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55. Re: DayZ Modification for Arma II May 17, 2012, 03:54 Bhruic
 
Dev wrote on May 17, 2012, 02:43:
Mad Max RW wrote on May 16, 2012, 20:50:
Right now the sudden high demand for Arma 2 is crippling the Steam servers.
The demand for Arma 2 hardly registers on steam:
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/
4k peak players on Arma 2 today through steam, compare to 42k on TF2 and CS of 58k. Even Garry's mod had almost 50% more players.
Content server stats (none of them are maxed):
http://store.steampowered.com/stats/content

I'm sure its doing decent sales, but its not "crippling" to steam.

Sales numbers and peak players numbers are two different things. The recommended way to launch the DayZ mod uses a separate launcher. If you use the launcher, Steam doesn't register you as running the game. So there are likely quite a few people playing that won't show up in the peak players tally.
 
 
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