For comparison, Microsoft said last in the last event that it had 53 million active Xbox Live users in the very recent quarter.
Drilling a bit, Valve published their stats that it now has 33 million daily active players with a peak simultaneous user count of 14 million the top in 2015, by comparison, was just 8.4 million. What’s more, since January 2016, Steam has had 27 million new transactions which work out to nearly 1.5 million sales per month.
According to News, Asia merely a few years ago held only a few interest points as it relates to Steam’s worldwide sales. That number has since climbed to 17 percent which, according to Valve’s Tom Giardino, is a primary result of efforts to localize markets and accept new payment methods.
The variety of content available on Steam is another contributory factor. In fact, Giardino said he views Steam’s robust library as one of the platform’s greatest assets.
Valve is set to host its yearly Dota 2 games next week in Seattle with a record-setting data pool of more than $23.5 million.