Steam Stands on the Cusp of History by Riding Massive Popularity Wave

Published 01/25/2022, 2:02 PM EST

Steam seems to be having a really good time since the last month. The digital storefront has continued to witness massive popularity among the gamers who love various titles of different genres.

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Now, it just proved that again, by going past its own record, that it set earlier this month. Steam just broke its milestone for concurrent players for the third time in January.

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Steam is on the verge of creating a new record!

The platform has seen lots of fresh and amazing releases in the form of several blockbuster games. Apart from Valve having an extremely active player base on names like DOTA 2 and CSGO, Steam has also seen the arrival of other heavyweights as well.

As a result of keeping an impressive consistency, Steam has gone past 29 million concurrent players in January itself. At the beginning of the new year, it already had nearly 28 million concurrent players. And now, just ahead of next month, the digital store is on the verge of hitting the figure of 30 million.

It’s really remarkable to see this kind of engagement from players who are enjoying sticking to it for multiple titles.

Lately, the store has also gained more traction of players who were waiting for a blockbuster PlayStation exclusive anxiously. Yes, we are talking about God of War’s PC port that saw itself coming on the platform in style.

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Since its grand debut, God of War has been one of the most popular Steam games that has kept players hooked onto the digital store for long hours. It even set its own record, becoming the best title on the platform with most concurrent players.

Santa Monica Studio really did impressive work on optimizing the PC version. Due to this, it has managed to mesmerize the fans ever since its launch.

What are your thoughts on Steam and all the upcoming titles that will make their way on to the store this year? Have you played any big release on it recently?

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If yes, then do share your gameplay experience on your favorite title in the comments section.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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