As soon as once more, Valve’s digital distribution platform Steam has set a brand new report for concurrent customers. The platform handed 29 million customers to hit an all-time peak of 29,198,370, in response to Steam’s public page with such metrics. This is not even the first time that Steam has managed to set a brand new concurrent consumer report this month, however given the circumstances of this weekend particularly, it looks like this one may maintain for a bit longer.
It is first value noting that third-party website SteamDB really registers the brand new all-time peak as 29,201,174. How and why there’s a discrepancy between it and the official public numbers is unclear, however the knowledge largely nonetheless tells the identical story. The variety of concurrent customers appears to have spiked so excessive thanks largely to PUBG: Battlegrounds going free to play and the surprise release of the free-to-play Yu-Gi-Oh! Grasp Duel.
Broadly talking, by way of what of us are literally enjoying on Steam in the meanwhile, Counter-Strike: International Offensive stays on prime of the group with 902,702 present gamers as of writing. Slightly below, and per standard, is Dota 2 with a 300,000 drop to the aforementioned PUBG: Battlegrounds under that. Yu-Gi-Oh! Grasp Duel follows PUBG: Battlegrounds with one other vital drop. The standard gang of in style video video games follows with Apex Legends, Grand Theft Auto V, Rust, Monster Hunter Rise, Ark: Survival Advanced, and Soccer Supervisor 2022 rounding out the present prime 10 so as.
As famous above, the brand new concurrent consumer report for Steam is about at 29,198,370 in response to Steam’s public metrics. It had been set at 28,230,661 till in the present day, although that quantity was solely reached earlier this month and a earlier report was set the weekend earlier than that. You possibly can take a look at all of our previous coverage of Steam more broadly right here.
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