Distribution of game releases on Steam 2004-2016, by year

This statistic presents the distribution of games released on Steam between 2004 and 2016, by release year. According to the findings, from 2006 to 2016, there has been a large leap in game releases on Valve’s gaming platform Steam. In 2006, the total distribution accounted for around one percent, while in 2014 that value entered the double digit range, with a 16 percent share. Recent data revealed that 38 percent of the total number of games released on the platform in the measured period were made available in 2016.

Distribution of games released on Steam between 2004 and 2016, by release year

Share of games released
201638%
201526%
201416%
20135%
20123%
20113%
20102%
20093%
20082%
20071%
20061%
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Sources

Release date

November 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2004 to 2016

Special properties

excludes DLC, movies, and other types of software; figures only include games

Supplementary notes

Years 2004 and 2005 both had distribution values that were under one percent. 2004* = 0.06% and 2005* = 0.05%. Figures were rounded.

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