After setting quite a few data for concurrent gamers through-out final 12 months, Steam has begun 2021 with one other milestone. For the first time within the retailer’s historical past, 25 million users had been energetic directly.

As per SteamDB, the newest all-time peak of 25,333,066 was clocked simply over an hour in the past, at time of writing. This topples the earlier depend of 24,776,635, set only a couple of weeks ago. Obviously, everybody’s been taking part in a variety of videogames over the vacation interval. The concurrent consumer depend has been edging ever larger since lockdowns grew to become widespread in March and April, outdoing the report over and over for several weeks.

Among the video games contributing to this, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stays prime of the pile, internet hosting over a million gamers by itself. Dota 2 and PUBG are doing their half too, the MOBA and battle royale game bringing in a mixed million of their peaks immediately. Cyberpunk 2077’s hanging in there at over 200,000, having come down significantly from its record-breaking launch. Grand Theft Auto V and Rainbow Six Siege observe within the prime ten, every boasting over 100,000.

Stardew Valley got here near cracking the 100,000 mark itself this week, the 1.5 update bringing in gamers new and outdated to the farming sport. The Fight Night Collection event beginning subsequent week for Apex Legends could properly push that in the direction of a report of some form or type, too.

If you’re trying for a cause to get onto Valve’s retailer, the Steam winter sale is still running for a few more days. Our GOTY 2020 list has you lined for the newest and very best video games on supply.