Popular digital gaming platform Steamhas set a new record in the number of active users. Over the weekend, more than 10 million people played games simultaneously and more than 32 million users were active. This indicates that recent discounts have increased demand for the platform.
The number of simultaneous players on Steam exceeded 10 million
According to the graphic on SteamDB, for the first time in Steam history, more than 10 million players played the game simultaneously, breaking the record. Total 10 million 82 thousand online players ve 32 million 186 thousand online users reached an all-time high.
Number of concurrent players on Steam this increase began in January 2020, after the Covid-19 outbreak closed many people at home. The record of 18,537,490 million users in January 2018 was broken with 18,801,944 million users in February 2020. Then, in March 2020, more than 20 million users were active on Steam, and this number exceeded 22 million in the same month.
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Popular games have been raised on Steam. So much so that these include productions such as Far Cry 5 and Watch Dogs 2.
In December 2020, 24.7 million users were active on Steam at the same time, and this number increased to 26.5 million in February 2021. The platform reached 27.1 million concurrent users just a few weeks later.
It’s worth noting that Steam’s record-breaking number of users is usually achieved during holidays or weekends, when many people take time off from work or stay at home. Still, the continued growth and success of the platform is pretty impressive.
Steam has increased the recommended dollar rate for local pricing in Turkey to 10 TL with the decision it took in the past months. Immediately after, the developers made serious price increases in the games they released. For example, Far Cry 5, which was sold for 269 TL, is now sold for 699 TL with a 160 percent increase.
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