Steam Sets Record as People Stay Home Because of COVID-19

Steam Sets Record as People Stay Home Because of COVID-19

Steam Sets Record as People Stay Home Because of COVID-19

Steam hit an all-time concurrent user peak today of almost 20 million users.

Steam, the ever-popular digital PC gaming platform, has just broken its own previous record for most concurrent players.

Because there are concerns over contracting the disease from public outings, a large portion of people have been incentivized to stay home, pull up a chair, and play some video games for the weekend. According to the stats, Steam nearly broke 20 million concurrent players, with the new record being set at 19,728,027 players being online at the same time.

The previous concurrent user record for Steam was approximately 18,801,944 as of February 2020, making the new record nearly a jump of 1 million users. Of these, 1,007,062 are playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, according to Steam's official stats page. PUBG had a big day as well, hitting a peak of around 525,000 people at once.

DOTA 2 is in second place of most concurrent players right now with 694,829 players online. The platform recorder over 19 million players using its service at once today.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO), Valve's super-popular shooter has hit 1 million concurrent users on Steam.

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