How many people play XDefiant in 2024? Season 0 player count explained

How many people play XDefiant in 2024? Season 0 player count explained
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton


7th Jun 2024 14:21

XDefiant is Ubisoft's attempt at capturing the multiplayer FPS market, and based on the player count after launch, it currently looks like it's succeeding. 

The game is your typical free-to-play first-person shooter with a modern military skin, and revolves around factions based on Ubisoft properties like Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell, Far Cry, and much more.

While we don't have a whole lot of information on the exact player count right now, we can use the available data to get a picture at how well XDefiant is performing.

How many people have played XDefiant?

According to Insider Gaming, XDefiant managed to reach 7.6 million unique players in the first week of its release, with 3 million of those coming in the first 48 hours.

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The report also claims the internal goal for the developers was to reach 5 million unique players in the first month, meaning it's already exceeded its targets. 

Whether these players will stick around is another question though, as any multiplayer game needs a consistent playerbase to keep it alive. 

Do we know the daily player count?

It's still not even been a month since XDefiant launched, so we don't yet have consistent daily player counts or monthly player counts from the usual trackers like 

We'll check back and update this article once more information comes to light.

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Check out our XDefiant homepage for more guides. We've also covered how to earn Twitch drops, the best weapons loadouts, how to level up fast, and the best graphics settings.

Tarran Stockton
About the author
Tarran Stockton
Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.
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