The Power of Steam in Numbers - SteamDB Analysis
Paul Wozniak, 25 January 2020, 22:24
The creators of SteamDB scanned the account IDs on Steam, so that we can, among other things, find out how many fully registered users are on the platform currently. The data also shows the number of currently active profiles or accounts opened in a specific year.
GDC - More Than Half of Currently Developed Games are Designed For PC
Frozen, 25 January 2020, 21:25
Game Developers Conference organizers conducted a survey among game devs, from which we can learn many interesting things about current trends in the industry, e.g. what percentage of developers prepares projects for PS5 and new Xbox.
Good Visuals and Quick Loading - What Gamers Want According to GameTrack
Bart Swiatek, 23 January 2020, 23:35
The results of the GameTrack survey conducted by ISFE and Ipsos MORI indicate that gamers are most interested in nice graphics and quick loading of games. Much less excitement is aroused by features such as streaming, portable modes and VR.
Steam Hardware Survey - Chinese is Now Top Language, AMD Drops Pace
Jiker, 08 January 2020, 12:23
According to the latest Steam hardware survey, the most popular language on Valve's platform in December was Chinese. After a few months of growth, AMD has lost some momentum - both in CPU and GPU categories.
Dota Underlords has Lost 90% of Players; Dota 2 in Retreat
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 January 2020, 19:15
Dota records a rather poor launch into 2020. In the last 30 days, Dota 2 has recorded the lowest number of people in the game in over six years. That said, only a fraction of the more than 200,000 players who checked Dota Underworlds at launch are playing it now.
Most Popular Games on Steam in 2019
Konrad Serafinski, 28 December 2019, 17:42
Valve presented a list of the most popular games among Steam users in 2019. Among other things, we have learned about the most profitable productions, as well as the ones that have achieved the best debut.
Number of Witcher Players Grows After the Premiere of Netflix's Show
Adrian Werner, 23 December 2019, 14:12
Thanks to the premiere of The Witcher from Netflix, the number of players of CD Projekt RED's RPG trilogy has increased significantly on Steam.
Video Game Industry in 2019 - Fortnite, Cyberpunk 2077 and Minecraft
Bart Swiatek, 20 December 2019, 12:48
Journalists of Gamesindustry.biz prepared an extensive infographic, which presents the most important details about the video game market in 2019. The biggest winners include Fortnite, Cyberpunk 2077 and Minecraft.
70,000 Players in Titanfall 2 on PS4 and the Number is Growing
Konrad Serafinski, 08 December 2019, 21:44
Adding Titanfall 2 to PS Plus offer was a great decision. The game, which seemed to be deserted on PS4, can boast tens of thousands of players. And the number grows day by day.
Steam Hardware Survey - More and More Players Own AMD CPU
Bart Swiatek, 03 December 2019, 20:32
Valve has published another edition of Steam's hardware and software survey. In November, AMD increased its market share for both CPUs and graphics cards.
CS:GO Renaissance is Here; Hard Times for Dota 2
Paul Wozniak, 27 November 2019, 16:32
The average number of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players has grown to over 400,000 in recent months. This is the highest score this year and one of the best in the history of the game. Whereas Dota 2 is doing worse and worse - for the first time since January 2014 the average number of players was below 400 thousand.
NFS Heat Attracts More Players Than Any Other NFS Game in Years
Agnes Adamus, 18 November 2019, 21:52
Need for Speed: Heat has been a great success for Electronic Arts. In the first week after its release, the latest installment of the popular racing game series has gathered more players than any other part released for this generation of consoles.
Call of Duty: Mobile Still Beats Popularity Records
Paul Wozniak, 11 November 2019, 22:28
The first month after the launch of Call of Duty: Mobile was a great success. The title was downloaded 148 million times. Thus, the game easily outperformed the results of such mobile shooters as Fortnite or PUBG.
4K Users Remain Few and Far Between - Steam's October Survey
Milosz Szubert, 06 November 2019, 15:17
Valve has published the results of its October Steam survey. According to the company, the number of users of Windows 10, Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU is constantly growing. Interestingly, people using 4K resolution are still rare.
Xbox Game Pass is Good for Microsoft - Subscribers Buy More Games
Agnes Adamus, 18 October 2019, 21:09
Xbox Game Pass turned out to be a hit for Microsoft. As [email protected] boss Agostino Simonetta informs, subscription holders are more willing to buy games.
Destiny 2 With a Very Successful Steam Debut
Adrian Werner, 03 October 2019, 13:56
Destiny 2's PC launch in free-to-play model was a great success. On the first day, the Steam activity record exceeded 225,000 users playing at the same time.
