Recent numbers released by Steam show a steady 30% rise in active accounts, bringing its total amount to 65m active users.
This number overshadows Microsoft where Xbox Live only boasts 48m members; Sony's PlayStation Network takes the lead with 110m accounts however, its unknown if this number accurately represents active users since one person can create multiple free accounts.
The increase of Steam users may be attributed to the popularity of its free-to-play games with Dota 2 pulling in over 500,000 players and Team Fortress 2 around 68,000.
Kicking consoles and taking numbers
It's apparent there are both pros and cons to PC gaming and console gaming so the debate really is null.
But if you insist on taking sides and numbers mean nothing to you, know that Steam is definitely not out for the count, especially with its foray into living room territory with Valve's Steam Machines, Steam controller and of course the Steam OS.
Look towards January 2014 for more announcements from the company thanks to the upcoming Steam dev days conference in Seattle, which is right after CES 2014 where we also hope to hear more about the hardware.