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Article: Steam breaks records

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    So many different platforms have tried to knock Steam off it's perch at the top. I remember Electronic Arts predicting that their new service would shut Steam down. Many have tried but Steam marches on.
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    #3
    Interesting article, I didn't realise how many concurrent users they'd had. I wonder if that's users actually playing games or if that's simply online users.

    ....and how many games make up your collection?
    Can we not talk about this?
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    To be honest, I've got only three games: Star Trek: The Videogame, Jurassic World: Evolution and Lego Jurassic World 😃
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    Can we not talk about this?
    Nope, let us talk as I only have 95 titles in mine and I'm acutely aware of the fact that I'm barely qualified as small time with that number.
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    A friend of mine gifted me two new games on Steam, however I haven’t activate then by now Smile
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    #7
    Quite an interesting article, Steam continues to amaze me at how it is continuing to grow. Truthfully, I've only used Steam for the past two years, I had no idea it had grown that much.
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    #8
    Hello there,

    thank you for this very interesting article. I didn´t know about all these records nor did I know that so many players are using Steam. Although, I could have come to this conclusion because in my opinion Steam is THE gaming-platform, the reference, the ne plus ultra.

    In his post Silek mentioned other platforms that tried or still try to conquer the throne Steam is currently sitting on. Just take a look at EA's Origin. It`s fine if you want to play FIFA, Battlefield or Need for Speed..., but for everything else you use Steam because it has lots more to offer. What is more I think it is a nuisance that sometimes you have to install a new platform in order to play a certain game.

    It`s a bit like messaging apps that we use on our phones. There might be many, there might be good ones, even better ones, but who or what is the top dog? It´s WhatsApp. Will this change in the (near) future? I don´t know to be honest, but I do know that the others will have to climb a huge mountain if they want to succeed.

    How many Steam games do I own? Well, I´ve got 82 in my library, but only a few are installed, e.g. Cities: Skylines, American Truck Simulator and of course Star Trek Online.
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    Nope, let us talk as I only have 95 titles in mine and I'm acutely aware of the fact that I'm barely qualified as small time with that number.
    Fine.
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    That is impressive 🤓🖖
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    I love Steam and wish I could force any digital games I own to only be accessible by Steam. Nice first article Emmy Cool Congrats

    Bedders, that's an insane amount of games, good for you Congrats Tongue Out Smile
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    145 games here. I'll get you Bedders, one day xD
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    Thank you for your feedback, mates 😊
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    200 games for me.
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    To be honest, I've got only three games: Star Trek: The Videogame, Jurassic World: Evolution and Lego Jurassic World 😃
    Can Emmy's Steam account hold more games? You bet Jurassican!

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