Grinding Gear Games have announced that Path of Exile: Echoes of the Atlas has already become their most successful expansion to date, with more than 265k simultaneous players at launch.
Path of Exile's latest expansion named Echoes of the Atlas has been a major hit among the community and has already become the most popular expansion in the history of Grinding Gear Games. Today, the developer announced that Echoes of the Atlas is Grinding Gear Games' most successful expansion to date with record player numbers over on Steam.
"Echoes of the Atlas has been Path of Exile's most successful expansion so far," Chris Wilson, co-founder of Grinding Gear Games said. "We are so pleased to still be setting new player number records after over 30 quarterly league releases since 2013. It shows us that our development methodologies are evolving in the right direction as we work towards completing Path of Exile 2."
Grinding Gear Games state that Path Of Exile has not dwindled in the least as nearly 300,000 fans were viewing the Echoes of the Atlas expansion debut livestream simultaneously while a total of 782,000 unique viewers tuned in.
Additionally, since launch, player numbers have been 11 per cent higher than Path of Exile’s previous highest launch, which was Delirium in March 2020 during the peak of the first global lockdown.
Path of Exile is available now on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.