4207 – that many games came out on Steam for 2016 has not yet ended the year. Such information shared analytical service SteamSpy referring to your own data. This is almost 40% of the total number of projects submitted in a digital distribution company Valve! For comparison, last year in Steam games added in 2964, in 2014 – 1772, and in 2013 – only 565.

It should be noted that the statistics presented below includes only the game. Things like add-ons, movies, soundtracks, and programs were excluded from SteamSpy schedule. This statistics shows data since 2005, when Valve allowed to sell in his service games from third-party companies. Noticeable growth rates observed from the catalog of 2012. This is due to the appearance on the trading floor systems Steam Greenlight, by which any game can get into the service catalog, if it voted for a sufficient number of gamers.

Despite the abundance of game releases, many Steam users upset by the fact that a large number of new products can not boast of good quality. In defense Valve is to say that she regularly takes steps to organize the service of space: two years ago she introduced mentoring system in 2015 added personal recommendations and changed the user agreement is for the “proplachennyh ‘reviews and last month updated design, so that users can better filter shown in him the game.