Looks like Steam hit a new record for concurrent users

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Incredible. Do you think DOTA2 will get to 1mill concurrent users?

Has any other game achieved that? When WoW had 12 mill subscribers, does anyone know what their concurrent users where?
 

Myggen

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It blows my mind how popular Skyrim still is. The longevity of that game has been absolutely incredible, especially for a SP game. Long live the modding scene, I guess.
 

ashecitism

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Incredible. Do you think DOTA2 will get to 1mill concurrent users?

Has any other game achieved that? When WoW had 12 mill subscribers, does anyone know what their concurrent users where?
I don't know WoW's numbers, but LoL had 7.5m last time I read about it. Aka as much as Steam's overall concurrent numbers.

And yes, Dota should reach 1m, though it hasn't grown a lot in this year. Maybe once custom modes are out.
 

Sanjay

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Its insane how CS GO has turned around from a poor launch to massive success it is now and Dota 2 nearly at 1 million!
 

epmode

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BTW, new installations of Steam no longer start with Windows by default. That option has to be turned on manually.
 

HariKari

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Its insane how CS GO has turned around from a poor launch to massive success it is now and Dota 2 nearly at 1 million!
All it took was adding shiny collectible/tradable shit to the game. That, and fixing some other issues. Valve has got this economy stuff figured out. I think it's safe to assume that HL3 will ship with multiplayer, and some version of an economy. Wonder what it will look like? Gold crowbars?

What's more impressive than CS:GO, for me, is TF2 still chugging along.
 

ashecitism

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All it took was adding shiny collectible/tradable shit to the game. That, and fixing some other issues. Valve has got this economy stuff figured out. I think it's safe to assume that HL3 will ship with multiplayer, and some version of an economy. Wonder what it will look like? Gold crowbars?

What's more impressive than CS:GO, for me, is TF2 still chugging along.
Shiny shit alone can only take you so far, as proven by TF2. Couple that with eSports and you got something.
 

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Can't imagine how many copies of Skyrim have sold just on the back of the insane mods out there. Really curious if it'll just look like ES6 by the time that launches.
 

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I highly doubt that. Steam is always growing at a pretty steady pace. It's insulting to claim that it only hit a new peak because the consoles weren't working.
It's not insulting. It would have gotten there eventually, but the fact that people couldn't play online on their consoles is definitely a factor. It's not an insult, it's a possible explanation.
 

orava

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It's not insulting. It would have gotten there eventually, but the fact that people couldn't play online on their consoles is definitely a factor. It's not an insult, it's a possible explanation.
This happens every year. Why would it suddenly be because of the console problems?