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Valheim Might Be the New Survival Hit

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Valheim is a survival game where you play as a viking. (Credit: Iron Gate AB)

Survival games are quite popular lately and it's mainly thanks to streamers who brought record numbers to Rust and as a result, the game experienced a renaissance. Now, Valheim might be the next contestant, a Viking survival game that's still in early access.

If you're a fan of survival games and Vikings then you'll probably like Valheim. The game by Iron Gate AB is on its way to becoming a total hit on both Steam on Twitch despite still being in early access. That's right the game isn't out and it's already making a name for itself on popular platforms. So, what is it all about?

Valheim: All You Need to Know

As mentioned, in Valheim you play as a Viking and try to survive for as long as you can. You'll be able to collect resources, craft, fight, sail, and much more. In addition, the game supports up to 10 players in co-op making it perfect for a huge gathering of friends. For the same reason, it's also popular with streamers.


In just a few weeks the game climbed to the top of Steam and now sits comfortably in first place of the top sellers. It easily beats games like Cyberpunk 2077, Nioh 2, Sekiro, XCOM 2, and many others in terms of raw revenue - now that's something. Currently, Valheim is only available on PC through the Steam platform - that makes it a double exclusive. Naturally, all those sales are coming from players and it comes as no surprise that the game already has a huge player base.

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That's 130,000 players! (Credit: Steamcharts)

At the time of writing the game is at 11th place of the most played titles on Steam. According to the devs that's only the beginning as they have a long road map ahead if the community is there to support them.



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In Valheim you can even fish! (Credit: Iron Gate AB)

You can find Valheim on the Steam store for $20 and right now it seems like a good deal as it's one of the most popular games with a flourishing community. Have you bought it already? Do you plan to? Tell us on Facebook or Discord!

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