It will probably come as little surprise, then, to learn that FromSoftware's latest masterpiece also enjoyed one of the largest gaming launches in YouTube's history, racking up 3.4 billion video views in just 60 days.
It's especially impressive when you consider that GTA V, one of the best-selling video games of all time and a cultural phenomenon in its own right, only managed 1.9 billion video views in the same time frame. Only.
Does this feat surprise you, Tarnished? Or did you, like us, contribute to this number, by watching VaatiVidya videos on repeat, struggling to make sense of it all? Continue to exist, maidenless, in the comments section below.