Anne Erickson

Gaming girl

I am super late to the party, because I just got on Steam. I’ve been loving Jackbox games, and some of my friends said I should get Steam to play them, so I downloaded the gaming app and made myself Steam official.

If you want to add me on Steam, please do, because I need the Steam cred. I only have a few friends, including the WRIF’s Chuck Bean of NerdRadio, Motor City Riffs and Midnight Metal. You can find me at If you have any gaming advice, please send it my way, too. I don’t even know what device to use for some of these more complex games, but I’m guessing a PC will be fine.

If you’re wondering some fun facts about Steam, the video game digital distribution service and storefront was funded back in 2003. As I said, I’m super late to the party. It’s actually the largest digital distribution platform for PC gaming, according to IHS Screen Digest. Steam also has more than 34,000 games and more than 132 million monthly active users, according to recent data from the service. Oh, and in 2020 alone, Steam added more than 10,000 games. It seems to be a platform that is only growing every year.

Now that I’m a Steam-er (is that even a term?), I decided to look up the most popular games on the app, to see what I should try. I already know I’m going to play Jackbox games, but I might as well switch it up and try something new. has put together a list of the most popular Steam games based on peak concurrent players. I’ve heard of some of these, but not all. Check out the full list below, as well as a link to some information on each game. What’s your favorite Steam game? Add me on the platform and shoot me a message.

  • 1. Counter Strike: Global Offensive

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  • 2. Lost Arc

    The Official Lost Ark Website

    A free-to-play MMO ARPG set in a vast, vibrant world with thrilling fights, endless customization, and endless adventure.

  • 3. Dota 2

    Dota 2

    Every day, millions of players worldwide enter battle as one of over a hundred Dota heroes. And no matter if it's their 10th hour of play or 1,000th, there's always something new to discover. With regular updates that ensure a constant evolution of gameplay, features, and heroes, Dota 2 has taken on a life of its own.



    Play PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS for free. Land on strategic locations, loot weapons and supplies, and survive to become the last team standing across various, diverse Battlegrounds. Squad up and join the Battlegrounds for the original Battle Royale experience that only PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS can offer.

  • 5. Apex Legends

    Apex Legends - The Next Evolution of Hero Shooter - Free to Play

    Apex Legends is a free-to-play hero shooter game where legendary competitors battle for glory, fame, and fortune on the fringes of the Frontier.

  • 6. Elden Ring


    The Golden Order has been broken. Rise, Tarnished, and be guided by grace to brandish the power of the Elden Ring and become an Elden Lord in the Lands Between. In the Lands Between ruled by Queen Marika the Eternal, the Elden Ring, the source of the Erdtree, has been shattered.

  • 7. Grand Theft Auto V

    Grand Theft Auto V - Rockstar Games

    Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online - now upgraded for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S with stunning visuals, faster loading, and more - delivering the action-packed, blockbuster Story Mode adventure and the dynamic, ever-evolving online world of GTA...

  • 8. Rust


    The only aim in Rust is to survive. Everything wants you to die - the island's wildlife and other inhabitants, the environment, other survivors. Do whatever it takes to last another night.

  • 9. Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2

    Attention, Steam Workshop Creators! Steam Workshop Creators, can we have your attention please. The following message is so urgent, so time-sensitive, we made the executive decision to skip TikTok and Twitter entirely and break the glass on the most bleeding-edge communication technology available. Welcome to the future. Welcome... to a "blog-post".

  • 10. Destiny 2

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