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Steam has set a new record – over 27.1 million users online

The digital platform Steam has set a new record for the number of concurrent users online. The SteamDB portal keeping track of various changes to the Valve store, reportedthat at its peak, the platform was used by 27,182,165 people.

Image source: The Verge

Image source: The Verge

The previous record of 26.9 million was set in April this year. In February, Steam boasted 26 million online. Last year, amid the pandemic, the platform broke its own record for the number of concurrent users six times.

Source: SteamDB

Source: SteamDB

Steam’s new achievement is triggered by the Fall Sale with discounts on 47,000 games, add-ons and apps. As part of the campaign, Cyberpunk 2077 received a 50% discount for the first time, and the project itself managed to increase its rating to 76% according to user ratings. The peak online in the action role-playing studio CD Projekt RED on sale was 25,294 people.

The leaders in terms of peak daily online on November 28 are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (941 571), Dota 2 (680 734), PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS (341 570), Apex Legends (234 487) and New World (159 939).

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