Steam Survey Linux Data Updated For September (2016)
Written by Michael Larabel in Valve on 2 October 2016 at 08:19 AM EDT. 21 Comments
VALVE --
The start of a new month means the ritual of looking at the latest Steam survey data. September 2016 brought a small increase to the number of Linux gamers.

For September 2016 the Steam Linux usage increased by +0.11%, or an increase of 0.94% while Windows dropped by 0.33% and macOS increased by 0.25%. The 0.94% metric is still off the close-to-2% Linux numbers when Steam originally launched on Linux but at least higher than it's been the past few months.

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS remains the most popular Linux OS on Steam.

Those wishing to dig through the Steam Survey data can find it all at SteamPowered.com.
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