Steam breaks 30 million concurrent user limit – Games – News

Valve set a new user record on Steam this past weekend. During the peak period, more than 30 million users were logged into the service simultaneously for the first time.

peaked on Sunday afternoon, According to SteamDB stats. At around 3pm Dutch time, 30,032,005 users were logged into the service. According to SteamDB It is the first time that Steam has exceeded 30 million concurrent users; The previous record from March was about 29.98 million users.

During the peak period, 8.5 million Steam users played a game simultaneously last Sunday, including more than a million users who played Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Dota 2 took second place with a peak of around 750,000 players, and Lost Ark, PUBG: Battlegrounds and Apex Legends took the top five spots.

Steam first peaked at 10 million concurrent users in 2015, 12 years after the service was launched. Limit of 20 million concurrent Steam users It was first broken in March 2020After the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Because of the shutdowns, the number of concurrent Steam users has grown rapidly. In January 2021, Steam crossed the 25 million concurrent user mark and nearly broke the 30 million mark earlier this year.

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