How many people play Warzone 2?

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    If you need to check out the Warzone 2 player count for 2023, we’ve got you covered so you know how many people play the FPS following Season 5’s arrival. 

    Call of Duty Warzone was a massive refresh for fans of the CoD series, and Warzone 2 continued that experience with even more content and a bigger map to explore. This has caused it to be one of the most-played battle royale games in the world, but what is the player count like for this month? 

    Read on to see all you need to know about Warzone 2’s player count for August 2023.

    Warzone 2 daily player count in August 2023

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    The current average daily player count for Warzone 2 is 92,751. As Modern Warfare 2 Season 5 has just released, many players will be diving back into the game, which is likely why the average has jumped up for August.

    Steam is the best gaming platform for tracking the concurrent player count of Warzone 2, as the database allows anyone to track the exact numbers. Unfortunately, Battle Net, PlayStation, and Xbox do not disclose player data.

    It’s worth noting that the data below only tracks the number of users playing Warzone 2 through the Steam client, and the vast majority will be on Battle Net or console.

    Back in Warzone 2’s release month of November 2023, the title saw a concurrent player count of between 250,000 to 480,000.

    What is the Warzone 2 all-time peak?

    At its all-time peak on Steam in November, WZ2 reached a staggering 488,897 concurrent player count. This likely would have been way more, including all consoles and Battle.net.

    How many people play Warzone 2?

    Pinpointing the exact player count of Warzone 2 is impossible as Xbox, PlayStation, and Battle Net do not release the data.

    According to ActivePlayer, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (which encompasses Warzone 2) has a monthly player average of roughly 7,000,000, but this number should be taken with a pinch of salt as the number is constantly changing, especially around the time an update releases.

    Despite this, back in November, the Call of Duty Twitter account revealed that the game reached over 25 million players in just five days, showing how popular the title is.

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    Warzone 2 player count: Is Warzone 2 dying?

    Warzone 2 ranked skins

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    Courtesy of Activision

    Whether Warzone 2 & MW2 are dying is a question that’s regularly asked by members of the community. While we can only go off Steam data, it is clear that WZ2’s player count is trending downward overall, but that doesn’t mean it’s dying necessarily.

    In December 2022, the average number of players sat at 178,335. This dropped to 96,141 in February 2023 and in July it reached 65,193. However, it’s bolted back up over 90,000 as of August, thanks to the release of a new season.

    While these seem like significant drops, it’s relatively normal for a multiplayer game to see this type of decline in the first six months after launch. The player count has started to settle now and it’s worth remembering, that this is only Steam data. 

    So, there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about Warzone 2’s player count and whether WZ2 is dying in 2023.

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