Counter-Strike: Source : Popularity, reviews, price, and Steam data

Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: Source is a game released on Steam on 1 Nov, 2004. The developer of this game is Valve and the publisher is Valve. This article will analyze the number of players, playing time, comments, price and other data of this game on the Steam platform. Tip: The data in the article will be updated regularly. Most of the data we use for Counter-Strike: Source comes from the Steam platform.

Game popularity

According to Steam data, the highest number of concurrent players in Counter-Strike: Source yesterday (April 15, 2024) was 10,864, and the highest number of concurrent players in the past 30 days was 12,745. Historically, the game’s highest concurrent player count was 48,458, which occurred in January 2013. The number of concurrent players means the number of people playing the same game at the same time. If ranked based on the number of players, Counter-Strike: Source is currently ranked #141 on the Steam platform. Statistically, it's a popular game. Most Popular Games Ranking – Steam Tools

Time range Maximum number of concurrent players
2024-04-15 10,864
Last 30 days 12,745
All Time Past 48,458

If you want to see the real-time player count of Counter-Strike: Source on the Steam platform, you can find it at the top of the game's community homepage.

Check the current number of players (real-time):

Game Time

According to Steamspy, the average game time for Counter-Strike: Source is 156.6 hours, which includes data since the game's release. According to, the average game time for Counter-Strike: Source is 122.7 hours. You can combine these two data sources to determine how long players spend playing games. Game time represents the time a player spends playing the game. Something to consider is that online multiplayer games typically have longer playtime than single-player games. You may spend more or less time playing Counter-Strike: Source. Game & Player Time Ranking - Steam Tools

Time range Average play time (hours)
All Time Past 156.6 (Steamspy)
All Time Past 122.7 (Gamalytic)

Country distribution

Players of Counter-Strike: Source mainly come from the following countries: United States (17.5%), Russia (13.3%), China (8.4%), Germany (5.9%), United Kingdom (4.4%), Canada (3.4%), Brazil (3.4%), Turkey (2.8%), France (2.8%), Japan (2.6%), Australia (2.2%), Ukraine (2.1%), Poland (2.0%), Argentina (1.7%), Sweden (1.5%), Denmark (1.1%), Finland (1.1%), Spain (1.0%), Netherlands (1.0%), Norway (0.9%). Due to possible missing data, this data may not list all countries. This is not an exact number, but it can be used as a reference.

Country Proportion of gamers
United States 17.5%
Russia 13.3%
China 8.4%
Germany 5.9%
United Kingdom 4.4%
Canada 3.4%
Brazil 3.4%
Turkey 2.8%
France 2.8%
Japan 2.6%
Australia 2.2%
Ukraine 2.1%
Poland 2.0%
Argentina 1.7%
Sweden 1.5%
Denmark 1.1%
Finland 1.1%
Spain 1.0%
Netherlands 1.0%
Norway 0.9%

User Reviews

Counter-Strike: Source currently has a total of 169,202 user reviews on the Steam platform and a user rating of 96. If the user rating is greater than 70, we think most people like the game. Among all user reviews, 162,934 reviews are positive and 6,268 reviews are negative. The game currently has a score of 88 on You can judge whether Counter-Strike: Source is a good game based on these user reviews.

Review Types Data Details
Total Reviews 169,202 (A)
Positive Reviews 162,934 (B)
Negative Reviews 6,268
User Ratings 96 (B/A)
Metacritic score 88

Price Comparison

According to Steam's regional pricing, Counter-Strike: Source may be priced differently in different countries. This game is not a free game. We will collect price data for this game in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Turkey. Due to missing data, the table below may not list all countries mentioned above. Judging from the data, Counter-Strike: Source currently has the lowest price in Turkey, which is 46% cheaper than the highest price. The current data update time is April 15, 2024.

Country Price USD
United States $9.99 $9.99
United Kingdom £8.50 $10.74
Germany 9,75€ $10.52
France 9,75€ $10.52
Italy 9,75€ $10.52
Brazil R$ 32,99 $6.59
Turkey $5.79 USD $5.79
Argentina $5.79 USD $5.79
Mexico Mex$ 123.99 $7.49

Number of game owners

According to, the number of players who own Counter-Strike: Source is approximately 21,555,811. According to Steamspy, the number of players who own Counter-Strike: Source is somewhere between 10,000,000 and 20,000,000. You can combine data from these two sources to determine the total number of players for the game. It should be noted that this data is not an accurate value and may be significantly different from the real data. The game's developer or publisher may disclose Counter-Strike: Source's real sales figures.

Game name Number of game owners (forecast data)
Counter-Strike: Source 21,555,811 (Gamalytic)
Counter-Strike: Source 10,000,000 - 20,000,000 (Steamspy)

Sales and Revenue

According to data from, it is estimated that the number of people who have purchased or downloaded Counter-Strike: Source directly on the Steam platform is approximately 10,623,981. The game's total revenue is approximately $89,490,720 (USD). For premium games, this data includes base game sales. For free-to-play games, this data takes into account all revenue sources. Tip: The sales volume and revenue of this game are calculated based on data simulation, which may be different from the actual data.

Data type Data Details
Copies Sold 10,623,981
Total Revenue 89,490,720

Number of followers

Counter-Strike: Source has 439,568 followers on the Steam platform. Usually the more followers a game has, the more popular it is. There is a certain degree of correlation between the number of followers of a game and the number of players of the game.

Game name Number of followers
Counter-Strike: Source 439,568


The appid of Counter-Strike: Source is 240. The appid is a unique ID assigned to each game by the Steam platform. You can splice the appid into the URL, which can help you easily find the game on Steam. Example:

Game name APPID
Counter-Strike: Source 240

Supported languages

Counter-Strike: Source supports 12 languages, including English. The list of supported languages for this game is: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish - Spain, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai, Turkish

Language Availability
Spanish - Spain
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

System Requirements

According to Steam data, Counter-Strike: Source supports systems including Windows, Mac, Linux.

System Availability


Minimum: 1.7 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM, DirectX® 8.1 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE), Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

Recommended: Pentium 4 processor (3.0GHz, or better), 1GB RAM, DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card, Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

Mac Minimum: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection