With the spread of the coronavirus around the world in March, quarantine decisions have been made in many countries. During the quarantine process, many people had to provide for their needs at home instead of going to school and work. The number of users in the TV series, movie and game services has also increased as people stay at home longer. So how was the number of Steam users affected by this quarantine process? Details are in our news.
A second quarantine process has been planned and spoken in many countries. Some countries, such as France and England, have already made quarantine decisions.
The number of Steam users has increased during the quarantine period
Due to the corona virus, many countries decided to go into quarantine for a while in March. With the spread of the virus, habits around the world varied, while the time we spent at home increased. Steam, which had about 20 million direct users prior to March, saw 25 million users with the start of the quarantine process. One of the reasons for the increase to March is seen as the quarantine decision taken in China.
By August 20 million users fell, after August the number of Steam users has increased again. With the increase in the number of countries worldwide making a second quarantine decision, the number of users is expected to increase.
Data usage has also increased significantly with the increase in the number of users. The most used bandwidth belongs to the Asian continent with 3.8 Tbps. The continent of Europe comes after Asia with 3 Tbps, while the continent of America is third with 2.5 Tbps.