Windows 8.1 64-bit Gains Ground on Steam

2014-Aug-02 | Tags: 32vs64SteamOSgamewindows8

Start64!A new round of statistics provided by Valve for its own Steam gaming platform shows that last month Windows 8.1 64-bit adoption has grown and more gamers actually moved to this particular operating system.

At this point, Windows 7 64-bit is the number one operating system on Steam with a share of 48.92 percent, down 0.49 percent, followed by Windows 8.1 64-bit with 17.75 percent, this time up 1.56 percent.

The 32-bit version of Windows 7 is third with 11.68 percent, while Windows 8 64-bit is fourth with 8.25 percent, an increase of 0.24 percent. Windows XP 32-bit and Windows Vista 64-bit come next with 4.69 percent and 1.84 percent, respectively.