Steam Linux Marketshare Ticks Up Higher For September

Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 1 October 2019 at 09:05 PM EDT. 49 Comments
The Steam Linux marketshare measurement for September ticked up slightly and to the highest point we have seen in a a number of months.

Valve is reporting the Steam Linux marketshare for the past coming in at 0.83%. It's still below the 1% threshold that Steam on Linux has been battling for a while, but at least one of the better numbers. In comparison, one year ago the September 2018 numbers were at around 0.71%.

The 0.83% September marketshare for Linux gamers is a 0.03% over August. Month by month there's been small but steady increases since last year's roll out of Steam Play / Proton for allowing now incredible numbers of Windows games to run nicely under Linux thanks to their Wine-based integration.

So at this point the overall Steam Linux marketshare is quite small, but at least it's growing with the Steam user-base. All the stats for those interested via
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