Lost Ark was successful when it launched in Korea, and has since been made obtainable in Russia and Japan, however apparently this yr’s western launch has doubled its numbers. English-language writer Amazon Games introduced that Misplaced Ark now has over 20 million international customers, and “at present greater than 10 million of Misplaced Ark’s [players] come from North America, Europe, South America, and Australia.”
The day after Misplaced Ark arrived on Steam it peaked at 1,325,305 concurrent players, knocking CS:GO off its place to take the file for Steam’s second-highest all-time peak. (PUBG stays primary.) That mentioned, in current weeks the variety of blatant bots carrying the identical outfits and following the identical paths between quest givers—generally blinking from place to position and even taking shortcuts by way of partitions—has grown. Amazon Video games introduced it was banning over a million accounts for running bots earlier this month, however they’ll nonetheless be seen in hub areas like Luterra Fort and Prideholme.
Misplaced Ark’s western model would not but comprise every part the present Korean model has, with extra additions resulting from be rolled out within the coming months. For starters, we’re getting more storyline and endgame activities in March, and past that more of the advanced classes are coming. That appears to have been delayed, nevertheless: a current tweet on the official Lost Ark account says, “we’re at present making changes to our upcoming content material roadmap primarily based on participant development information. We shall be sharing an up to date roadmap following our March replace.”