Elden Ring was launched in February 2022 and is already one of the most popular games in the world. Let’s dive into some juicy stats about this amazing game!
Here’s a breakdown of what you’ll learn about Elden Ring on this page:
- How many copies has Elden Ring sold since launch?
- Elden Ring number of players by device
- How many active players does Elden Ring have?
- Elden Ring peak player count on Steam
- Elden Ring user engagement on Steam
- Age distribution of Elden Ring’s player base
- Elden Ring Twitch viewership
- Number of Twitch channels streaming Elden Ring content
- Elden Ring concurrent viewers on Twitch
- Elden Ring hours watched on Twitch
- Top 10 most popular Elden Ring clips on Twitch
Elden Ring statistics
How many copies has Elden Ring sold since launch?
Elden has sold over 12 million copies worldwide across all platforms as follows: 41% on PlayStation, 30% on PC, and 29% on Xbox. The game sold 1 million copies in Japan alone.
By comparison, Bandai Namco expected to sell about 4 million units in the first month after release.
Elden Ring sales by country
In February 2022, Elden Ring was the best-selling game in the US, and the UK, and the second best-selling title in Japan.
Elden Ring was the best-selling retail game during its first week of release in Japan, with 278,507 units sold. The title was the second best-selling game of the month in February 2022 in Japan. Pokémon Legends: Arceus took the first place.
Elden Ring was the best-selling game of February 2022 in the United States. It was also the second best-selling game in the previous twelve months in the US, after Call of Duty: Vanguard.
Elden Ring was the fastest-selling new game in the UK since The Division in 2016. The game was the best-selling game in February 2022 in the UK, selling twice as much as the second-place title, Horizon Forbidden West.
Elden Ring players by device
There are over 4.9 million Elden Ring players on PS4 and PS5. Over 3.6 million people have installed Elden Ring on Xbox. There are at least 3.5 million gamers who have the PC version of Elden Ring.
Number of Elden Ring players by device
- 4.9 M players on PlayStation
- 3.6 M players on Xbox
- 3.5 M players on PC
How many active players does Elden Ring have?
Elden Ring has over 750,000 concurrent players across different platforms.
Elden Ring peak player count on Steam
Elden Ring’s peak player count on Steam is 952,523 players and dates from March 05, 2022. The game is in the top 5 all-time most popular games on Steam.
Steam all-time peak player count stats
- PUBG BATTLEGROUNDS: 3,236,027 players
- Lost Ark: 1,324,761 players
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 1,324,761 players
- Dota 2: 1,291,328 players
- Elden Ring: 952,523 players
Elden Ring user engagement on Steam
According to Steam Charts, as of April 6, 2022, Elden Ring has had an average of 465,704 players on PC since its launch. On March 4, 2022, Elden Ring had an average of 633,602 players on PC. This marks a month-over-month decrease of 26.5%.
The Elden Ring player count on Steam peaked at 952,523 players on March 6, 2022.
Age distribution of Elden Ring’s player base
Elden Ring is dominated by young adults, 53% of players are over 25 years old.
- 25% of players are between 25-28 years old
- 19% are between 21-24
- 18% are between 29-32
- 15% are over 36
- 13% are between 33-36
- 10% are between 17-20
Source: Reddit poll
Elden Ring Twitch viewership
Elden Ring is the third most-viewed game on Twitch, after Lost Ark and Cyberpunk 2077. The title drew over 900,000 viewers within 24 hours of release. Peak viewership was 910,225 viewers and was recorded on February 25, 2022.
Number of Twitch channels streaming Elden Ring content
According to Twitchtracker, as of April 6, 2022, Twitch has had an average of 4,119 channels streaming Elden Ring related content.
Channel peak was reached on February 25, 2022 when 24,044 Twitch channels streamed Elden Ring related content.
Only 17% of the channels that streamed Elden Ring content on February 25, 2022 continue to produce content on the game six weeks after release.
Elden Ring concurrent viewers on Twitch
Elden Ring had an average of 88,5000 concurrent viewers in February, and 177,000 concurrent viewers in March. This represents a 99.5% month-over-month increase in concurrent viewership.
Note: The April stats refer to the April 1-April 5 period.
Elden Ring hours watched on Twitch
Elden Ring has generated 197.25 million viewing hours on Twitch between February 25 and April 5, 2022.
Twitch users spent over 129 million hours watching Elden Ring content in March 2022.
Between January 2021 and April 5, 2022, Elden Ring-related content has generated 200,905,753 viewing hours on Twitch.
Top 10 most popular Elden Ring clips on Twitch
The most popular Elden Ring Twitch clips of all time have generated 1,324,298 views.
xQcoW appears four times in the top 10 of the most popular Elden Ring Twitch clips of all time. Congrats!
The most popular Elden Ring clips on Twitch in March 2022 have generated 962,722 views.
Lacari appears twice in the top 10 of the most popular Elden Ring Twitch clips in March 2022. Congrats!
- Elden Ring copies sold worldwide: over 12 million
- Number of Elden Ring players by device: 41% play on PlayStation, 30% on PC, and 29% on Xbox
- Best-selling game in the US, and the UK in in February 2022
- Second best-selling title in Japan in February 2022
- Peak player count on Steam: 952,523 players on March 05, 2022
- 53% of Elden Ring players are over 25 years old
- Third most-viewed game on Twitch, after Lost Ark and Cyberpunk 2077
- On February 25, 2022 there were 24,044 Twitch channels streaming Elden Ring content
- As of April 6, 2022, their number dropped to 4,119
- Elden Ring has generated 197.25 million viewing hours on Twitch between February 25 and April 5, 2022 with 65% of them (129 million hours) streamed in March 2022 alone
- Between January 2021 and April 5, 2022, Elden Ring has generated 200,905,753 viewing hours on Twitch
- The most popular Elden Ring Twitch clip of all time belongs to xQcoW and generated 178,642 views
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