from David Martin
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is the second "free" game for PS Plus available for download in August. PS4 players with an active subscription to the online service have been receiving the funny multiplayer party title since Tuesday at no additional cost. The release on Steam also took place on August 4th. The first numbers for colorful indie multiplayer fun are now available. As the developers say on Twitter, up to 146,000 players worldwide were simultaneously active in Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout on the launch day. On Steam alone, the peak was around 76,500 players.

Update: In the meantime, the developers have given further figures on Fall Guys. over Twitter inform them that within the first 24 hours after the release of the final version, more than 1.5 million players have dialed into the multiplayer title. Fall Guys has been available for PC and PS4 since August 4th. PS Plus members will receive the title as an inclusive game in August 2020. The developers are currently working on the first patch for Fall Guys.

original: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout can currently be saved "for free" via PS Plus on PS4: The funny multiplayer party title has been part of the PlayStation Plus program since Tuesday and can be downloaded "free" throughout August. An active subscription to PlayStation Plus is required to gain access: the annual subscription costs around 60 euros.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has also been available for download on Steam since yesterday: the PC version costs 19.99 euros. The developers can already report successful figures. Via the short message service Twitter, they announced that up to 146,000 players were active worldwide on the launch day. The rush for Guys: Ultimate Knockout was huge.

Shortly after the start on August 4, so many players wanted to dial in that the servers could not withstand the rush. For a short time, the developers even had to deactivate account creation on PS4. After updates and various fixes, the servers finally came back. In the meantime, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout should play smoothly. A look at the Steam database reveals: The peak has been 76,500 simultaneously active players in the past 24 hours. On PS4, a similar number of players should therefore have been logged into the game at the same time on the release day.

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