Valheim Sells 2 Million Copies, A Huge Result For A Game Made By 5 People


The multiplayer fantasy survival game Valheim is off to a very good start. After reaching a peak of over 360,000 concurrent players on Steam, publisher Coffee Stain has now confirmed the Norse-inspired game reached more than 2 million copies sold in under two weeks.

Valheim is currently in Early Access on Steam, having launched on February 2. At its peak for concurrent users, Valheim exceeded the numbers of Grand Theft Auto V and Destiny 2.

Developed by Iron Gate Studio, Valheim is developed by a team of 5 people, though it started as a passion project from a single person: Richard Svensson. Coffee Stain took notice of the game and signed Iron Gate to a publishing deal in 2018.

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