Most played games on Steam in 2016, by peak number of concurrent players (in 1,000s)

Most played games on Steam 2016, by peak player count The statistic shows the most played games on Steam in 2016, ranked by peak number of concurrent players. According to the source, DOTA 2 had the highest peak number of players, reaching more than 1.28 million in a single hour.
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Number of players in thousands
DOTA 21,286.62
Counter Strike: Global Offensive845.81
No Man's Sky212.32
XCOM 2132.83
Dark Souls III129.92
Number of players in thousands
DOTA 21,286.62
Counter Strike: Global Offensive845.81
No Man's Sky212.32
XCOM 2132.83
Dark Souls III129.92

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The statistic shows the most played games on Steam in 2016, ranked by peak number of concurrent players. According to the source, DOTA 2 had the highest peak number of players, reaching more than 1.28 million in a single hour.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
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peak number of concurrent players in single hour
Supplementary notes
Figures were rounded.

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