• GameCharts     Steam    Empires of the Undergrowth
    Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
    October 2022 448 -1 -0.22% 704
    September 2022 449 -254 -36.13% 814
    August 2022 703 236 50.54% 1,319
    July 2022 467 240 105.73% 2,484
    June 2022 227 3 1.34% 450
    May 2022 224 6 2.75% 382
    April 2022 218 28 14.74% 389
    March 2022 190 1 0.53% 326
    February 2022 189 -33 -14.86% 329
    January 2022 222 -7 -3.06% 385
    December 2021 229 53 30.11% 470
    November 2021 176 -29 -14.15% 299
    October 2021 205 -26 -11.26% 368
    September 2021 231 -44 -16% 428
    August 2021 275 31 12.7% 570
    July 2021 244 16 7.02% 371
    June 2021 228 -72 -24% 360
    May 2021 300 41 15.83% 514
    April 2021 259 52 25.12% 498
    March 2021 207 8 4.02% 392
    February 2021 199 -17 -7.87% 341
    January 2021 216 -15 -6.49% 366
    December 2020 231 -27 -10.47% 388
    November 2020 258 21 8.86% 509
    October 2020 237 -13 -5.2% 501
    September 2020 250 46 22.55% 443
    August 2020 204 8 4.08% 367
    July 2020 196 -8 -3.92% 346
    June 2020 204 -17 -7.69% 338
    May 2020 221 5 2.31% 387
    April 2020 216 -9 -4% 369
    March 2020 225 0 0% 511
    February 2020 225 --- --- 399

    About Empires of the Undergrowth

    "Your queen has set up home beneath a rotting log. She is fat, and vulnerable. Her first brood will need to move quickly if the colony is to survive. Their priority now is to find food, and there is plenty around; but there are other hungry creatures in the undergrowth. The workers will need to be vigilant."

    Empires of the Undergrowth is an ant colony management game, in a fast-paced real-time strategy style. The player excavates their nest underground, constructing tunnels and chambers to store food and raise brood. On the surface, the ants claim territory, gather resources, overwhelm fearsome arachnids and clash with other colonies. Nest design, army size, composition and attack timing are key to securing victory.

    Missions are narrated from the perspective of a documentary film maker studying the ants, who offers intelligent insight into the goings-on of the colony and the undergrowth beyond. The primary game mode in early access is Formicarium, wher...