Linux Appears To Lose Some Gaming Marketshare With Valve's October Stats
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 1 November 2016 at 08:24 PM EDT. 58 Comments
VALVE --
With the start of a new month comes updated figures from Valve about their Steam hardware/software survey statistics.

According to Valve's survey, the Linux market-share decreased by falling 0.04% to an overall market-share of 0.89%. OS X had a market-share of 3.52% and Windows at 95.46%.

Take the numbers from this survey as you wish. All the data can be found via SteamPowered.com.
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