Fallout 4 Sales Set Day 1 Record On Steam

Steam Spy, a website that tracks sales and usage metrics for games on Valve’s digital platform, said on Twitter that Fallout 4 sold 1.2 million copies in the first 24 hours. This number is only for copies bought on Steam. This breaks the day-one sales record for any non-Valve game in Steam’s history. The game also broke records yesterday when it had over 450,000 concurrent players on the service, the highest number for any non-valve game. The game also simultaneously had 250,000 people watching it on Twitch.

As the site also notes, the day-one conversion rates for Fallout 4 from previous Fallout game owners are high: 17% from Fallout New Vegas, along with 22% and 23 % for Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, respectively. Skyrim also had a conversion rate of 8%.

Fallout 4 was released yesterday to near-universal praise. If you’re thinking of picking it up, make sure to check out our review. If you’re one of the millions of new Commonwealth citizens, and need help braving the wastes, be sure to check out some of our guides, like getting the best of the combat systemcreating your charactercooking and chemistry,Easter eggs in the wasteland, and unlocking Holiday decorations.

Fallout 4 is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.