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Steam Crosses 125 Million Active Accounts, VR Hardware to be Revealed At GDC

Over the years Steam has become the biggest PC gaming platform around the world and has seen rapid growth. The platform has now achieved a new milestone by going past 125 million active user accounts.

The news was announced in a press release by Valve:

GDC 2015 will mark the 13th anniversary of Valve’s first public announcement of Steam, which has since become the leading platform for PC, Mac, and Linux games and software.

In the last year, Steam added new services and features – including In-Home Streaming, Broadcasting, Music, and user created stores – as it grew to over 125 million active accounts worldwide.

That’s not all, Valve is planning to introduce “a family of new Steam devices” during next week’s GDC 2015 in San Francisco. The new products include Steam Machines with final builds of Steam Controller, new devices for living rooms and most all a new SteamVR system is making its debut.

Developers and publishers who are interested in trying out the new VR hardware can register here.

Steam offers over 4500 video games for PC, Mac, Linux and has over 400 million items of user-generated content. Looking at the popularity of this platform, we can only see it growing even further.

Valve is all set to unveil its own VR hardware soon, do you think the company will be able to compete with the likes of Sony, Oculus and Microsoft in this regard? Let us know in the comments section below.