Players kill over 2,000 cows per minute in RuneScape 3

Above: Over 2,000 cows die per minute in RuneScape 3, according to the publisher.

Image Credit: Jagex

Over 2,000 cows go to that big green pasture in the digital sky every minute in RuneScape 3, the free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game from U.K. publisher and developer Jagex. That’s a lot of burgers — 3.5 million per minute, according to a recently released infographic.

Now that the latest chapter of the game has officially launched, Jagex is sharing some statistics from the franchise’s 12-year history. People have created more than 220 million player accounts since RuneScape first launched in 2001, the publisher says.¬†Players kill an estimated 208 bosses, earn more than 307,000,000 experience points, and craft nearly 62,000 weapons per minute.

On the technical side, Jagex claims RuneScape 3 uses about 60GB of bandwidth a second. It also has over 4.8 million words of text available in five languages: English, French, German, Spanish, and Brazil-Portuguese.

The launch of RuneScape 3 kicks off the “Battle of Lumbridge” event, which features player-driven dynamic content in which two factions compete to collect “divine tears” for renown.

In addition to the new content, the update includes a new interface system and audio and camera improvements.

RuneScape 3 Infographic

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