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Stardew Valley’s 1.6 update smashes its Steam player record

The new Meadowlands farm biome in Stardew Valley’s 1.6 update.
Patch 1.6 gives Stardew Valley players masses of new content, including this new “Meadowlands” farm biome. | Image: Stardew Valley / @pearblossoms_

Stardew Valley’s massive 1.6 update has been out on PC for less than 24 hours, and it’s already taken the game’s popularity to staggering new heights. The cozy farming simulator hit 146,159 concurrent players on Steam according to SteamDB data, smashing the game’s previous record as players flock to enjoy new content — including a new farm, festivals, and pets.

Stardew Valley’s previous peak of 94,875 concurrent Steam players was achieved back in January 2021, shortly after the 1.5 update was released. By contrast, its new record is higher than any of the concurrent player stats reported for Palworld this week — which is pretty impressive for a near-decade-old indie RPG. Developer Eric “Concerned Ape” Barone had teased some of the new…

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