Palworld Achieves Highest Third-Party Launch Buys on Xbox Game Pass – In a groundbreaking milestone for the gaming world, Palworld has achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the largest third-party launch in the history of Xbox Game Pass. The game, available on Windows PCs, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One through both Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, has attracted an impressive player base, surpassing 7 million users since its debut.
🎉Total number of players exceeds 19 million🎉
It’s been less than two weeks since #Palworld was released, thank you!
・Steam: 12 million~ copies
・Xbox: 7 million~ players
— Palworld (@Palworld_EN) January 31, 2024
Palworld Achieves Highest Third-Party Launch Buys on Xbox Game Pass
Palworld has not only captured the attention of gamers but has also witnessed a peak of nearly 3 million daily active users on the Xbox platform, solidifying its position as the most-played game during that time. The online open-world adventure, where players embark on a mission to capture 100 Pals – creatures endowed with diverse abilities, has garnered significant traction.
Despite mixed reviews upon its Early Access launch, Palworld has already sold a staggering 19 million copies, with 12 million copies sold on Steam and an additional seven million on Xbox since its January 19 release. Microsoft proudly asserts that Palworld’s satirical take on the Pokémon concept has marked the largest third-party launch on Game Pass.
Microsoft’s Support for Palworld
Acknowledging the game’s initial mixed feedback, Microsoft has pledged support to Pocketpair, the developer of Palworld. Microsoft’s backing includes the provision of dedicated servers and engineering resources aimed at optimising GPU and memory workload. This collaboration signifies Microsoft’s commitment to refining and enhancing Palworld’s gaming experience.
As Palworld continues to carve its niche in the gaming landscape, the alliance with Microsoft holds the potential to elevate the game’s overall quality, ensuring a more polished and enjoyable experience for players worldwide.