TFT has Dozens of Millions of Players and Numbers Go Up
Paul Wozniak, 26 September 2019, 12:08
In an official news release, Riot Games has announced the upcoming changes to Teamfight Tactics. We learned that the improvements introduced in patch 9.19 are the last in this set of heroes. The creators also boasted the current number of active players.
Fortnite Losing Popularity on Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 17 September 2019, 14:42
According to the report presented by TheGamer, Fortnite's popularity on Twitch is constantly declining. This is mainly due to Ninja's move to a competitive platform and Tfue's announcement that he is taking a break from streaming.
Record-breaking Gears 5 - Microsoft's Biggest Launch of Current Gen
Agnes Adamus, 16 September 2019, 23:01
Microsoft has reasons to be satisfied. Gears 5, the latest installment in the popular science fiction shooter series, scored the best start of all titles released by the American giant for this generation of consoles.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Borderlands 3 - Visual Comparison and Technical Issues
Adrian Werner, 15 September 2019, 19:47
A video has been released online offering a visual comparison between Borderlands 3 on Xbox One X and PlayStation 4. The PC version, on the other hand, is struggling with technical issues, but remains popular throughout the board, breaking the activity record of Borderlands 2 twice.
AMD Gains in August Steam Survey
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 September 2019, 15:00
Valve has published the results of its August hardware survey on Steam. In the past month, AMD increased its market share both in the CPU market and in the graphics cards segment.
More Than Half of PC Users are Already Using Windows 10
Paul Wozniak, 05 September 2019, 17:50
According to the latest data, more than half of all PC users are already using Windows 10. Compared to the previous month, this is a 2% increase.
Pokemon Masters With the Second Best Mobile Debut in History
Adrian Werner, 04 September 2019, 16:27
The launch of Pokemon Masters was a great success. The app has been downloaded more than ten million times in four days. Only one mobile game can boast a better result.
Chrome Extensions are a Failure? Very Limited Numbers of Installations
Barth Faryna, 06 August 2019, 12:34
Chrome Browser Extensions are great and useful tools that can be very helpful in many situations. At least that's what sounds like in theory. Practice shows that most of them do not have many applications and almost nobody uses them.
Almost Half of PCs on the Market Use Windows 10
Frozen, 02 August 2019, 16:27
Microsoft has reasons to be satisfied. According to the latest data, the share of Windows 10 among the operating systems available on the market is almost 50%.
Xbox Sales in Decline - Microsoft's Financial Report
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 July 2019, 21:20
The Xbox One console is selling worse and worse. This is what Microsoft's latest financial report says. Nevertheless, the company cannot complain about profits earned in the previous fiscal year.
Microsoft Word Installed on a Billion Android Devices
Barth Faryna, 16 July 2019, 12:38
The mobile version of Microsoft Word, designed for Android devices, has reached another milestone. The application has recently exceeded the threshold of one billion installations.
Twitch Loses Popularity, but Remains the King of Streaming Platforms
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 July 2019, 23:49
Streamlabs has published a report on the health of game streaming platforms. Twitch remained the undisputed market leader in the second quarter, but fared off slightly worse than in the previous months.
9 Million Users Spend More Than 3 Hours a Day in Candy Crush Saga
Frozen, 01 July 2019, 17:58
According to King's senior vice president, more than 9 million players spend between three and six hours a day playing free-to-play title Candy Crush Saga. However, the studio representative assures that the production does not have addictive properties.
More Than One Million People Still Play Age of Empires
Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2019, 10:10
Adam Isgreen, creative director responsible for the Age of Empires series, said in a statement for PCGamesN that more than one million people play the games from the series every month.
Google Chrome for Android Installed 5 Billion Times
Bart Swiatek, 28 June 2019, 11:14
The Android version of Google Chrome has already been installed more than 5 billion times. The source of the information is the application card in the Google Play store.
Teamfight Tactics Conquers Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 19 June 2019, 11:09
Teamfight Tactics, the new mode of League of Legends, was released yesterday on a test server. Since then it has conquered Twitch, beating such productions as Fortnite and GTA 5 in terms of audience numbers.
Xbox and Cyberpunk 2077 are the Hottest Topics of E3 2019
Frozen, 18 June 2019, 15:18
According to the ICO Partners report, during this year's E3 fair, the world's media devoted the most attention to CD Projekt RED's Cyberpunk 2077 and the Xbox brand. Interestingly, Sony, despite not hosting a conference of its own, also could not complain about the lack of interest during the event.
