Yesterday I wrote about two games achieving an insane player base record. The first was CS:GO which had more than a million online yesterday. It broke its previous record by 75000 players, which is a pretty significant margin. Afterwards, we heard that Call of Duty: Warzone has also taken everyone by surprise. The game had 15 million users after just being released 3 days earlier. It had broken other Battle Royale Game records by a staggering number. Apex Legends, PUBG, and Fortnite took weeks to get 15 million players.

Steam has broken its previous record in just a month
Today, we have news that Steam had more than 20 million concurrent users. According to SteamDB, 20,313,451 players were online, and 6.2 million were in game.


Steam has had some incredible succes in 2019 and 2020. The major game store first published that more than 21 billion hours were spent by players in 2019. Afterwards, they also reported a month ago that Steam broke its previous playerbase record by 300k. The game had 19 million players online, which is pretty impressive.


In my opinion, this sort of massive player base comes from Coronavirus outbreak. The deadly virus has forced people to stay at home. All offices, schools, universities, and events are suspended. This is the primary reason why everyone is at home and playing games on Steam.

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