Dauntless is a new free to play action-RPG from Phoenix Labs. The multiplayer monster hunting game is celebrating its first week of being live with a variety of accolades. Among 15 million hours of playtime, Dauntless has attained a player base of over 6 million. As well, over 20,000,000 separate matches have been instanced. You can find more information and statistics from the game’s official twitter.
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While we've been slaying the login queue, you've been slaying …
— Dauntless (@PlayDauntless) May 28, 2019
Across the multiplayer parties that can include PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 players (and Switch in the future) around 60% of matches have specifically included a combination of the three. Uniquely among having cross-platform available from launch, the game also tracks progression across all three platforms. This echoes Epic Games (who is also the publisher of Dauntless) previous success with networking players together with cross-platform play in Fortnite. Since this is looking to be a strong start for the online multiplayer action-RPG, expect more content surrounding the game here on PSE.
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