Steam weekly chart The leader has changed again with Lords
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Steam weekly chart: The leader has changed again, with Lords of the Fallen starting in second and Battlefield 2042 returning to the top 5

The action role-playing game Lords of the Fallen from Hexworks and CI Games became the most successful new product of the week on Steam, but only opened in second place Sales chart.

    Lords of the Fallen.  Image source: Steam

Lords of the Fallen. Image source: Steam

Due to numerous technical issues, Lords of the Fallen received “mixed” reviews (56% based on 9.2 thousand reviews). The game took off on release day 43,075 users at the same time – this is their best achievement yet.

In the period from October 10 to 17, Call of Duty took first place (as of August 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022), Call of Duty: Warzone and the future Modern Warfare 3 were grouped under this name) . The increase in sales is associated with the second phase of beta testing of the new part for pre-orderers and the subsequent open beta, as well as the upcoming premiere of the shooter (November 10). Reached online October 14th 189 510 Players (the highest value since December 2022).

The said tests coincided with a free weekend and the start of a new season in Battlefield 2042, which at the same time received large discounts on both editions. As a result, the shooter returned to fifth place in the top 100 and reached the 100,000 user mark online. The game took place at the same time on October 16th 104 475 People – that’s just 922 fewer than the all-time record at the beginning of 2021.

What else happened on the chart:

  • Thanks to a past event Double your Battle Pass points The tactical team shooter Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege rose from 22nd to seventh place;
  • After the release of the “Arms Against Tyranny” add-on (17th place), the “Hearts of Iron IV” strategy moved from 33rd to eighth place, updating its personal online record (78 108 User);
  • The week’s second-best release, Creative Assembly and Sega’s strategy game Total War: Pharaoh, debuted at No. 18 to “mixed” reviews (59% based on 982 reviews) and Online Peak 5424 people;
    Total War: Pharaoh

Total War: Pharaoh

  • The third among new releases (23rd place) was the open-world shooter with survival elements The Front from Samar Studio, released in Early Access (rating based on 2.4 thousand reviews – 68%own online recording – 18 213 Player);

  • Also new to the table were the global strategy game Star Trek: Infinite from Nimble Giant Entertainment (28th place) and the platformer Sonic Superstars from Sega (71st place). Both received “mixed” reviews (57% based on 1.2 thousand reviews and 60% based on 292 reviews each);

  • Last week’s leader, multiplayer role-playing game New World, left the top ten.

Top 10 by sales (the position in the previous week is given in brackets if the product was included in the table):

  1. Call of Duty (3);
  2. Lords of the Fallen (16);
  3. EA Sports FC 24 (2);
  4. Baldur’s Gate 3 (4);
  5. Battlefield 2042;
  6. Cyberpunk 2077 (6);
  7. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (22);
  8. Hearts of Iron IV (33);
  9. Elden Ring (7);
  10. Steam Deck (11).

Top 10 by revenue, including free-to-play games:

  1. Counter-Strike 2 (shareware);
  2. Call of Duty;
  3. Lords of the Fallen;
  4. EA Sports FC 24;
  5. Baldur’s Gate 3;
  6. Battlefield 2042;
  7. PUBG: Battlegrounds (Shareware);
  8. Cyberpunk 2077;
  9. Dota 2 (shareware);
  10. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.
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