After setting quite a few data for concurrent gamers through-out final yr, Steam has begun 2021 with one other milestone. For the primary time within the retailer’s historical past, 25 million customers had been energetic directly.
As per SteamDB, the most recent all-time peak of 25,333,066 was clocked simply over an hour in the past, at time of writing. This topples the earlier rely of 24,776,635, set only a couple of weeks ago. Clearly, everybody’s been taking part in quite a lot of videogames over the vacation interval. The concurrent consumer rely has been edging ever larger since lockdowns turned widespread in March and April, outdoing the document over and over for several weeks.
Among the many video games contributing to this, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stays high of the pile, internet hosting over 1,000,000 gamers by itself. Dota 2 and PUBG are doing their half too, the MOBA and battle royale game bringing in a mixed million of their peaks in the present day. Cyberpunk 2077’s hanging in there at over 200,000, having come down significantly from its record-breaking launch. Grand Theft Auto V and Rainbow Six Siege comply with within the high ten, every boasting over 100,000.
Stardew Valley got here near cracking the 100,000 mark itself this week, the 1.5 update bringing in gamers new and previous to the farming recreation. The Fight Night Collection event beginning subsequent week for Apex Legends could effectively push that in direction of a document of some form or type, too.
When you’re searching for a purpose to get onto Valve’s retailer, the Steam winter sale is still running for a few more days. Our GOTY 2020 list has you lined for the most recent and best possible video games on supply.