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How Many Active players does Warzone Have?

When it comes to battle royale titles, Warzone stands out as a powerhouse. Released in November 2022 as a sequel to the original Warzone, the game quickly ascended the ranks of popularity, and with the recent release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in November, 2023, the gaming community is filled with curiosity about Warzone's player count. Players often ask if the game is flourishing, or if the Warzone in fact is a dying game. This article aims to delve into the available information, exploring the dynamics of Warzone's player base against the backdrop of Modern Warfare 3's entry into the Call of Duty universe.

The Essentials

  • CCU in 2023: Steam's concurrent player count dipped to 60,512 in July, 2023, with a peak at 86,278, but saw a rebound to over 110,000 concurrent players on Steam in December, 2023.
  • Player Peak: Warzone hit an all-time peak of 488,897 concurrent players on Steam with the release in November 2022, affirming its status as a gaming juggernaut.

  • Release Month Average: November 2022 saw Warzone's average player count range from 250,000 to 430,000.

Warzone Player Count Overview

Playercount in 2023

As of December 2023, the average playercount of Warzone is estimated at 100,000 on Steam thanks to the launch of Season 1 compared to 65,000 in August 2023. In September 2023 the playerbase had already diminished to a meager 55,000 which clearly showcases the importance of new releases and updates that temporarily bring players back into the action.

Looking back at July, 2023, the average player count on Steam was only 60,000. These fluctuations highlight the dynamic nature of Warzone's player numbers, showcasing the ebb and flow in the game's popularity.

Steam Peak in 2022

Warzone's impact on the Steam platform has been nothing short of phenomenal. At the peak of its popularity in November 2022, the game achieved an all-time CCU (Concurrent Users) peak of 488,897 concurrent players. This staggering number not only solidifies Warzone's place as one of the most popular games in the world, but also reflects the unwavering enthusiasm of the Call of Duty gaming community.

During its release month in November 2022, Warzone maintained an average of 250,000 to 430,000 concurrent players on Steam.

Modern Warfare 3 Impact

The release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in November, 2023, introduces a fresh chapter to the Warzone story. While specific player counts for Modern Warfare 3 are not provided here, the launch of a new installment undoubtedly influences the overall Call of Duty and Warzone player base.

Difficulties Calculating the True Playercount

Determining precise player counts on other platforms remains challenging, yet the Call of Duty series historically thrives on consoles. The collective peak player count, potentially reaching up to 2 million players across all platforms, exemplifies the widespread allure of Call of Duty's Warzone.

About the author

Adan Cabal

I’ve cultivated my writing skills and learned to marry my interests by working as a gaming journalist here at Game Champions. This is a perfect way to talk about the things I’ve always loved and share my thoughts with a wider audience.