In January, the GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card made its debut in the Steam statistics, and at the end of February, two more graphics accelerators from the GeForce RTX 40 series, the GeForce RTX 4080 and RTX 4070 Ti models, entered the gaming platform’s statistics. According to the dynamics for the month, the first appeared at 0.20% of platform users, and the second at 0.18% of users. This put these accelerators in sixth and eighth place in the viewership growth rankings.
More than anyone else, the share of users on GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card models has grown. The GeForce RTX 3060 recorded the greatest growth. It is followed by the mobile version of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. The desktop version of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is in fifth place. The GeForce RTX 3070, RTX 3050 and RTX 3070 Ti models also showed user growth In third place in terms of dynamics of owner growth was the previous generation model – the GeForce RTX 2060.
If we talk about the most popular graphics cards on the Steam platform, then the first place is still occupied by the GeForce GTX 1650, which ousted the GeForce GTX 1060 model from this position last November.Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards are still not observed in the Ranking. They later appeared in stores as the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace models (GeForce RTX 40 series). Among Radeon graphics accelerators, only the Radeon RX 6600 XT showed a positive audience growth trend, growing its user base on Steam by 0.01% in February.
As far as the processor segment is concerned, Intel chips still dominate here. Although the share of their users decreased by 0.04% in February, 67.17% of all players on the platform use Blue processors. AMD processors are used by 32.8% of Steam customers.
The share of users of the Windows 11 operating system on the Steam platform increased by 1.73% last month and is now at 32.06%. Windows 10 remained at 64.68% of users (down 1.41%) in February. The trend of growing popularity of the new operating system is observed not only on the Steam side, but all over the world. In January, the market share rose to 18.1%. In turn, the share of Windows 10 users fell from 82.4% in December to 68.8% in January.
Oculus Quest 2 remained the most popular virtual reality headset in February. It is used by 44.65% of Steam users. In second place is the Valve Index (17%), followed by the Oculus Rift S (11.96%).