Steam hit yet one more concurrent person file this week, formally surpassing 28 million folks utilizing the service concurrently.
January 9 noticed 28,230,853 concurrent customers, in accordance with SteamDB. That is roughly 300,000 extra folks than last week’s record and a rise of two.8 million concurrent customers in comparison with January 2021. Trade analyst Daniel Ahmad famous the “robust development” Valve’s consumer has skilled because the pandemic, with a rise of almost 10 million simultaneous customers between January 2020 and January 2022. There’ve been just a few dips alongside the best way however for probably the most half, Steam’s seen a fairly regular upwards trajectory over these two years.
Steam hit 28 million concurrent customers right this moment. Concurrent customers noticed robust development throughout 2020, because of the influence of COVID-19, but it surely’s clear that development additionally continued to persist in 2021.Peaks reached every Jan:Jan 2019: 17.6m Jan 2020: 18.3mJan 2021: 25.4m Jan 2022: 28.2m https://t.co/iBRLqLGqAwJanuary 9, 2022
So what precisely was everybody enjoying on January 9? Very like final week’s file, a number of video games topping SteamDB’s charts are older releases. CS:GO had a tidy 881,051 folks dashing B, with Dota 2, PUBG, Apex and Grand Theft Auto 5 filling out the highest 5 spots. Some newer video games like New World, Soccer Supervisor 2022 and PC Gamer’s GOTY Valheim make the highest 50, with 2021 releases MIR4 and Naraka: Bladepoint making the highest 10.
Listed below are the ten most performed video games for January 9:
- Counter Strike: World Offensive
- Dota 2
- PUBG: Battlegrounds
- Apex Legends
- Grand Theft Auto 5
- Naraka: Bladepoint
- Group Fortress 2
- Wallpaper Engine
With the primary spherical of Steam Decks hopefully touchdown within the subsequent month or two, I am curious to see if the variety of customers will leap accordingly, or if its viewers will principally be those that’ve already amassed a juggernaut library of video games on the platform.