Steam Stats and Facts

Steam Facts

    Here are a few of the most interesting Steam stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated Steam stats become available.

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    Steam Stats

    How many people use Steam?

    90 million monthly active players

    Last updated 10/24/18


    How many people use Steam Link?

    2 million installs

    Last updated 5/23/19


    Number of daily Steam users:

    47 million daily active players

    Last updated 10/24/18


    Amount of time players spent in games on Steam in 2019:

    2.5 million years


    Average number of new Steam users per month:

    1.5 million users

    Last updated 8/3/17


    Number of Steam registered users:

    125 million registered users

    Last updated 1/10/18


    Number of Steam paying users:

    27 million users

    Last updated 1/10/18


    Number of Steam users in China:

    30 million

    Last updated 10/18/18


    Percentage of Steam sales in 2017 that come from North America:

    34%

    Last updated 8/3/17


    Percentage of the PC gaming market that Steam reportedly controls:

    50-70%

    Last updated 2/13/17


    Number of games available on Steam:

    20,489 games

    Last updated 1/10/18


    Total number of user-generated pieces of content on Steam:

    400 million pieces of content

    Last updated 2/24/15


    Highest amount of concurrent Steam users so far:

    18.8 million users (February 2, 2019)

    Last updated 2/4/20


    Top selling game on Steam in 2018:

    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey


    Average number of games owned per Steam user:

    11.07 games

    Last updated 1/10/18


    Number of gaming titles for Linux on Steam:

    more than 1,000 games

    Last updated 3/14/15


    First game to have over 1 million concurrent players on Steam:

    Dota 2


    Percentage of Steam users that run some version of Windows:

    96.44%

    Last updated 9/6/18


    Percentage of Steam users that run MacOS:

    2.87%

    Last updated 9/6/18


    Percentage of Steam users that run Windows 10:

    79%

    Last updated 2/7/20


    Number of countries Steam is available in:

    237 countries

    Last updated 12/19/16


    Number of languages Steam is available in:

    21 languages

    Last updated 12/19/16


    Amount that creators on the Steam Workshop have earned:

    $57 million

    Last updated 1/29/15


    Number of creators in the Steam Workshop:

    1,500

    Last updated 1/29/15


    Number of countries the Steam Workshop is active in:

    75 countries

    Last updated 1/29/15


    Number of VR games available on Steam:

    600

    Last updated 10/11/16


    Number of new games launched on Steam in 2016:

    5,245


    Number of new games launched on Steam in 2015:

    around 3,000


    Number of paid games that were activated on Steam in 2016:

    370 million

    Last updated 1/6/17


    Steam’s estimated revenue for 2016:

    $3.5 billion


    Steam’s estimated revenue for 2015:

    $3.5 billion


    Number of game titles that were added to Steam in 2017:

    7,672

    Last updated 1/10/18


    Average number of new titles added to Steam daily in 2017:

    21/day

    Last updated 1/10/18

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