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 https://steamcommunity.com/id/anneashley/. 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. Statista.com 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

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

    2022.08.16 - It's CS:GO's 10th birthday, and we're celebrating with stickers, maps, and cupcakes! 10 Year Birthday Sticker Capsule The community pulled together for the 10th anniversary sticker competition, and the results speak for themselves-the 10 Year Birthday Sticker Capsule contains over 60 community submitted designs, including an all new animated 'Lenticular' quality.

  • 2. Lost Arc

    Lost Ark - Free to Play MMO Action RPG

    Inferno Mode is all about proving you're the among the best of the best in Arkesia, and earning the accompanying prestige. We partnered with veteran Lost Ark raiders Saintone, ATK, and EndieM8 to provide tips, tricks, and other advice for groups looking to rise to the challenge.

  • 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.

  • 4. PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS

    PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS on Steam

    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

    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

    Rust

    The official Rust companion app - stay connected to the game so you never miss an important moment again. Coordinate with your team, receive alerts when you're being raided, remotely set off traps, and more!

  • 9. Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2

    TF2 Fight Songs Album is Getting a Free Expansion Pack People always talk about what a great musician Mozart was. But you know who never updated any of his albums with free music? Go ahead, guess. Did you guess Team Fortress 2? Bzzt. Wrong.

  • 10. Destiny 2

    Bungie.net

    Bungie.net is the Internet home for Bungie, the developer of Destiny, Halo, Myth, Oni, and Marathon, and the only place with official Bungie info straight from the developers.

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