at the time of writing, the game currently has a game-breaking bug.

Richard Svensson, CEO at IronGate and developer of Valheim sent out a tweet last week instructing players to back-up their characters and worlds as a result of a bug dubbed “world-destroyer”.

If you are playing Valheim this weekend, please backup your world and characters. The evil world-destroyer bug is still roaming free,” said Svensson in a tweet.

Hopefully that bug will be long gone by the time you read this! Check out the Steam bugs thread for more details.

Have you been enjoying the worlds of Valheim on Steam? If so, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the game across our social media channels.

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