So here are the user numbers below, not great! The game now requires a sub to play. Will this game survive? What are your thoughts on what the future holds for Embers Adrift?
Peak Concurrent Players
180 players, 4/30/2022 1st open Beta (event peak)
150 players, 8/13/2022 2nd open Beta (event peak)
100 players, 10/5/2022 3rd open Beta (event peak)
645 players, 10/15/2022 Release All players
600 players, 10/23/2022 ~1 Week after Release
500 players, 11/03/2020 ~2 Weeks after Release
350 players, 11/11/2022 ~3 Weeks after Release
*180 players, 11/19/2022 4 Days after *subs required
Non-peak times this game has 25-100 concurrent players.
Estimating this game has less than 1k subs right now. That's 10k per month, $120k per year, likely enough to keep a server running, but staff is probably going to be on a part time basis unless they can generate some revenue.