Steam and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive once again this week broke peak concurrent player records.
Earlier this week
Steam hit 20,313,476 concurrent users and CSGO hit 1,024,845 concurrent players.
Yesterday, Steam broke that record with 21,360,226 concurrent users, and CSGO hit 1,060,189 concurrent players (thanks,
As of press time, current players of
and today's peak hit
besting yesterday's figures.
Total concurrent users on
right now come in at
and peaked earlier today at
-- once again, breaking yesterday's figures.
It's thought self-isolation and various business closures due to COVID-19 may have something to do with the large figures, what with folks staying at home and all.
But there's also the
Steam Game Festival
going on, which features over 40 game demos available until March 23. Plus, there are
some free games available at present
, one of which is Tomb Raider.