Steam still at 50 million users, 500,000 use Big Picture
Valve's digital platform continues to grow
At the London Games Conference 2012, Sega vice president of digital distribution John Clark reiterated Steam's 50 million user milestone, with 5 million users playing concurrently. Valve announced that it had 50 million users in a video released during the launch of Big Picture mode. Clark added that the beta for Big Picture mode has 500,000 subscribers.
Clark also revealed that Steam Workshop has over 300,000 items and 106 million community contributions.
Electronic Arts announced that its competing service, Origin, had 30 million users during an investors call at the end of last month.