CK3 Dev Diary #47 - Happy Holidays!

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happy new year yeah
 
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"Game has a large number of players on release and falls off over time" is, like, the opposite of news.
 
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Yeah, to bring back my favourite chart:
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The last four Paradox releases had the same pattern. CK3 has actually levelled off at about twice HoI4's and Stellaris' level. Curious to see how it will do with the first DLC launch but it seems quite stable at a much higher player count than the other flagships were in this time in their lifetime.
 
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over time? 75% in 2 month? ahahah
i haven't played since months...felt scammed for my money... 50 euro ck3 ? rofl

Why are you even in this thread if you're just going to bash Paradox? This is a festive thread for people to wish each other happy holidays, there's an entire forum filled with threads about what's wrong with the game. Make a thread about the gameplay numbers there if you want to - though you'll get the exact same rather effective rebuttal that you got here.
 
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“I must statistically prove that game bad” is an interesting way to spend one’s time. You can just not like something without breaking out the spreadsheets.
 
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November 202013,225.424,860
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happy new year yeah
Significantly fewer people play game four months after release than at original release to splendid reviews. Film at 11.
 

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There won’t be a Dev Diary until Mid-January at the very earliest, so keep an eye out for news on when they will return after the new year.
Is there will be news of when dev diaries will return today?

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it's still not mid-january, that would be on the 15th
I wasn't asking is there will be a dev diary, because they said that won't be "until Mid-January at the very earliest" - I was asking for "news on when they will return after the new year." :)

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I am loathe to start a new game, my previous one just fell apart, damn vikings, the ruined scandanvia. I hate starting one so close to when there might be a new update.
 

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I am loathe to start a new game, my previous one just fell apart, damn vikings, the ruined scandanvia. I hate starting one so close to when there might be a new update.

I don't think any updates are expected until the first DLC (be it flavor or content) goes live, right? That's probably still a month or two off considering Dev Diaries haven't even resumed yet.
 

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I don't think any updates are expected until the first DLC (be it flavor or content) goes live, right? That's probably still a month or two off considering Dev Diaries haven't even resumed yet.
I haven't heard anything about a) there being no more updates until the first DLC, or b) a DLC arriving in a month or two. Did I miss something or is this just conjecture?
 

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jokes aside... I would like to see AI converting faith if they feel like neighboring faith is preferable (all by safety,stabilty and benefits)
 
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When we can expect new patch?