Steam reaches 14 million concurrent users for the first time in its 13 year existence
Sunday 8 January 2017 - 14:05 GMT
The popular game distribution and DRM platform Steam has hit 14 million concurrent users for the first time in its 13 year existence.
The first version of Steam was released in September of 2003 as a tool for Valve to more efficiently roll out updates for its shooter game Counter-Strike.
The most popular games played when Steam hit the 14 million concurrent user milestone were Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Grand Theft Auto V and Team Fortress 2.
The concurrent user statistics are publicly available on special Steam Store page that not only shows the number of users, but also the most popular games by player count.