Millionaire. So we can define the Counter-Strike in 2023, a historic year for the franchise. For the first time in history, the FPS and Valve recorded a peak of more than 1 million players in every month of the year until November.

According to data taken from the Steam Charts website, in every month the peak number of players was greater than 1 million, with November, with a peak of 1,161,043, being the month with the lowest number; on the other hand, May was the most popular month with a peak of 1,802,853 players.

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As the month of December is at the beginning, the data has not yet been released. However, the month should also surpass the peak of 1 million, following projections from recent months. Furthermore, in the last 30 days, the peak was over 1.2 million players.

The last time Counter-Strike did not have a peak of more than 1 million players was in July 2022. At the time, just over 928 thousand players were on Valve’s servers at the same time.

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Bruno Martins
published in December 12, 2023


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