Valheim Becomes 10th Most Popular Game in Steam’s History

Valheim continues to set new records because the game surpassed over 3.6 lakhs concurrent players in the Steam charts and the game has achieved that status in about two weeks since its release. Apart from this, the Viking-themed survival game has already achieved spot in the top 10 games by concurrent players in Steam history.

Let’s tell you that it took about three to four months for PUBG to get so many peak players and popularity.

Valheim is gaining popularity very quickly. This Survival game of PC gained more than 3.9 lakh Peak players in just two weeks of its release. Within fortnight of launch, 2 million copies of the sport had been sold and therefore the number is growing rapidly. Valheim is developed by Swedish game developer “Iron Gate AB” and it is published by Coffee Stain Publishing.

Valheim has achieved its place on the “Top Games (By Current Players)” list of the Steam chart. This is a Viking themed survival game.

What this game is all about, will it be able to compete with PUBG, what is its price in India and how to download it?

In this article, we are giving you all the information related to this game.

What is Valheim?

Valheim is a brutal multiplayer exploration and survival game set during a procedurally-generated purgatory inspired by viking culture. Battle, build, and conquer your way to a saga worthy of Odin’s patronage!

It is an open-world survival and crafting game, which is based on the Viking theme. It works on the PvE (player vs environment) model.

Valheim Price in India, Supported Consoles

Valheim is currently available for PC only, that means you can play this game only on computers and laptops. The game is not available for PlayStation and Xbox yet. You can buy it through Steam for Rs. 529/-.

Valheim has just been released on Early Access. The developer of the sport Iron Gate AB says that they need to enhance this open world survival game further and are getting to add many new elements in the coming times.

To play this game on any Computer or Laptop, there are certain hardware and software requirements that need to be fulfil.

So, let’s see what are the basic and minimum requirements.

Valheim Hardware Requirements:

Minimum System Requirements:

64-bit Processors and Operating Systems

OS: Windows 7 or above

Processor: 2.6 GHz dual core or similar


Graphics: GeForce GTX 500 Series or similar

DirectX: Version 11

Storage: 1 GB space must be available

Recommended System Requirements:

64-bit Processors and Operating Systems

OS: Windows 7 or above

Processor: i5 (3 GHz or better)


Network: Stable Internet connection

Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 Series or similar

DirectX: version 11

Storage: 1 GB space must be available

Why Valheim Popularity is Increasing Rapidly?

According to Steam Charts, this Viking-themed survival game is more popular than many other multiplayer games like COD, PUBG PC, etc. Surprisingly, Valheim resides around extremely popular games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, PUBG, GTA 5 on Steam’s “Top Games (By Current Players)” chart.

One of the reasons for Valheim’s popularity is its easy gameplay and interface. Apart from this, great visuals and effects are added to this new game .

Valheim has thus far garnered 3.9 lakh peak players within the Steam charts and therefore the game has achieved that status in about three weeks since its release.

How to Play Valheim?

In the game you’re dropped alone in a small forest full of creatures. The game can be played both in single player and co-op PvE mechanics. 

In PvE, you can play with up to 10 players as a team. If you’re new, twiddling with the group is useful, as you play with strategy and you get an opportunity to enhance skills. Because it is a survival game, skills are a crucial part. In the game you’ve got to hunt animals to remain alive. Woods and other materials have to be collected. The game gets increasingly difficult.

In the game you’ll find many sorts of animals in several places. Some are quiet, but some are also dangerous. You have to gather wood and other materials, from which you build houses and also make arrows and spears.

At the beginning of the game, you have to kill Eikthyrnir, a giant reindeer. In the game you get many huge creatures, which are quite difficult to kill, so you’ve got to extend your skills over time and you’ll need to upgrade weapons.

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