Rust Live Player Count
117,055 Players Online
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The number of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Rust all over the world in real time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.
This popular title is a survival video game with multiplayer mode. The game was released in early access nearly ten years ago and is available on Microsoft Windows and macOS.
Versions for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles are being developed in conjunction with Double Eleven.
The objectives of this game are to survive in a wilderness setting while using gathered or taken materials. In addition, gamers must manage their hunger, health, and thirst.
If they do not, they risk dying. Hostile animals roam about, such as bears and wolves. Other players are the main risk. Combat is accomplished through various weapons and vehicles controlled by other characters.
Crafting is also featured in the game, though initially limited until the discovery of specific items. Those who choose to play must build bases or join other clans to improve their chance of survival.
The gameplay had changed significantly over time when dangerous wildlife replaced zombies as the primary threat after crafting systems were released, along with general improvements and feature additions.
The game was ported to a Unity 5 game engine. This provided substantial graphical changes and helped tie more realistic aspects to a player’s Steam account. More About Rust.
Top Countries Playing Rust
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 26.72%
Russia – 10.18%
Turkey – 4.04%
Ukraine – 3.00%
United Kingdom – 2.64%