Fortnite - Pro-Am Tournament Popularity Dropped Dramatically
Agnes Adamus, 18 June 2019, 00:42
The Pro-Am 2018 has been the most successful in terms of audience success in the history of Fortnite streams. However, this trend has not been sustained and the popularity of the charity tournament this year has dropped dramatically. Compared to the previous edition of the event, the audience decreased by 72%.
400 Million Downloads of PUBG Mobile; Player Count Remains Impressive
Adrian Werner, 14 June 2019, 16:19
Tencent boasts the huge popularity of PUBG Mobile. The number of downloads exceeded 400 million and the title is played by 50 million gamers each day. This success is all the more impressive as then production has been removed from distribution in China.
Sea of Thieves Comes Back to Life With 8 Million Players
Paul Wozniak, 13 June 2019, 15:00
Since the big update at the end of April, 2 million new users have joined Sea of Thieves. At the moment the game has more than 8 million players.
Sales and Update of Dead Cells and Success of Dauntless
Milosz Szubert, 24 May 2019, 18:09
Today we are writing about the sales and update of Dead Cells and the success of Dauntless, action RPG distributed in the free-to-play model. Welcome to your daily batch of short news from the world.
Newzoo Analysts Have Divided Gamers Into Archetypes
Frozen, 16 May 2019, 15:34
Analytics company Newzoo believes that the division of gamers into hardcore and casual is outdated. The company is proposing a new classification, in which eight types of people are distinguished.
More Than 1 Million Users Play Borderlands 2 Per Month
Konrad Serafinski, 14 May 2019, 13:02
Take-Two Interactive's financial report shows that the entire Borderlands series has sold in 43 million copies. The company also boasted that the second major installment of the franchise still attracts more than one million players a month.
825 Million Devices With Windows 10
ElMundo, 13 May 2019, 12:49
Microsoft is slowly approaching the threshold of one billion active Windows 10 devices, predicted a few years ago. According to documents published by the company, the current number of devices using Windows 10 is 825 million.
More Windows 7 Users Than Windows 10 On Steam
ElMundo, 03 May 2019, 10:56
Steam has just published a traditional monthly hardware survey, this time summarizing the preferences of platform's users in April. Noteworthy is the increase in the number of PC owners with Windows 7.
Frostpunk is One Year Old. Devs Boast Great Sales
Frozen, 24 April 2019, 21:52
Frostpunk's celebrating its first birthday. On this occasion, the devs from 11 bit studios prepared an anniversary infographic, presenting the most interesting statistics on the game.
Sekiro Shadows Die Twice a Big Commercial Success
Christian Pieniazek, 12 April 2019, 00:24
Activision shared the sales results of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It turns out that FromSoftware delivered not only an artistic, but also a commercial hit.
Fortnite Boosts Video Game Sales Among Teenagers
Milosz Szubert, 10 April 2019, 22:59
Piper Jaffray published its usual semi-annual report about teenager spendings in the USA. According to the company, young males spend as much as 14% of their income on video games. Most of this thanks to Fortnite.
Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Reached 15m Views
Adrian Werner, 08 April 2019, 17:29
The 48-minute presentation of the Cyberpunk 2077 game has already been viewed more than 15 million times. The material is more popular than a similar gameplay from Red Dead Redemption 2.
AMD Drivers 19.4.1, Persona 5 S and Humble Monthly Stat
Milosz Szubert, 02 April 2019, 23:22
Here are today's topics: new drivers from AMD, the number of Humble Monthly subscribers and the mysterious Persona 5 S project's teaser site. Here's your daily batch of short news from the world.
Battle Royale Games Boost Sales of High-Speed Internet
Milosz Szubert, 26 March 2019, 16:46
Due to the increasing popularity of online games such as Fortnite, 31% of homesteads in Great Britain have decided to upgrade their Internet speed. The data was published by MoneySuperMarket.
Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Conquers Steam
Adrian Werner, 26 March 2019, 15:24
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has conquered the hearts of PC gamers. So far the game has had a better Steam debut than hits such as Resident Evil 2 or even Devil May Cry 5. FromSoftware's game is now fourth in Steam's list of most popular titles.
Warframe Celebrates 6th Anniversary With 50 Million Users
Frozen, 26 March 2019, 11:40
Warframe, the free-to-play online shooter from Digital Extremes, is celebrating its sixth anniversary. On the occasion, the developers have prepared some gifts for the users and provided a number of interesting stats.