Steam weekly chart The main hit of fall sales surpassed

Steam weekly chart: The main hit of fall sales surpassed Cyberpunk 2077, but lost to the cooperative horror film Lethal Company

SteamDB website published List of top grossing games on Steam from November 21st to 28th. This period coincided with the timing of the big autumn sales, which made it possible to highlight the main hits.

    Deadly company.  Image source: Steam

Deadly company. Image source: Steam

The most profitable game of the week among sale participants was the EA Sports FC 24 football simulator, which was offered at a 50% discount. The game rose from eighth to third place, one place ahead of Cyberpunk 2077. The role-playing game CD Projekt RED, which received the same discount (however, it should be borne in mind that the full price is not $70, but $60). , immediately added thirteen positions. Sales of Red Dead Redemption 2 also increased significantly – a western that was 67% or 70% cheaper depending on the edition, jumped from 71st to sixth place and updated its personal online record.

The sales leader in the overall ranking remains the Steam Deck for the second time in a row, which landed back in first place after 35 weeks thanks to the release of the OLED version and a price reduction for the basic model. The cooperative horror film Lethal Company rose to second place and reached a new peak of popularity on November 27 (184 015 concurrent users). The game has become rated highest among all releases on Steam in 2023, despite Early Access (98% based on 86,000 reviews). Even the modest price tag of $10 didn’t stop the horror film from overtaking its AAA competitors in terms of grosses.

Thanks to the sale, the arcade racing game Forza Horizon 5 (+62 places), the action role-playing game Hogwarts Legacy and the shooter Battlefield V (not included in the table) returned to the top 10. The latter set a new online record himself (116 104 user), leaves Battlefield 2042 (107 376) and made it into the top 100 again (13th place).

Diablo IV, which was free to play throughout its sale, moved from 75th to 11th place and also achieved a new personal best in concurrent player count (28,836 Human). In addition to him and Battlefield 2042, the second ten include the cooperative platformer It Takes Two, the Phantom Liberty add-on to Cyberpunk 2077, the fishing adventure Dave the Diver, the action film Grand Theft Auto V and the fighting game Street Fighter 6, the cooperative action game Remnant 2, the survival simulator Rust and the racing game arcade Forza Horizon 4. All of these games could be purchased with discounts.

For the first time in a long time there are no new releases in the charts.

Top 10 by sales for the period from November 21st to 28th (in brackets – place in the previous week):

  1. steam deck (1);
  2. Lethal Company (3);
  3. EA Sports FC (8);
  4. Cyberpunk 2077 (17);
  5. Call of Duty (2);
  6. Red Dead Redemption 2 (71);
  7. Baldur’s Gate 3 (4);
  8. Forza Horizon 5 (70);
  9. Hogwarts Legacy (-);
  10. Battlefield V (-).

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

  1. Steam Deck;
  2. Lethal Company;
  3. Counter-Strike 2 (shareware);
  4. EA Sports FC 24;
  5. Cyberpunk 2077;
  6. Apex Legends (shareware);
  7. Call of Duty;
  8. Red Dead Redemption 2;
  9. PUBG: Battlegrounds (Shareware);
  10. Baldur’s Gate 3.

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