Steam Tops a Record 8.46 Million Concurrent Users to Kick Off 2015

Steam Tops a Record 8.46 Million Concurrent Users to Kick Off 2015

Steam’s user base has only gone up and up in recent years thanks to the service’s vast number of titles and infamous sales filled with good deals, and following a record-breaking summer for users in Summer 2014, the New Year has also brought a brand new record for the online gaming service.

On January 1st, Steam’s online service hit a new record of 8, 466, 441 concurrent users around 11:30am PT/2:30pm ET, setting a new milestone for Steam since hitting 8 million users during last year’s Summer Sale, with the record this time hitting at the tail end of the nearly-ending Holiday Sale.

With titles such as Counter-Strike: Global OffensiveTeam Fortress 2The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and more leading the list of the service’s most-played titles, it’s only a matter of time until the next record is broken leading into 2015.