CS:GO Creates a New Record by Achieving a Peak of more than 1.25 Million Concurrent Players

Aditya Singh Rawat
10/Apr/2020 10:06 pm

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  • CS:GO creates a new record by achieving a peak of 1,251,665 concurrent players.

  • The game has witnessed consistent growth since November 2019.

  • CS:GO is roughly 41,000 short of beating Dota 2's all-time peak of 1,291,328.

There is nothing that can slow down CS:GO’s growth, as the game has once again managed to make a new record by registering a peak of 1,251,665 concurrent players. This has also resulted in a spike in the game’s average concurrent userbase which currently stands at a record 755,396.4 players.

Not only this but CS:GO has also managed to gain 84,363.2 unique players in the last 30 days, witnessing a gain of 12.57%. Despite the recent update which witnessed the departure of Operation Shattered Web, the CS:GO player base seems to be unaffected as more users keep logging in to play the game.

Ever since November 2018 CS:GO has held an upwards trajectory, as the game has grown leaps and bounds from a peak of mere 750,000+ concurrent users to now standing at a peak of more than 1,250,000 players.

CS:GO's Growth Since November 2019

While many predicted the game’s userbase to take a hit with the discontinuation of the Operation along with the release of VALORANT’s closed beta, the situation seems to be completely opposite of that, as the game currently stands roughly 41,000 short of beating Dota 2’s all-time peak of 1,291,328.

Dota 2's All-Time Peak was Achieved in March 2016

Along with CS:GO performing this well, even Steam is enjoying record-breaking users on its platform. As it crossed more than 24.5 million concurrent users to create a new record on 5th April. Let’s see how long before CS:GO is able to beat Dota 2’s all-time peak, probably even crossing the 1.3 million mark along with it.


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Aditya Singh Rawat is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.