30 Interesting Steam Stats and Facts (2019) | By the Numbers

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.

Steam Stats and FactsSteam Facts

  • Website: store.steampowered.com
  • Launch Year: 2003
  • Headquarters: Bellevue, WA
  • Developer: Valve
  • What is Steam?

Join Steam for free and get games delivered straight to your desktop with automatic updates and a massive gaming community. (source)

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

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:


Last updated 8/3/17

Percentage  of the PC gaming market that Steam reportedly controls:


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:

18.5 million users

Last updated 1/10/18

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

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