Social media always has players both praising Warzone 2 or criticizing it. But how does the actual player base look?
For multiplayer games, having a healthy player count can make all the difference. Without players supporting the game, the possibility of getting limited-time modes or other events is low.
Thankfully, Warzone 2’s player count is thriving, and its player base is only rising.
How Many Players Does Warzone 2 Have?
Warzone 2 has already surpassed 25 million players across all platforms. This was announced on the official Call of Duty Twitter account on November 21, only five days after launch.
On Steam alone, there has been a peak of 488,897 concurrent players trailing only behind Dota 2 and CSGO.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to get an exact breakdown across Battle Net, Xbox and PlayStation.
According to Active Player, the most active players Warzone 1 ever had was 60 million during the month of February 2022.
Some other key milestones to note from the original Warzone include:
- 6 Million players reached in 24 hours.
- 15 Million players reached 3 days after launch.
- 30 Million players reached in 2 weeks.
This means that Warzone 2 is well on track to surpass any milestones its predecessor managed to reach. It’ll be interesting to see just how much more this player base grows with the holidays coming up.
It has many fun new additions, and players can even trigger a nuke to obtain victory, something that no other battle royale has.
To put this into perspective, here is how Warzone 2’s player count so far compares to some of the most popular multiplayer games with active player bases:
|Video Game||Average Monthly Players (Last 30 Days)|
|League of Legends||149,980,576|
Is Warzone Losing Popularity?
No, despite what many critics say on social media, Warzone and Call of Duty as a whole are not losing popularity. In fact, it seems that the Call of Duty franchise is on its way to breaking most of its records with its latest releases.
Modern Warfare 2 broke the record for any Call of Duty title’s highest peak of concurrent players, with 238,000 players. This shattered the previous record set by Call of Duty: Black Ops with 118,00 concurrent players.
Warzone 2 is only growing in popularity, and its new mode, DMZ, is also getting recognition among players.
Not to mention that Proximity Chat has made for some interesting encounters in the new map, Al Mazrah.