Rust : Popularity, reviews, price, and Steam data


Rust is a game released on Steam on Feb 8, 2018. The developer of this game is Facepunch Studios and the publisher is Facepunch Studios. This article will analyze the number of players, playing time, comments, price and other data of this game on the Steam platform. Tip: The data in the article will be updated regularly. Most of the data we use for Rust comes from the Steam platform.

Game popularity

According to Steam data, the highest number of concurrent players in Rust yesterday (May 16, 2024) was 98,002, and the highest number of concurrent players in the past 30 days was 153,662. Historically, the game’s highest concurrent player count was 244,394, which occurred in January 2021. The number of concurrent players means the number of people playing the same game at the same time. If ranked based on the number of players, Rust is currently ranked #11 on the Steam platform. Statistically, it is a very popular game. Most Popular Games Ranking – Steam Tools

Time range Maximum number of concurrent players
2024-05-16 98,002
Last 30 days 153,662
All Time Past 244,394

Check the current number of players (real-time): Game online player query (real-time) – Steam Tools

Game Time

According to Steamspy, the average game time for Rust is 549.2 hours, which includes data since the game's release. According to, the average game time for Rust is 359.2 hours. You can combine these two data sources to determine how long players spend playing games. Game time represents the time a player spends playing the game. Something to consider is that online multiplayer games typically have longer playtime than single-player games. You may spend more or less time playing Rust. Game & Player Time Ranking - Steam Tools

Time range Average play time (hours)
All Time Past 549.2 (Steamspy)
All Time Past 359.2 (Gamalytic)

Country distribution

Players of Rust mainly come from the following countries: United States (21.5%), Russia (10.7%), China (5.8%), United Kingdom (4.4%), Germany (4.4%), Canada (4.2%), Turkey (3.5%), France (2.7%), Japan (2.6%), Australia (2.4%), Brazil (2.4%), Ukraine (2.1%), Poland (1.8%), Spain (1.8%), Sweden (1.7%), Argentina (1.4%), Netherlands (1.1%), Czechia (1.1%), Norway (1.0%), South Korea (0.9%). Due to possible missing data, this data may not list all countries. This is not an exact number, but it can be used as a reference.

Country Proportion of gamers
United States 21.5%
Russia 10.7%
China 5.8%
United Kingdom 4.4%
Germany 4.4%
Canada 4.2%
Turkey 3.5%
France 2.7%
Japan 2.6%
Australia 2.4%
Brazil 2.4%
Ukraine 2.1%
Poland 1.8%
Spain 1.8%
Sweden 1.7%
Argentina 1.4%
Netherlands 1.1%
Czechia 1.1%
Norway 1.0%
South Korea 0.9%

User Reviews

Rust currently has a total of 1,057,901 user reviews on the Steam platform and a user rating of 87. If the user rating is greater than 70, we think most people like the game. Among all user reviews, 921,268 reviews are positive and 136,633 reviews are negative. The game currently has a score of 69 on You can judge whether Rust is a good game based on these user reviews. Top Rated Games Ranking - Steam Tools

Review Types Data Details
Total Reviews 1,057,901 (A)
Positive Reviews 921,268 (B)
Negative Reviews 136,633
User Ratings 87 (B/A)
Metacritic score 69

Price Comparison

According to Steam's regional pricing, Rust may be priced differently in different countries. This game is not a free game. We will collect price data for this game in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Turkey. Due to missing data, the table below may not list all countries mentioned above. Judging from the data, Rust currently has the lowest price in Turkey, which is 57% cheaper than the highest price. The current data update time is May 17, 2024.

Country Price USD
United States $39.99 $39.99
United Kingdom £34.99 $44.33
Germany 39,99€ $43.46
France 39,99€ $43.46
Italy 39,99€ $43.46
Brazil R$ 103,49 $20.18
Turkey $18.99 USD $18.99
Argentina $18.99 USD $18.99
Mexico Mex$ 409.99 $24.59

Number of game owners

According to, the number of players who own Rust is approximately 23,786,176. According to Steamspy, the number of players who own Rust is somewhere between 20,000,000 and 50,000,000. You can combine data from these two sources to determine the total number of players for the game. It should be noted that this data is not an accurate value and may be significantly different from the real data. The game's developer or publisher may disclose Rust's real sales figures.

Game name Number of game owners (forecast data)
Rust 23,786,176 (Gamalytic)
Rust 20,000,000 - 50,000,000 (Steamspy)

Sales and Revenue

According to data from, it is estimated that the number of people who have purchased or downloaded Rust directly on the Steam platform is approximately 18,939,700. The game's total revenue is approximately $317,925,222 (USD). For premium games, this data includes base game sales. For free-to-play games, this data takes into account all revenue sources. Tip: The sales volume and revenue of this game are calculated based on data simulation, which may be different from the actual data.

Data type Data Details
Copies Sold 18,939,700
Total Revenue 317,925,222

Number of followers

Rust has 1,098,542 followers on the Steam platform. Usually the more followers a game has, the more popular it is. There is a certain degree of correlation between the number of followers of a game and the number of players of the game.

Game name Number of followers
Rust 1,098,542


The appid of Rust is 252490. The appid is a unique ID assigned to each game by the Steam platform. You can splice the appid into the URL, which can help you easily find the game on Steam. Example:

Game name APPID
Rust 252490

Supported languages

Rust supports 25 languages, including English. The list of supported languages for this game is: English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Japanese*, Korean*, Russian*, Simplified Chinese*, Ukrainian*, Polish*, Portuguese - Portugal*, Turkish*, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese - Brazil, Spanish - Latin America, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese
*languages with full audio support

Language Availability
Spanish - Spain*
Simplified Chinese*
Portuguese - Portugal*
Portuguese - Brazil
Spanish - Latin America
Traditional Chinese

System Requirements

According to Steam data, Rust supports systems including Windows, Mac. This means you cannot play the game on Linux.

System Availability

Windows Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
  • Memory: 10 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 25 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD is highly recommended or expect longer than average load times.

Mac Minimum:

  • OS: OS X El Capitan 10.11
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
  • Memory: 10 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 25 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Metal is required,