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    Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Meanwhile PC and console gaming is putting a strain on Italy's broadband network.
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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    See what the figures look like over the next few weeks with people working from home and the likes, gaming numbers will go up, and we'll see how robust the network infrastructure is

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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    6.4m of whom were actively playing a game
    What were all the rest doing... just downloading updates? Why such a low figure, I wonder.....
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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    What were all the rest doing... just downloading updates? Why such a low figure, I wonder.....
    Steam was probably just running in the background.

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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    So, watching 4k tv is fine, but gaming, those 10kbs omg no way!

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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Isn't this stats a bit misleading? Considering I've got Steam running in the background all the time, if my PC's on, I'll be one of the users online. Probably trying to decide what game to play for an hour or two, then decide to watch a show on Prime or Youtube instead.

    The real stats is the 6.4mil playing... I'd think that's been beaten before!
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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Installed Warzone.
    Played Warzone.
    Uninstalled Warzone.

    1/10 from me (the 1 was for the visuals )

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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    I tried the open beta of COD, so no need to bother with warzone, and watching some gameplay videos did not change that for me.

    Ill wait invane for something simpler.

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    Re: Steam broke its 20m concurrent player record on Sunday

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    I tried the open beta of COD, so no need to bother with warzone, and watching some gameplay videos did not change that for me.

    Ill wait invane for something simpler.
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