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Warner Bros.’ new brawler Multiversus has reached quite a milestone. Over 10 million players signed up to take part in the mayhem. The beta launches for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on July 19, and opens to the public a week later. There were a lot of people in the first three weeks.
Multiversus pits you against other Warner Bros. characters in a team-based goofy fighting game. Each character has its own strengths and weaknesses and is grouped. Classes include Assassin, Fighter, Mage, Support, and Tank. The default 2v2 mode can create some interesting character combinations. I never thought I’d be scared with Scooby-doo’s Velma and
As noted by PC Gamer, tracker.gg (a website that tracks online game stats) shows player counts slipping past the 10 million mark. At the time of writing, the player count is 10,329,004. The game is free to play, which helps the numbers, but either way, it’s a burden on the player. Also note: This statistic includes players on all publishing platforms.
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