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Thanks to PUBG: The Steam platform is breaking new records

The most popular PC gaming history game refuses to stop, and brings us to an incredible record of use

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Steam has another good reason to celebrate at the end of 2017 New record Of about 17.5 million users have been connected to the service in parallel during the past few days, of which nearly seven million playing in different titles online through the platform at the same time.

This is a continuation of the meteoric rise of the system from the developer of the games, Valve, which stood at a peak of about 14 million parallel users at the beginning of the current year and less than 11 million parallel users towards the end of 2015 - Positive sales volume And the revenues received from it for its operators and for the creators of the games on which it is based.

More new records for Steam

The main reason for the peak use of Is undoubtedly the most long weekend in North America, combined with the start of the platform (or the Black Friday, if you will) platform, but another factor that undoubtedly contributed significantly to the tremendous growth is Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, The Battle Royale, Since its launch last March, breaking record popularity since then, even though it is part of the early access program for games that are still incomplete and fully prepared.

PUBG - A huge hit that marries the Come on, or a hit created by Steam?

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG, passed DOTA 2 a few months ago and became the title with the highest number of simultaneous players in all , And since then has not stopped for a moment and reached an incredible level of almost three million players at the same time, more than 2 mouths from any other game, including the most successful and popular ever like V and Counter Strike: GO. Add to this general sales that now stand at more than 22 million units, and it is not difficult to understand why many people declare that the growth of service in 2017 could have been much more moderate had it not been for the very existence of the unexpected hit.

More than a third of the top players in the service have been thanks to only one title - launched only eight months ago and has yet to reach its official commercial version

Another record that will break At the end of the year 2017 is in the scope of new game launches - with more than 6,500 new games (!!) added during the year, compared with 5,000 records in 2016. All these numbers make it clear that there is still room to continue to strive and expand - Is becoming an unmatched monster in the gaming market, and we hope that you will not exploit this control for bad because of economic interests of one kind or another.

Number of titles added to So far in 2017 similar to the total number of games that was in service at the end of 2015 (since the launch in 2006) - and the hand is still tilted

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