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Old January 6, 2012, 11:36 AM
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Default Steam Closes 2011 with 100% Sales Growth, 5 Million Simultaneous Users

Valve today announced the 2011 growth data for Steam, a leading platform for PC & Mac games and digital entertainment. During 2011 the platform grew to offer over 1,800 games to over 40 million accounts. Year-over-year unit sales increased by more than 100% for the seventh straight year, and during the 2011 Holiday Sale Steamís simultaneous user number eclipsed the 5 million player mark.

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Old January 6, 2012, 11:46 AM
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In other news, Origin still sucks.

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at least one company is well doing this years :)
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it took them a very long time and a lot of work to get to that state. Frankly... it's the best way to deal with games. No more losing cd keys and ruined cd's. Half the games remember my key configs too. I love steam.
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steam is great and should continue growing as long as they keep up with the sales .

and i think the recent dota port helps in increasing users
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I bet more than 50% of those profits come from holiday sales :P
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