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Fall Guys' launch was a little too successful for its own good

August 04, 2020 1 min read

Today sees the launch of Mediatonic's chaotic Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, the wacky multiplayer game that sees armies of curious characters race through a challenging obstacle course in efforts to be the last... erm... "thing" standing. Unfortunately, it seems that this wild release has proved a little too popular, crashing player servers within hours of launch.

Speaking on Twitter, Mediatonic said that the player count had "skyrocketed" past expectations, with some 120,000 players all logging in to the PS4 edition during the game's opening hours. Ultimately, the developer was forced to turn off matchmaking and frantically get to work on "beefing up" the servers in order to cope with the ongoing demand.

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