37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners

Ars Technica introduces Steam Gauge, where they go all grognard on the topic of game sales on Valve's service based on publically available data. It's very lengthy and detailed, and draws some interesting conclusions about the most owned games on the service (Dota 2 is number one), most played games on Steam (ditto), and more. Perhaps the most interesting statistic they present is "that about 37 percent of the roughly 781 million games registered to various Steam accounts haven’t even been loaded a single time.
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I like having a number of games I haven't played in my library. It helps for the slow months of gaming when I'm itching for something new to play.
The digital download trend PC gaming has taken has changed the way I buy games now. Unless it's something I must play right away, I wait for new releases to come down in price a few months later and then I'll buy for a hefty discount. I tend to take my time getting to the games I paid next to nothing for.
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