LawBreakers Player Count Finally Dropped to Zero on PC (Update)

Update:

As noted by several readers, other games seemed to experience downtime between 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET on January 10. This makes it highly likely that services for LawBreakers were also down. (This was never communicated via the game’s website or social media channels.)

While writing this article, I did check another title to try and make sure it wasn’t a Steam/Steam Charts issue. Grand Theft Auto V remained online, so I quickly dismissed that idea. It’s now clear that I should have checked more games, and I certainly will do that in the future.

However, I’d also like to note that LawBreakers‘ player count has fallen to zero before. Readers have pointed out that no one was playing the game for an hour on December 23, for example.

Original Story:

According to Steam Charts, which tracks the total number of concurrent players for all Steam titles, LawBreakers count dropped to zero during the hours of 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET on January 10.

I first assumed the “0” player count was due to some kind of maintenance or downtime, but I can’t find any evidence of this on the game’s site or social media channels. I also can’t find any player-submitted reports of downtime, either.

With the player base dwindling for months now, it seems it was only a matter of time before people stopped trying to find populated lobbies.

It’s unclear what will happen to LawBreakers. Publisher Nexon has expressed disappointment in the game’s performance, and I think most players are waiting for a free-to-play announcement.

I was a massive fan of what LawBreakers brought to the table during its test phases. I was even excited about its release, despite the genre being saturated and other addicting games vying for my attention.

What do make of this news? Sad to see LawBreakers struggling? Or is it unsurprising? Let us know.

Source: Steam Charts

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Suicidal1
Suicidal1
6 years ago

Looks like it was due to some kind of maintenance. PUBG dropped to zero as well during that time frame.

JesusChrist
JesusChrist
Reply to  Suicidal1
6 years ago

Pubg dropped to 0 due to a new patch that was released

The truth-ier
The truth-ier
6 years ago

avg player is 23…lol its a dead game

Brian
Brian
6 years ago

i love this game, it’s sad

Ritsuka66
Ritsuka66
6 years ago

Reason why this game failled :

Cliff b : Douche.

Stan
Stan
Reply to  Ritsuka66
6 years ago

More like:

– Bad timing

– Gamers already had plenty of exactly same type of games

The truth-ier
The truth-ier
5 years ago

avg player is 23…lol its a dead game

Suicidal1
5 years ago

Looks like it was due to some kind of maintenance. PUBG dropped to zero as well during that time frame.

JesusChrist
JesusChrist
Reply to  Suicidal1
5 years ago

Pubg dropped to 0 due to a new patch that was released

Mack Ashworth
Mack Ashworth
Reply to  Suicidal1
5 years ago

Looked into it further and provided an update. Thanks!

Ritsuka66
Ritsuka66
5 years ago

Reason why this game failled :

Cliff b : Douche.

Stan
Stan
Reply to  Ritsuka66
5 years ago

More like:

– Bad timing

– Gamers already had plenty of exactly same type of games

Mack Ashworth
Mack Ashworth
Reply to  Stan
5 years ago

Yeah, I think this would have done a lot better a few years ago.

Brian
Brian
5 years ago

i love this game, it’s sad

Mack Ashworth
Mack Ashworth
Reply to  Brian
5 years ago

I enjoyed my time with it, too!

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