GameCharts     Steam    Empires of the Undergrowth
Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
October 2021 197 -34 -14.72% 345
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...