Steam in the Shadow of Roblox as User Numbers Soar
Adrian Werner, 29 July 2020, 11:44
The developers of Roblox boasted that the number of monthly users exceeded 150 million. Record-high increases also occur in the case of money paid to players for creating new content.
Super Mario Bros. Copy Sold for $114 Thousand
Conrad Hazi, 12 July 2020, 19:47
Originally packaged copy of Super Mario Bros. was auctioned off for $114 thousand. This beats the record from a year ago, when the same title reached a price just over $100 thousand.
CS:GO - Weapon Skin Sold for Record Price of $100,000
Bart Swiatek, 07 July 2020, 11:07
According to user ohnePixel, a Chinese collector paid 100 thousand dollars for StatTrak M4A4 (Howl) skin for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This is the most expensive item of its kind in history.
Flood in Fortnite Draws Record Audience
Paul Wozniak, 16 June 2020, 15:45
Yesterday, Fortnite hosted an event heralding the upcoming new season of the game, during which a standard storm on the map turned into huge waves of water. The event was watched on streaming services by a record number of spectators.
PS5's Reveal is Now the Most Popular Gaming Stream on YouTube
Agnes Adamus, 13 June 2020, 15:00
The Future of Gaming presentation took place on Thursday. During the presentation the appearance of the PS5 console was revealed. As it turns out, the event met with great interest from the community, and the broadcast from the show itself was the most watched gaming stream in YouTub's history.
Escape from Tarkov - Player Influx After the Big Patch
Adrian Werner, 01 June 2020, 12:17
Battlestate Games boasted of a new activite record in Escape from Tarkov - over 200 thousand people played the game simultaneously.
New Internet Speed Record on Regular Fibre-optic Cable
Smoczy, 26 May 2020, 15:44
Researchers from Australia have managed to reach a connection speed of over 44 Tb/s. Most importantly, not under strict laboratory conditions.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Player Spent 616 Years Behind Bars
Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2020, 13:14
A player decided to break the prison time record in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. With the maximum value of stolen gold, his hero was locked up for 225001 days, or 616 years.
The AC: Valhalla Hype is Real; First Trailer Broke All Ubisoft Records
Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 10:44
Ubisoft boasted record viewing numbers of Assassin's Creed: Valhalla. No game of the aforementioned publisher has ever aroused so much interest so far.
Next Call of Duty On Schedule; Great Success of CoD: Modern Warfare
Adrian Werner, 06 May 2020, 14:05
Activision assured that despite the coronavirus, the next main installment of the Call of Duty series will appear this year. In addition, the company bragged that CoD: Modern Warfare is the fastest selling part of the series.
Half-Life: Alyx Responsible for Record Increase of VR Users
Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2020, 16:46
In April, 950,000 more Steam users used VR goggles than a month before. VR is breaking popularity records on Valve's platform, which is probably related to the recent release of Half-Life: Alyx.
Rapper's Concert in Fortnite Sets New Activity Record
Milosz Szubert, 24 April 2020, 15:57
Last night a new record in the number of logged in players was set in Fortnite. According to Epic, 12.3 million people watched the virtual concert of American rapper Travis Scott organized in the game.
Call of Duty Beaten - New Digital Sales Record for Consoles
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 April 2020, 12:32
The SuperData analytics group published a report on global digital distribution in March. Last month turned out to be exceptionally good for the market, with great results of Doom Eternal, Half-Life: Alyx and Animal Crossing. The latter production broke the first month's digital sales record for console titles, set by Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII.
CS:GO Breaks Dota 2's Historic Activity Record
Paul Wozniak, 19 April 2020, 22:26
Yesterday Counter-Strike: Global Offensive broke another activity record on Steam. Interestingly, at the same time, the game broke the historic result established by Dota 2 in 2016.
Valorant Helped Twitch Break a Record
Paul Wozniak, 08 April 2020, 14:02
Yesterday, Twitch broke a historical record. The launch of Valorant's closed beta tests attracted more than 1.7 million viewers. This was enough for the total number of people watching streams on the platform to exceed 4 million.
