Steam Live Player Count

25,901,425 Players Online

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The more popular a game is, the more frequently the number of players online can change as new players start and others end their gaming session. Special announcements by Valve, the game developer, or tournaments by famous players can affect how many people are playing Steam right now.

The number of active players you see above is the closest estimate of how many people are playing Steam all over the world in real-time; this figure is estimated using our Gohost Network Protocol technology, otherwise known as GNP.

Steam Overview

Developer Valve
Release Date 12 September 2003
Registered Users 337 million
Available Platform(s) Windows.

Steam Live Player Count 2024

  • Steam has 62.6 million daily active players with an all-time high of 26.85 million, reached in March 2021.
  • The number of monthly Steam active users is more than 132 million.
  • To date, Steam has more than 337 Million registered users.
  • Steam is most popular in the US with 13.7 million users.

STEAM Monthly Active Players

As of 2024, Steam has around 132 million active monthly users. Unfortunately, there isn’t a publicly available source that precisely tracks Steam’s monthly active users (MAU) over a specific timeframe. Valve, the company behind Steam, doesn’t release this data very frequently.

Countries With The Most Steam Players

Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.

Country Number Of Steam Users
United States 13.7 million
China 11.4 million
Russia 9.5 million
Brazil 4.9 million

Steam Key Statistics 2024

  • Steam’s total lifetime revenue is unclear.
  • The age group 20-29 has the largest number of Steam players.
  • When it comes to total sales, big franchises like Grand Theft Auto V or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) are likely contenders, but official lifetime sales data isn’t readily available from Steam.
  • Over the last few years, Steam generated revenue equal to $10 billion in 2021 and $8.56 billion in 2023.

Steam Player Demographics

Steam player demographics for age and gender can be found below:

Age Distribution 2024: What Age Mostly Plays Steam?

Steam is most popular among players in the age group 20–29, with a total of 43% of players.

However, there is no screening when it comes to Steam registrations, so no one can determine an actual value for Steam age distribution.

Age Group Percentage of Steam users
<19 8%
20-29 43%
30-39 32%
40-49 15%
55+ 7%

Steam Gender Demographics 2024

According to our research, 70% of Steam players are male and 30% are female.

Male Players 70%
Female Player 30%

Steam Twitch Stats

Twitch, being a major platform for Steam players, has seen a considerable number of streamers and viewers over the last few years.

Hours Watched 4227
Peak Viewers 108
Average Viewers 4.1K
Live Views 15971
Airtime 3h 25m

Steam has 10.6K followers and 4.6K viewers on Twitch as of 2024.

The top 3 Steam videos based on views are:

  1. Valve’s Channel Trailer with 4.6K views
  2. Steam Next Fest – February 2024 Edition, with 4.1K views
  3. Valve’s Channel Trailer with 3.5K views

Steam Top Streamers 2024

Jynxzi is the top Steam streamer of 2024 in the Steam global rankings. KaiCenat is the second most popular streamer, followed by PGL.

Channel Name Hours Watched Peak Viewers Average Viewers
Jynxzi 10.6M 202,569 100,247
KaiCenat 12.8M 348,593 72,633
PGL 9.87M 649,414 91,479
Tarik 8.22M 290,829 52,278
Michou 2.11M 403,010 94,430


Is Steam Down?

Currently, Steam is up and running.

How Many PUBG Players Are Male?

For PUBG 70% of players are male, while 30% are female as of 2024.

Is Steam Cross Platform?

Unfortunately, steam is exclusive to Windows.

What Is The Release Date Of Steam?

Steam was released on September 12, 2003. Steam is now available globally.

Valve’s Channel Trailer with 4.6K views