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Free Keys and Donations - Devs of ETS2 Fight the Epidemic

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 April 2020, 23:17

SCS Software boasted the results of #TruckAtHome action. The players have already managed to drive over 460 million kilometers of virtual trucks in Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator. The devs celebrated it by giving free Steam keys to both games and getting involved in the fight against coronavirus.

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord - Success on Steam and Positive Player Reception

Milosz Szubert, 31 March 2020, 19:43

The launch of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord in early access on Steam was a huge success. According to Steamcharts, more than 178,000 people were simultaneously enjoying the title at the hottest momene tof the day. The title is also collecting positive feedback from the community.

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.

Great Start For Doom Eternal - Record Number of Players on Steam

Konrad Serafinski, 21 March 2020, 15:38

Doom Eternal boasts a record number of players on Steam at one time. The result is more than twice as high as the previous one. It is just as good on Twitch.

Call of Duty: Warzone has Already Reached Over 30 Million Players

Paul Wozniak, 20 March 2020, 22:15

We found out that the free battle royale game Call of Duty: Warzone - reached the point of 30 million players just 10 days after the launch.

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.

CoD Warzone Records a Spike in Popularity

Paul Wozniak, 14 March 2020, 18:32

Four days after the launch, Call of Duty: Warzone devs boasted that 15 million players are already playing the game. The game has been a great success, and given the current situation in the world, the result may go much higher.

The Mandalorian Remains the Main Reason For Subscribing to Disney+

Milosz Szubert, 13 March 2020, 13:58

Between November 12, 2019 and February 17, 2020 the most watched TV series among Americans subscribing to both Disney+ and Netflix was the Mandalorian. However, it was the only series available on the former platform to make it to the top ten of the list.

99.9% of Hacked Microsoft Accounts Were Not Properly Secured

Laty, 10 March 2020, 12:26

Microsoft engineers warn against hackers who hack into accounts without multi-step authentication enabled. 1.2 million accounts were attacked un January alone.

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.

Number of Escape from Tarkov Players Continues to Grow

Milosz Szubert, 18 February 2020, 13:55

During a recent dev stream, a representative of Battlestate Games boasted that in the second weekend of February the number of people simultaneously playing the online shooter Escape from Tarkov reached 200 thousand. This is more than Destiny 2 or Monster Hunter: World on Steam.

The Chinese Play Even More Because of the New Coronavirus

Paul Wozniak, 18 February 2020, 13:44

The coronavirus epidemic in China has caused the Chinese to spend their extra free time playing video games with friends. The mobile game Honor of Kings has broken its average activity record per day, and several titles on the Douyu streaming platform are twice as popular as a year ago.

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.

Wolcen is Back Online, Becoming a Great Success on Steam

Adrian Werner, 17 February 2020, 12:00

Last week's action RPG Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem turned out to be a great success. Estimated sales are nearly 900,000 copies, and the game has set an impressive record of activity on Steam.

Gran Turismo Sport Has 8.2 Million Users and Billion Completed Races

Paul Wozniak, 15 February 2020, 22:47

Kazunori Yamauchi, the dev of the Gran Turismo game series, revealed during the GT Sport World Tour that the latest installment of the series, GT Sport, has already acquired 8.2 million users. The players have spent more than 303 million hours in the game and completed a billion races.

PUBG Mobile Remains Most Profitable Mobile Game for Five Months Straight

Paul Wozniak, 11 February 2020, 14:50

Sensor Tower provided data, according to which PUBG Mobile was the most profitable mobile production on the market for the fifth month in a row. The title with the highest number of downloads in January was Johnny Trigger.

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.

Escape from Tarkov Still Leads Among Twitch Games

Paul Wozniak, 03 February 2020, 13:27

Despite the end of the advertisement campaign of Escape from Tarkov on Twitch, the game is still among the most popular titles on the platform. In January, it was the third most popular category and recorded a two-percent increase.

Steam Sets New Record of Active Users

Paul Wozniak, 03 February 2020, 13:04

A two-year-old record of active users on Steam was broken yesterday. SteamDB informed that currently the best result is about 18.8 million. Of this, however, only 5.8 million accounts were actually playing.

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

Peter Doron, 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.