Steam Breaks Record For Number of Active Users. Again
Conrad Hazi, 22 March 2020, 14:43
We spend more time at home and apparently play more. This is shown by Steam stats, which continue to show an upward trend so that more records of the number of logged-in users are beaten. More than 22 million users were simultaneously using the application yesterday.
Steam Reaches New Activity Record
Conrad Hazi, 15 March 2020, 13:56
Competition can double and triple, but it seems that Steam's position is still very strong. This is undoubtedly evidenced by the fact that the platform has once again broken its record of simultaneous logged-in users and has come close to 20 million.
Record Viewing Numbers of CS:GO at IEM 2020; NaVi Wins
Paul Wozniak, 02 March 2020, 14:00
Yesterday's final of the CS:GO tournament, held as part of the Intel Extreme Masters 2020 event, attracted a record number of users before the screens. Thus, it is the best result among non-major rank games. This year's tournament was won by NaVi, beating G2.
CS:GO Breaks Another Activity Record on Steam
Paul Wozniak, 01 March 2020, 16:18
According to SteamChart data, the online FPS Counter Strike: Global Offensive beat another Steam activity record yesterday. The current increase in popularity may be caused, among others, by the currently ongoing Intel Extreme Masters tournament in Katowice, which takes place without the participation of the audience.
Developers of Roblox are Now Worth $4 Billion
Adrian Werner, 27 February 2020, 18:58
Thanks to the a round of investments, we learned that the developers of Roblox are already worth $4 billion. In addition, the number users playing the game monthly has increased to 115 million.
Rainbow Six Siege's Activity Record on Steam Comes From Great Support
Bart Swiatek, 24 February 2020, 11:00
After more than four years since its launch, more than 180,000 users played Rainbow Six: Siege simultaneously on Steam alone. The information appeared in a tweet from analyst Benjie Sales, who considers Ubisoft's production to be one of the best examples of post-launch support in the industry.
Netflix's Witcher Remains the Most Popular TV Show in the World
Paul Wozniak, 17 February 2020, 19:52
Thanks to the data presented by Parrot Analytics, we learned that The Witcher series from Neflix is still the most popular TV production in the world. The adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's prose has not dropped from the first place in seven weeks.
CS:GO with Record User Activity on Servers
Konrad Serafinski, 09 February 2020, 22:36
CS:GO boasts a new record of users who have simultaneously played the popular FPS. Data from Steam show that on February 8 about 876 thousand players met on the game's servers.
GTA 5 and RDR 2 are Making Rockstar Proud
Christian Pieniazek, 28 January 2020, 23:34
Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 break sales and popularity records. On this occasion, the developers from Rockstar Games have prepared various bonuses for players, which are waiting to be reclaimed in the multiplayer modes of both of these games.
The Witcher 3 With New Activity Record on Steam
Adrian Werner, 30 December 2019, 11:30
Thanks to the Witcher series from Netflix we have lived to see a real renaissance of RPGs from this franchise. Yesterday, new activity records on Steam were achieved by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and The Witcher: Enhanced Edition.
GTA 5 Breaks the Bank on US Besteller Lists
AS, 28 December 2019, 22:36
For 74 months, Grand Theft Auto 5 hasn't left the top spot of bestseller lists in the US, setting a new record for the longest-running title in the strict TOP 20 of the last decade, beating Minecraft, among other titles in this category. As you can see, the fifth part of the series is still going strong.
Star Citizen Beats Fundraising Record in December
AS, 28 December 2019, 22:17
Star Citizen has crossed another threshold and raised 10 million dollars in December, thus breaking its own record from November. This is the highest number of funds spent by players on the project's development in a single month in its entire history.
450 Million Sold Consoles Land PlayStation a Guinness Record
Michael Kulakowski, 03 December 2019, 23:45
Sony has announced that PlayStation has been included in Guinness World Records as the most popular home console brand in history. More than 450 million PlayStation family systems have been sold in the 25 years of its existence on the market.
