Steam tops 30 million user mark


Valve says they now have more than 30 million Steam accounts, with a 178 percent increase in user growth over the past 12 months.

Further numbers indicate that over 6 million "unique gamers" use Steam every day. This trend has led to Steam sales increasing by 200 percent over the past year.

"To meet this demand, the Steam infrastructure has been increased and now has ability to run at 400Gps, enough bandwidth to ship a digitized version of the Oxford English Dictionary 92.6 times per second," explained Valve.

Surely this is fantastic news for Valve. How about one of those awesome Steam sales in celebration of the new milestone?



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Author: Anthony LaBella View all posts by
My first experience playing a video game blew me away. The fact that Super Metroid was that game certainly helped. So I like to think Samus put me on the path to video games. Well, I guess my parents buying the SNES had a little something to do with it. Ever since then my passion for video games has grown. When I found that I could put words together into a coherent sentence, videogame journalism was a natural interest. Now I spend a large majority of my time either playing video games or writing about them, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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