Halo: Reach Arrives, Is Now One of the Top Ten Most Played Games on Steam

With Halo: Reach landing on PC yesterday, Steam statistics show that The Masterchief Collection quickly became Steam's top ten games.

Yesterday saw the arrival of Halo: Reach for The Master Chief Collection. It landed on both Xbox One and PC. Kotaku reported yesterday that on Steam, The Master Chief Collection quickly shot up the charts on Steam’s most-played games.

According to the Steam Game Statistics, the game had over 100,000 concurrent players at one point which has ensured the game joins the top ten most-played games list. At the current time of writing this, the peak of players today alone sits at 161,024 with over 55,000 playing right now. It’s a grand achievement with Halo: Reach marking the first game in the series to land on PC and Steam.

Of course, other games such as Halo: Wars and Halo: Spartan Strike have been available on Steam for a good few years now. 343 Industries will, however, be pushing out more titles with Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3: ODST, and more still to come throughout 2020.

Kotaku reported that at the time of writing, the game was the most-played game that wasn’t made by Valve. and sat in third place with 139,997 users playing, with DOTA and CS:GO. The Master Chief Collection now currently sits alongside PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and even Bungie developed, Destiny 2. Halo: Reach was the last Halo title that Bungie worked on.

The Master Chief Collection is now available on PC and Xbox One.

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Ben Bayliss

Based in the UK and adores venturing through FPS horrors and taking photos in pretty much anything with a functioning photo mode. Also likes car games.

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