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Steam logs yet another record-setting weekend with 22 million players

As the coronavirus continues to pressure extra individuals indoors, they’ve continued to log in to Steam – the platform has as soon as once more damaged its personal document for concurrent gamers this weekend, with greater than 22 million logged on at peak time Sunday.

Just earlier than 15:00 GMT Sunday, SteamDB reports that Steam hit a peak of 22,678,529 gamers – greater than two million greater than the document it set final week. Steam’s concurrent participant rely has been on the rise for the reason that starting of the 12 months, and it’s steadily elevated every weekend of the pandemic outbreak.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is way and away the sport that essentially the most customers are enjoying in the meanwhile. It, too, has set a brand new document this weekend with the variety of concurrent gamers peaking at 1,096,442 – as soon as once more breaking the million mark after first hitting the milestone final weekend.

In second this weekend is Dota 2, which peaked at 717,882 over the weekend. That’s nowhere close to its all-time excessive, nonetheless – Dota 2 had almost 1.three million concurrent gamers 4 years in the past, and that document has but to be damaged.

Doom Eternal is on Steam’s trending video games record as effectively, with a launch day participant rely that greater than doubled that of its predecessor, Doom 2016. Its preliminary peak of 104,891 concurrent gamers could but be bested this weekend – to date, the sport appears to see its busiest instances throughout America’s night hours.

Also in Steam’s prime 5 video games this weekend are PlayerUknown’s Battlegrounds, Grand Theft Auto V, and Rainbow Six Siege. Some of Steam’s at present trending video games are titles that you may seize without cost, together with Deiland and Tomb Raider.

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