After switching to a free-to-play model, Mediatonic was able to score an exceptionally high number of players. The developer studio has now announced their exact number via Twitter.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has been free to play since June 21. At the same time, apps for Xbox and Nintendo Switch consoles were released on this day. On top of that, there was an original PS5 version with the usual technical modifications.
Servers are at their limits
As expected, the free 2-play diversion along with the expanded target group has resulted in a large number of players. The rush was clearly higher than expected, as there were annoying wait times on the first day. According to the developer, server issues were blamed.
The number of players throwing themselves into the brightly colored Battle Royale has now been announced by Mediatonic on Twitter. In the first two days, a total of 20 million users played “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout”. Definitely an impressive number!
This allowed the multiplayer hit to attract a massive mass of players again: the game attracted a great deal of interest when it was first released and quickly became popular. The most popular PlayStation Plus titles on me. All Plus subscribers had the opportunity to download Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout for free. More than ten million of them did. At the same time, more than two million Steam users decided to purchase.
With the free version now available, Mediatonic has once again surpassed that staggering number of players.
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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout was released in August 2020 for PS4 and PC via Steam. As we mentioned at the beginning, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are also now available. PC gamers who want to access it will now need to download it from the Epic Games Store. Reason: last year Epic Games has purchased the responsible developer studio Mediatonic. But if you got the game via Steam before the change, you can still start playing it there.
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