Star Citizen Raised Over Quarter Billion Dollars
Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2019, 10:30
Developers at Cloud Imperium Games have reasons to be satisfied. Over 250 million dollars has already been raised for Star Citizen through crowdfunding.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Tops Digital Best-Sellers List
Paul Wozniak, 23 November 2019, 17:59
According to statistics (of October, 2019) presented by SuperData, the latest installment of Call of Duty turned out to be the best-selling digital title among games released in 2019. Also, October was the best month in the history of Apex Legends.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Break Sales Records Despite the Controversy
Paul Wozniak, 21 November 2019, 22:15
According to official data, the latest installments of Pokemon have sold very well in the first week since their release. The games became the fastest growing title in the history of Nintendo Switch console, breaking the record of sales in Japan, among others.
Kojima Beats Two Guinness World Records
Konrad Serafinski, 11 November 2019, 22:26
Hideo Kojima has the highest number of followers on Twitter and Instagram among game directors. Thus, he beats two Guinness World Records at the same time, of which he boasted, of course, through social media.
Fan Intends to Keep on Driving in GTA 5 Until GTA 6 Comes Out
Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2019, 11:29
A fan of the GTA series decided to start a marathon - he will play the fifth installment and drive around San Andreas until the launch of the next part of the series. The project can be followed live on YouTube.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Mentioned in Guinness World Records
Conrad Hazi, 07 September 2019, 20:37
Star Wars Battlefront 2 from Electronic Arts has received a mention in Guinness World Records. All thanks to the comment of one of the publisher's representatives, whose entry defending the microtransaction collected over 683 thousand downvotes on the Reddit.
Winners of Dota 2 The International 2019 Tournament Claim $15 Million
Paul Wozniak, 26 August 2019, 14:51
By defeating Team Liquid in the finals of The International 2019 Dota 2 tournament, OG earned more than $15 million. The players of the winning team went down in history, as they were the only ones to reach for the trophy for the second time.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 - 45 Years to Complete Record Ride
Barth Faryna, 02 August 2019, 21:36
One of the fans of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 decided to do something that seemed impossible a few months ago. He built a ride that takes more than 45 years to complete.
30 Hours Nonstop in League of Legends - Woman Beats Two Guinness Records
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 July 2019, 23:43
Hecaterina „Kinumi Cati” Iglesias spent 30 hours playing in League of Legends. The girl has therefore set two Guinness records for the longest video game session.
Fortnite Has 250 mln Users and Breaks Activity Record
Adrian Werner, 21 March 2019, 21:23
Fortnite has now almost 250 mln registered users. At the same time, the game broke an activity record - more than 10 mln users have played the game at the same time.
AMD Drivers 19.3.1, EVE Online Devs Will Break a Record, and Other News
Milosz Szubert, 07 March 2019, 15:53
Here are today's topics: new graphics drivers from AMD, a large-scale battle prepared by EVE Online devs, and a new IP from the creators of Carmageddon. Here's your daily batch of short news from the world.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is the Best-Rated PS4 Game
Bart Swiatek, 04 March 2019, 11:19
Red Dead Redemption 2, last October's sandbox western from Rockstar Games is now PlayStation 4's best-rated game. The developers have boasted their record in a post on Twitter.
Fortnite Breaks Another Record in Number of Players
Milosz Szubert, 22 February 2019, 14:25
Fortnite is still doing very well. On February 16th, the game registered 7.6 million concurrent players, which is a record number for a day without any event. The result was achieved in spite of the huge popularity of Apex Legends.
A Man Tries to Spend a Whole Week in VR Headgear
Bart Swiatek, 21 February 2019, 16:16
One Jak Willmot is trying to spend a whole week in VR. The self-imposed rules of his challenge prevent him from taking the device off for longer than 30 seconds and only to put on a different set.
Nintendo Switch sets new sale records in US
Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2018, 14:33
During the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, Nintendo beat several sales records in the US. The main driving force was, of course, the Nintendo Switch hybrid console.
FIFA 17 breaks UK sales recods and becomes the fastest-selling FIFA game
luckie, 03 October 2016, 14:19
The British nation loves FIFA 17 – since its release in late September the game has managed to become the fastest-selling installment in the franchise.