Lost Ark surpasses 20 million global users

Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG have announced that free-to-play MMORPG Lost Ark has surpassed 20 million global users. More than half of that count comes from the global release in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia, which was released on February 11, 2022.

The announcement can be found below, via Amazon and Smilegate.


LONDON - March 7, 2022 - Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG recently announced that Lost Ark, the free-to-play massively multiplayer online action role-playing game, has exceeded 20 million global users. In the first three days after launching in the West, more than 4.7 million new users joined the player community, and currently more than 10 million of Lost Ark’s come from North America, Europe, South America, and Australia.

“Overall, the excitement surrounding Lost Ark from around the world is quickly gaining steam, as evidenced by the growing number of global players,” said Christoph Hartmann, VP, Amazon Games. “Together with Smilegate, we are committed to supporting the growing community with a robust roadmap of updates in the years to come.”

Lost Ark continues to be one of the most critically acclaimed games worldwide, with aggregate scores of 83 on OpenCritic and 81 on Metacritic for the game’s massive open world and quests, detailed battle system, and excellent visuals. The highest number of concurrent users was 1.32 million, the second highest in Steam history.

“Lost Ark has been well-received by experts in terms of development value and game quality, and the number of the users is steadily increasing,” said Wongil Chi, CEO, Smilegate RPG.