Steam hits 10m concurrent users

By Sarah Lamotte, Monday, 15 June 2015 00:56 GMT

The Summer Sale has helped drive the platform through a massive milestone, with over 10 million users online simultaneously this weekend.

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Steam’s stats page reveals that the platform’s growth is continuing to pick up speed. This time last year, the record for concurrent users stood at 8 million. With the number of simultaneous Steamers creeping past the 10 million mark just before 11am Pacific time on June 14, that’s a 25% increase over the last 12 months.

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The list of most frequently played games includes all the usual suspects, with Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive still leading the pack. Since we last took a look in March, when Steam concurrent users topped out at 9.5 million, Payday 2 and Arma 3 have dropped off the list, making way for ARK: Survival Evolved and Clicker Heroes.

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