A surprising mobile game is now one of the most popular speedrun games of all time
A surprising contender from the speedrun community has entered, and many fans are shocked by the unexpected title which is currently among the most played games in the community. Subway Surfers has entered the speedrun scene, and according to one website, it’s the game with the most players right now.
Subway Surfers is a mobile game released in 2012, and since then it has become one of the most played games on Android and iOS devices. The endless runner game has been on everyone’s phone at some point, and for good reason. The title offers a fun environment with the right amount of microtransactions to make the game authentic and fair. The game is constantly getting updates and right now it has over a billion downloads on Android alone.
A few days ago, a Twitter user called SmallAnt shared an interesting fact about the speedrunning community and how an unexpected title rose through the ranks and established itself as one of the top games in the speedrunning community. It turns out that Subway Surfers has become the game with the most active players on Speedrun.com, a website that keeps track of the most played games in the speedrunning community. This is a shocking fact because Subway Surfers is an endless running game, which means it has no end, so it is technically impossible to finish it.
For anyone who hasn’t been following speedrunning lately, the greatest speedrunning game of all time is now Subway Surfers.
An endless runner
— PetiteAnt (@PetiteAnt) August 2, 2022
At the time of writing, the game is still at the top of the charts, so players can rest assured that this is not an issue. The speedrun community is more than excited about this fact, and the original tweet has over 60,000 likes so far.
According to some Twitter users, the game attracted a lot more players due to a Subway Surfers TikTok challenge that many Brazilians tried to complete. It turns out that many Brazilian influencers encouraged their fanbase to run a coinless run and submit it to the speedrunning community page. Flooding the website with over 10,000 executions in the queue.
Overall this is great news for the speedrunning community, this challenge will introduce players to the community, and many of them can choose to join the community and start racing their favorite titles.
Subway surfers is available now on PC and mobile devices.