Weekly Steam Charts A new product with a red rating

Weekly Steam Charts: A new product with a “red” rating took the lead, and Baldur’s Gate 3 ranked higher than Diablo IV

Three weeks in a row now Steam sales table The leader changes. During the period from October 17th to 24th, a new product rose to the top and received “mostly negative” reviews on the site.

    Diablo IV. Image source: Steam (Perry_Lazy_Potato)

Diablo IV. Image source: Steam (Perry_Lazy_Potato)

First place went to the city strategy Cities: Skylines II from the Colossal Order studio, which was released on October 24th. At the time of writing this note, it received 3.5 thousand reviews and had an average rating 31%. The main reason for the dissatisfaction are optimization problems that the developers warned about in advance. Answering user questions RedditThe authors stated that they were aiming for a frame rate of 30 fps, which further angered buyers. The technical condition of the game was also reflected in the media assessment: Metacritic She has 76 out of 100 points.

Online Cities: Skylines II has been reached 104 697 player and will likely continue to grow.

Other chart changes:

  • the role-playing game Baldur’s Gate 3 made it into the top three again – last time in mid-September;
  • The second most successful new release, Diablo IV (formerly a Battle.net exclusive), opened in fifth place in ratings 55% (Total reviews – 2.5 thousand) and top value online 12,266 Human. At the same time, the “Season of Blood” began in the action role-playing game;

  • After the release of the Western Balkans add-on (13th place), the truck driving simulator Euro Truck Simulator 2 immediately returned to the charts at number eight and set a new personal record for the number of simultaneous players (66,313);
    Euro Truck Simulator 2: Western Balkans

Euro Truck Simulator 2: Western Balkans

  • The online record was updated and the shooter Battlefield 2042 remained in the top 10 (107 376 Users – about two thousand more than at the beginning of 2021);
  • asymmetrical horror Dead by Daylight, in which passes The Halloween event “Haunted by Daylight” rose from 22nd to tenth place;

  • Third highest-grossing release, Amplitude Studios’ Rogliete tactical action game Endless Dungeon, debuted at number 12 68% positive reviews (over 1.2 thousand reviews in total) and achieved 9415 concurrent players;

  • The dating simulator Love Is All Around (完蛋!我被美女包围了!) from the Chinese Intiny started on the 22nd line – it has “very positive” reviews (92% based on 4.6 thousand reviews) and 35,694 simultaneous player at the top;

  • The one-bit horror World of Horror, published from early access by Polish individual developer Paweł Koźmiński under the pseudonym panstasz, reached number 45 and increased 2637 players at the same time. At the game “very positive” reviews (93% based on 6,000 reviews);

  • New releases in the top 100 also included the collection The Jackbox Party Pack 10 (52nd place), remasters of Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (53rd), the truck simulator Alaskan Road Truckers (68th) and the space strategy Galactic Civilizations IV (1970s);
  • Last week’s new product, an online sandbox with elements of the survival simulator Wizard with a Gun, entered the charts at number 30 and was listed online in 3866 Human;
  • Action role-playing game Lords of the Fallen, the best new product of the last week, fell to 27th place.

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

  1. Cities: Skylines II (15);
  2. EA Sports FC 24 (3);
  3. Baldur’s Gate 3 (4);
  4. Call of Duty (1);
  5. Diablo IV;
  6. Football Manager 2024 (39);
  7. Battlefield 2042 (5);
  8. Euro Truck Simulator 2 (70);
  9. steam deck (10);
  10. Dead by daylight (22).

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

  1. Counter-Strike 2 (shareware);
  2. Apex Legends (shareware);
  3. Cities: Skylines II;
  4. EA Sports FC 24;
  5. Baldur’s Gate 3;
  6. Call of Duty;
  7. Diablo IV;
  8. Football Manager 2024;
  9. Battlefield 2042;
  10. Euro Truck Simulator 2.

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