On the night of June 20 to June 21, FromSoftware studio released the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion for Elden Ring. After that, Elden Ring's online presence on Steam jumped to 589,948 people.

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree

This is a high but not record-breaking number. At the release of Elden Ring in February 2022, the game's online presence on Steam exceeded 953,000 people. Nevertheless, compared to the last few days, it has increased significantly: on June 19, the peak number of players online in Elden Ring was three times less—194,570. It is possible that online numbers will grow even more over the weekend.

Dynamics of Elden Ring's online presence on Steam from June 14 to June 21

At the time of writing, the expansion has received 3,500 reviews on Steam, 92% of which are positive.