the differences beetween ARCHERAGE and STEAM should be minimal
The differences here would be great, because of people who are online consistently afk on steam, leave games open, and a number of other factors. People also do the same on Archeage. These numbers are intentionally skewed into Steam's favor to appear to investors/shareholders that their platform is extremely active.
Not like laws and equations in physics were made by experiments, statistics and assumptions but ok.
You're not a scientist. This isn't physics. This is at the very most, basic level data science. I don't know what this attempted "Appeal to Authority" complex is, but you have to be the most gullible person to believe it.
Send links to the graphs you posted in the post comparing NA/EU/Asia times.