Steam broke its own records over the Thanksgiving weekend, with a whopping 27 million concurrent users listed for the platform in one day, a new all-time high.
GamesIndustry.biz reports that SteamDB recorded 27,384,959 players using Steam on November 28th. 7.8 million of those were playing a game at the time, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was the most popular, with 915,791 peak players.
Steam Records All-Time High Concurrent User Count
Aside from CS:GO, other games that also saw high numbers of concurrent players include DOTA 2, with 677,744 peak players, and PUBG: Battlegrounds, with 344,841. Steam listed a record of 26 million concurrent players last April, and analysts expect that the record will once again be broken as the Christmas season approaches.
Steam on PC isn't the only thing on Valve's mind, though. Steam Deck, Valve's portable console, releases in 2022 after a slight delay and promises to shake up how people experience the platform. Make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens.
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