Antstream Arcade adds 700,000+ players in 2021
February 23, 2022
By Nik Roseveare
Following a round of external financing led by the Atari Group, alongside integration of their platform into Epic Games Store – Antstream Arcade welcomed over 700,000 new players in 2021, representing a 3200 per cent increase from 2020.
The global cloud gaming platform has also released growth metrics surrounding player retention and Epic Games Store integration. At the close of 2021, Antstream Arcade had over 200,000 MAU, and boasted a 30 per cent 28 day rolling retention rate .
Similarly successful has been Antstream Arcade’s launch on the Epic Games Store in November 2021, after bringing its library of over 1,200 games to millions of gamers world-wide, including iconic classics like Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mortal Kombat. Since launch, 3.2 million players have downloaded welcome packs for the platform.
With total investment exceeding $20 million and its continued support from games industry stakeholders, Antstream Arcade says it is continuing to evolve its offering – with more players than ever enjoying its varied stable of titles.
Antstream Arcade CEO, Steve Cottam, said: “We know that cloud gaming is the future, and we are excited to continue leading from the front. It has been fantastic to see more players than ever enjoying our platform, and we are thankful for the success of our latest round of funding as well as the support of our partners who are helping us to bring the world’s largest library of iconic games to players around the world.”