According to SteamDB and spotted by Eurogamer, the number of concurrent players peaked yesterday at 37,000, beating other popular games like Elden Ring, Destiny 2 and Grand Theft Auto V on Steam Charts. This is more than double the August peak for Cyberpunk 2077 with 16,000 players, and is probably thanks in part to the Edgerunners update that added some significant new features and improvements.
Jump right into some fighting games. A day after Capcom’s TGS 2022 Special introduced new modes, characters, and a closed beta for Street Fighter 6, a separate presentation confirmed the game’s launch listing via a video. introduce. The presentation shows an introduction to the World Tour game’s single-player story mode, showcasing the entire roster as the narrator talks through the video. All 11 confirmed characters were shown, as well as seven previously unknown fighters.
In other fighting game news, Tekken 8 director Katsuhiro Harada revealed more information about what we can expect from the fighting game sequel in an interview with IGN. In addition to the more exciting father-daughter confrontations, Tekken 8 was built from the ground up in Unreal Engine 5. No Tekken 7 has ever been reused and Harada was excited to describe the dramatic in-game footage. As for the story, Harada calls Tekken 8 a turning point and promises that the story mode won’t shrink from what players have seen since Tekken 7. Looking to the future, Harada expressed age optimism longevity of fighting games. Harada also said he’s interested in how the fighting game landscape will change, commenting on the transition from arcade to console, and now what might happen in the future.