More people than ever are gaming on PC - Steam’s monthly active user count has increased by a massive 23 million people
As the year draws to a close, it is time for the various gaming markets to assess their successes and failures.
The PC gaming market seems to be going from strength to strength, if Steam’s popularity is anything to go by. Steam is comfortably the most popular PC gaming storefront around, hosting a wide variety of popular games including Dota 2, CS:GO, PUBG, and GTA V. According to Steam’s owner, Valve, Steam’s monthly active user count has increased by a massive 23 million people compared to last year.
Steam topped 90 million monthly active users in October – a substantial increase on last year’s 67 million user peak.
PC gaming revenue increased by 18.3% in the same time period, generating a total of $586 million.