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Steam Weekly Chart: Most Grossing New Game came in third, and Street Fighter 6 made the top ten

Second week in a row on the Steam sales charts is in the lead cooperative horror The Outlast Trials that has already been sold surpassed 500,000 copies. The portable PC steam deck is a line behind and the novelty took third place.

    Street Fighter 6. Image Source: Steam

Street Fighter 6. Image Source: Steam

The most successful debut of the past week was the retro shooter Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun by Auroch Digital and Focus Entertainment, which was released on May 23rd. Media reviews were mixed, but Steam users loved the game: Rating based on 4.5k reviews – 94%. Nevertheless, the online performance remains modest: at the beginning, the number of simultaneous players was reached 7561and the highest value in the last 24 hours was 3997.

Other notable chart changes for the week:

  • the recent open “beta” (ended May 22nd) and upcoming premiere (June 2nd) helped Street Fighter 6 move from 23rd to 7th place;
  • another fighting game, Mortal Kombat 11, which returned to the charts after a long absence thanks to a 90% discount, climbed from 11th to ninth place;
  • The discounts also improved the position of the Total War: Warhammer III, Total War: Warhammer II, and Total War: Warhammer strategies (30%, 66%, and 75% respectively by the evening of June 1). The first is now the 11th, the second the 30th, and the third the 56th;
  • In addition, the tactical shooter Ready or Not rose from 66th to 13th place against the backdrop of a 20% discount;
  • Thanks to big discounts, the shooter DOOM Eternal (14th row), the RPG Solasta: Crown of the Magister (15th), which received the Palace of Ice expansion, returned to the charts (70% discount on the main game is valid until the evening June 1st) and adventure-action Horizon Zero Dawn (16th);
  • The city building simulator Cities: Skylines added ten positions after the release of the latest DLC – Hotel & Retreats mini add-ons, three content creator packs and two radio stations (this is where active support for the game ends);

    railway empire 2

railway empire 2

  • The second-highest new release (excluding Destiny 2’s Season of the Depth Silver Bundle at #27) was Railway Empire 2, a railroad management sim from Gaming Minds Studios and Kalypso Media, which debuted at #37 with “mixed” reviews. Overall ratings – more than 359, the proportion of positive – 64%) and online personal best 3104 User;

  • the graphic novel Fetish Locator Week Three (41st), the tactical adventure Miasma Chronicles (45th), the role-playing game Above Snakes in which the user survives in the Wild West world created by him (49th), the cooperative platformer Bread & Fred (52nd), the multiplayer social game Town of Salem 2 (64th) and the colorful adventure Planet of Lana (76th). The highest rated of these were Bread & Fred (90% based on 198 reviews) and Planet of Lana (93% based on 606 reviews).

Top 10 by sales for the period from May 23 to May 30 (in brackets – the position in the previous week, if the product was included in the table):

  1. The Outlast exams (1);
  2. steam deck (3);
  3. Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun
  4. Starship Troopers: Extermination (2);
  5. FIFA 23 (4);
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (5);
  7. Street Fighter 6 (23);
  8. NBA 2K23 (9);
  9. Mortal Kombat 11(11);
  10. Cities: Skylines (20).

Top 10 by revenue including shareware games:

  1. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (shareware);
  2. Destiny 2 (shareware);
  3. The Outlast exams;
  4. steam deck;
  5. PUBG: Battlegrounds (shareware);
  6. Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun
  7. Apex Legends (shareware);
  8. Starship Troopers: Annihilation;
  9. FIFA 23;
  10. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.

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