A quarter of Starfield players couldn’t even be bothered to finish the first mission


Starfield has been out for lengthy sufficient now that anybody thinking about enjoying it possible already has. However simply how lots of the sport’s thousands and thousands of gamers stopped enjoying earlier than ending the primary mission?

Nicely, based on achievement stats from TrueAchievements, round 25%! The For All, Into the Starfield achievement is awarded the primary time you go to area, which occurs perhaps half-hour into the sport. After a quick tutorial and a few fight, you meet one of many sport’s main NPCs, and he offers you his ship.

As quickly as you allow the floor of the planet and take to area, the achievement ought to unlock. In line with the numbers, nonetheless, 75% of gamers did that, which appears a bit of low contemplating how early into the sport that occurs, and the way virtually unavoidable the achievement is.

The numbers keep in mind gamers on Xbox, in addition to these enjoying the Sport Move/Home windows Retailer model of the sport on PC. Over on Steam, the numbers are a lot better, at 88%, which is sweet, however nonetheless not shut sufficient to 100%.

As weird because it sounds, these percentages make some sense on Xbox. Starfield is obtainable on Sport Move, so many gamers could have merely wished to test it out as a part of their membership, with out being notably thinking about it. That occurs with quite a lot of Sport Move video games, and gamers sometimes transfer on rapidly once they’re not hooked by the sport.

It is also value noting that utilizing mods with Starfield disables achievement unlocking (although there is a mod to repair that), so a share of these gamers could merely have missed out on it as a result of utilizing mods.

The Steam numbers are a bit of shocking, nonetheless, contemplating each a kind of gamers needed to pay the total worth to play the sport, so that they’d be far more prepared to spend the time to play/unlock the achievement.