Steam Weekly Chart Unexpected Best New Release Suicide Squad Kill

Steam Weekly Chart: Unexpected Best New Release, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League in the Top 10 and Record Start for Persona 3 Reload

For the third week in a row, the leader in sales revenue on Steam remains survival simulator Palworld. Its two closest rivals were new products.

  Persona 3 Reload.  Image source: Steam (r.OⁿO!)

Persona 3 Reload. Image source: Steam (r.OⁿO!)

The past week marked the first drop in Palworld’s peak daily online traffic since its release. The worst indicator was in the last 24 hours (1,047,323 user) is two times lower than the game’s own record from January 27 (2,101,867).

The best new product unexpectedly turned out to be the action role-playing game Granblue Fantasy: Relink from Cygames. The new part of the series started in second place and attracted 114 054 player at the same time and recruited 85% positive reviews (total reviews – 11.6 thousand).

Next, another Japanese action role-playing game debuted – a remake of Persona 3 with the subtitle Reload from Atlus and Sega. Its maximum online (45 002 person) is the highest among all games in the franchise released on Steam (Persona 5 Royal moved into second place). The new product received “extremely positive” reviews (97% based on 4.5 thousand ratings).

What else happened on the chart:

  • voxel survival simulator with co-op Enshrouded fell from second place to fourth, but did not lose players (peak in the last 24 hours – 114 861);
  • Tekken 8 dropped from third place to sixth and showed a decrease in online numbers (daily maximum – 28 591);
  • Despite problems with early access and low media ratings, the co-op action game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League debuted in seventh position and received “very positive” reviews (84% based on 2.8 thousand reviews). Personal record – 13,459 concurrent users;

  • pre-order of the cooperative shooter Helldivers 2 (release on February 8) soared from 37th to 12th place;
  • asymmetrical survival simulator Dead by Daylight rose from 33rd to 13th position thanks to the release of a new chapter with Alan Wake, which reached 64th place;
  • Among other recent releases, the third chapter of the horror Poppy Playtime from Mod Entertainment (15th line), the Chinese role-playing game 古龙风云录 (23rd), the fighting game Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash from Byking (29th) and released from the early access metroidvania BlazBlue Entropy Effect from 91Act (32nd);

  • online action game War Thunder updated its own online record (121 318).

Top 10 by revenue for the period from January 30 to February 6 (in brackets is the place in the previous week if the product was in the chart):

  1. Palworld (1);
  2. Granblue Fantasy: Relink;
  3. Persona 3 Reload (11);
  4. Enshrouded (2);
  5. Steam Deck (4);
  6. Tekken 8 (3);
  7. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (27);
  8. Baldur’s Gate 3 (8);
  9. Call of Duty (7);
  10. EA Sports FC (6).

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

  1. Palworld;
  2. Granblue Fantasy: Relink;
  3. Persona 3 Reload;
  4. Enshrouded;
  5. Counter-Strike 2 (shareware);
  6. Steam Deck;
  7. Tekken 8;
  8. Naraka: Bladepoint (shareware);
  9. PUBG: Battlegrounds (shareware);
  10. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.

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Robbie Elmers

Robbie Elmers is a staff writer for Tech News Space, covering software, applications and services.

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