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Xbox Controllers Still Reign Supreme on Steam

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The gaming world sees an increase in controller usage, with Xbox's gamepad taking the lion's share.

In a recent data report from Valve, it appears that the daily use of controllers has seen an appreciable increase since 2018. Back then, the overall percentage stood at a modest 5%, but today it's risen to 15%, indicating a threefold growth in popularity among gamers.

Diving deeper into the statistics, it's clear to see one brand has a firm grip on the Steam user base. A whopping 59% of these gaming sessions utilize Xbox gamepads, far outstripping any competitors. PlayStation controllers come in a distant second with 26% of the share. Stepping into the arena more recently, the Steam Deck currently accounts for around 10% of controller usage.

For more detailed statistics, gamers can visit the Valve news forum through this link.

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