Windows 10 Who? Windows 7 Records Huge Increase Among Gamers

New data provided by Valve for its Steam gaming platform shows that while Windows 10 is indeed the number one choice for its users, Windows 7 is the one that’s growing faster.

While this could be worrying for Microsoft given that an important share of Steam users stick with Windows 7 to play their favorite games, Valve shows that Windows 10 gained 0.44 percent last month for the 64-bit version to eventually reach 50.03 percent.

On the other hand, the 32-bit version of Windows 10 declined 0.27 percent to 0.63 percent, so overall the latest version of Windows is currently powering 50.66 percent of the computers where Steam is installed.

All the other Windows versions dropped during the month of August, and the biggest decline was experienced by the 32-bit Windows 7, which went down 0.96 percent to 3.12 percent.

Overall, Windows continues to be the leading desktop operating system for playing games on Steam with 96.30 percent, up 0.18 percent from the previous month… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.