World Record: This man played video games for over 200 years

This gamer has played more than 200 years of video games on Steam, far ahead of any other user on the gaming platform.

For many of us, video games are a passion. Yet despite this shared passion, the ways in which people consume video games can be different. Some people will only play their games in a straight line, while others will aim for a platinum title, i.e., collect all the trophies and finish it.

Record holder

It appears that the player we'll be discussing prefers to shoot for the platinum title. As Tuong Do holds the record for the most hours played on Steam, which was over 2 millionhours (which is about 200 years).

Yes, you're probably wondering how a human being could have spent over 200 years of their life playing video games without eating or sleeping. Unfortunately, it is possible to run several games simultaneously on Steam and thus accumulate hours to skew the record, which therefore does not represent actual streaming time.

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World Record: This man played video games for over 200 years Florian Olivo

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2,075,657 hours played

In any case, the record for the most hours spent on Steam is held by 'Tuong Do', with 2,075,657 hours of play on Steam (according to Steamladder figures). He beats his nearest competitor by 70,000 hours.

Of course, he hasn't really spent more than 200 years playing video games, especially since his Steam account only dates back to 2012. But the American must still be hooked to his keyboard (or controller) quite often. You can imagine how long he must have played Skyrim to reach 100%.

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