Steam Outage Map

The map below depicts the most recent cities worldwide where Steam users have reported problems and outages. If you are having an issue with Steam, make sure to submit a report below

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The heatmap above shows where the most recent user-submitted and social media reports are geographically clustered. The density of these reports is depicted by the color scale as shown below.

Steam users affected:


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Most Affected Locations

Outage reports and issues in the past 15 days originated from:

Location Reports
São Paulo, SP 13
Paris, Île-de-France 9
London, England 9
Rio de Janeiro, RJ 7
Melbourne, VIC 7
Sydney, NSW 5
Munich, Bavaria 5
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid 4
Hamburg, HH 4
Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 4
Brisbane, QLD 3
Glasgow, Scotland 3
Berlin, Land Berlin 3
Roubaix, Hauts-de-France 3
Porto Alegre, RS 3
Montréal, QC 3
Manchester, England 3
Dresden, Saxony 3
Villeurbanne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 3
Toronto, ON 3
Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale 3
Bogotá, Distrito Capital de Bogotá 3
Surrey, BC 2
Pune, MH 2
Vancouver, BC 2
Belo Horizonte, MG 2
Bengaluru, KA 2
Cochin, KL 2
Calgary, AB 2
Quito, Provincia de Pichincha 2

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Steam Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:

  • DarkLightMemory DLM (@DarkLightMemory) reported

    @Steam I had the SAME "too many attempts" too. Just sit and wait about 20 minutes (I know it's hard) and then try again. I got the other error instead, but it stopped doing the "attempts" error. I waited one minute between each try and it did eventually go through. Good Luck!!!

  • ccmiller2018 Christopher Miller (@ccmiller2018) reported

    @KuroCanidae @TrashbagOpossum @Steam was it the same error? the one about being locked out?

  • Wulf0123 Bradley Richards (@Wulf0123) reported

    @Steam Anyway you can use your logs to fix queue placement for all of us who just tried to pay and now got locked out for a lot of purchases

  • GermaineMcboun3 Germaine Mcbounds (@GermaineMcboun3) reported

    @Steam So if I’m new to steam I have to wait 48 hrs in order to purchase one? And I went to purchase one and it crash

  • OwForBreakfast OwForBreakfast (@OwForBreakfast) reported

    @Steam Ah yes. The classic locking people out of their reservation with zero explanation or a quick fix. Guess we get to wait an indeterminate amount of time and potentially get ours months later now. Thanks Volvo.

  • SymbioteCC Symbiote (@SymbioteCC) reported

    @ElBurro4Moo @Steam @Steam_Support Some people have said the error code will change after trying enough times, but I'm really not sure.

  • dmusicstud Brandon Danner (@dmusicstud) reported

    @Steam Yeah, I have a few questions. Like, how were you this underprepared for your process? It's simply terrible, and a bad look for your company. Fix this

  • Hernanscor He-rnan (@Hernanscor) reported

    @Steam Can u guys fix it?

  • Anonymousonebe2 Anonymousonebestway (@Anonymousonebe2) reported

    @Steam are you ******* kidding me right now!?!?!? Got the “attempting to make too many purchases” bullshit and now the reservation button is grayed out with order availability in Q1!? It’s in my cart and I can’t even pay for it! I’m beyond frustrated! Fix this for us!

  • HackyScientress Jenny 🏳️‍⚧️ | (@HackyScientress) reported

    @derchris @Steam Oh you have problems too. My account is locked out because they wrote their website so poorly that failed transaction count into the maximum # of orders per hour.

  • rickyberwick Ricky Berwick (@rickyberwick) reported

    @Riverter @Steam It's a glitch

  • TheShadowHatter TheShadowHatter🎩 (@TheShadowHatter) reported

    @Steam You guys should have had reservations open the second you announced it. Not only would it have caught people by surprise so it wouldn't flood your servers, but you wouldn't have so many people angry that you essentially schedule a DDOS attack on yourselves to mess up this big.

  • CursedAdept DemonLady (@CursedAdept) reported

    So fun trying to pre-order the steam deck and getting 50 errors @Steam

  • N3rdGuy Debatman (@N3rdGuy) reported

    @Steam Your purchase may have been completed, but there was a problem checking on the status of this transaction. Please check your account status page or your email for a confirmation receipt. annnd nothing ... jesus f. christ...

  • anthonyjpratti Anthony J Pratti (@anthonyjpratti) reported

    Hey @Steam can you fix your platform?

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