The Day Before Launches: HUGE Hype, MASSIVE Disappointment?

Open-world zombie MMO The Day Before finally launched after 2 years of hype.

Early Access launch on Steam plagued by bugs, crashes, and performance issues.

Players disappointed by smaller open world and limited multiplayer compared to marketing.

Critics slam lack of melee weapons, vaulting, ladder climbing, and explorable buildings.

Developer Fntastic acknowledges server issues with North American players.

Game peaked at 38,000 concurrent players on Steam launch day.

 Revealed in 2021 with comparisons to The Last of Us and The Division.

Faced skepticism due to unknown developer and seemingly unrealistic promises.

Delayed multiple times and involved in a trademark dispute over the game's name.

Developer raised eyebrows for alleged "volunteer-based" work culture