Looking for a new game to play? Your next hundred hours of enjoyment could be among these best-selling games on Steam for the week of August 29-September 5.
Please note that this information is taken from steamdb and is based on Steam Weekly Global Top Sellers updated every Sunday. This list is ordered by income, with 1 being the highest. Other products on the Steam Store, such as DLC, soundtracks, other add-on content, or the Steam Deck, have been omitted from this list, and game information is taken from the game’s official Steam page.
5. Titanfall 2
Release date: October 28, 2016
Developed By: Respawn Entertainment
Published By: Electronic Arts
“Summon your Titan and get ready for an exciting first-person shooter experience in Titanfall® 2! The sequel features a new single player campaign that explores the bond between Pilot and Titan. Or battle your way through an even more innovative and intense multiplayer experience, featuring 6 new Titans, deadly new pilot abilities, expanded customization, new maps, modes, and more.”
Titanfall 2, the single and multiplayer Titan shooter experience, lives on half a decade after its release. This title is a new addition to the top 5 best-selling games of the week, and the huge discount it currently has on the Steam store might be for good reason.
Offering both a single player campaign and exciting multiplayer combat, Titanfall 2 is a must-play for fans of the genre. Despite being over 5 years old, the game still enjoys a stable player base. For the past week, it has consistently reached around 20,000 concurrent players every day.
This peak is recent, since before it barely reached 10k. Because of this, it has broken into the Top 5 worldwide sellers, only beating Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 and Hogwarts Legacy pre-orders. This sudden doubling of the player base is certainly welcome, as more people need to experience the fluid combat and movement that Titanfall 2 offers.
4. Cult of the Lamb
Release date: August 11, 2022
Powered By: Massive Monster
Posted by: Devolver Digital
“Cult of the Lamb puts players in the role of a possessed lamb saved from annihilation by a sinister stranger, and must repay his debt by building loyal followers in his name. He starts his own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing into diverse and mysterious regions to build a loyal community of Followers of the forest and spread the Word of him to become the only true cult.”
Cult of the Lamb is still not past its honeymoon phase and continues to gain ground both in the store and for content creators. The game launched strongly, reaching a concurrent player count of 60,000 and a total player count of one million, all in its first week. This rocketed the game up to 18th place in the global best sellers, which is impressive for a game less than a month old. Publisher Devolver Digital is no stranger to the charts though, with titles like Loop Hero, Inscryption, Exit the Gungeon and more to their credit.
In Cult of the Lamb, you must collect resources to build your cult, perform rituals to the gods, and reinforce your cult through sermons. You can’t have any competitors either, and you must defeat rival cults and absorb their power in a randomly generated world. In this dark themed roguelite combined with its adorable art style, there is nothing to hate.
3. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Release date: March 22, 2019
Developed By: FromSoftware
Posted By: Activision, FromSoftware
“In Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice you are the ‘one-armed wolf’, a disgraced and disfigured warrior rescued from the brink of death. Forced to protect a young lord who is descended from an ancient lineage, you become the target of many fierce enemies, including the dangerous Ashina clan. When the young lord is captured, nothing will stop him on a perilous quest to regain his honor, not even death itself.”
Set in Sengoku, Japan in the year 1500, the katana-slashing Souls-type sword continues to top the charts years after its release. Unique traversal methods, distinctive environments, and challenging enemies coalesce into a one-of-a-kind ninja experience that is surely worth this game’s high price tag.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was named Game of the Year by The Game Awards 2019 and Best Action Game of 2019 by IGN, among many other awards and nominations.
The GOTY edition currently available on the Steam store also includes additional content; new boss challenge modes, the ability to leave and view messages and recordings of your actions in the Elden Ring style called Remnants, and unlockable cosmetic skins.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice shot up from 6th place last week. While it hit a glorious all-time peak of 125,000 concurrent players at launch, it’s now experiencing a relatively steady stream of around 15,000 players every day. Sekiro continues to be widely regarded as one of the best games of its genre, with 95% positive reviews on Steam.
2. Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered
Release date: August 12, 2022
Developed By: Insomniac Games, Nixxes Software
Published By: PlayStation PC LLC
“In Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, the worlds of Peter Parker and Spider-Man collide in an action-packed original story. He plays as a seasoned Peter Parker, fighting big crime and iconic villains in Marvel’s New York. He surfs the net through vibrant neighborhoods and takes down villains with epic takedowns.”
Marvel’s Spider-Man was initially released as a PlayStation exclusive. First released on September 7, 2018 for PlayStation 4, then for PlayStation 5 on November 12, 2020, the web-slinging open-world action game received rave reviews, primarily for its excellent execution of the unique traversal abilities. of Spider-Man. Granted, this isn’t the superhero’s first video game released, but getting around New York City has never been so cool.
It was recently remastered and released for PC earlier this year, expanding its already huge player base. This expansion to another platform allows more players to enjoy using Spider-Man’s wheel as he takes on his biggest enemies or stops petty heists around the block.
In its first week of release, it reached its all-time high of over 66,000 concurrent players, but has now normalized to the 10k-15k range. As players finish the single player experience, the number of players slowly decreases to around 5k. However, it still ranks 14th in overall sales, and that’s what this game deserves.
As the dust settles on its victorious release, fans of the franchise are now hoping that the game’s pseudo-sequel, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, will also release on PC.
1. F1 Manager 2022
Release date: August 30, 2022
Developed by: Frontier Developments
Published By: Frontier Developments
“Make your mark on Formula 1® in the officially licensed F1® Manager 2022. Be the boss of your chosen constructor and choose from a roster of 2022 drivers and staff. With full F1® licenses and realistic presentation, you won’t just play F1® Manager 2022, you’ll live it.”
In the week of its release, F1 Manager 2022 is the #1 selling game on Steam. The realistic racing simulator puts you inside the driver’s head and allows you to build your own team from scratch. It also allows you to build your own car from scratch, gaining an advantage over rival teams.
F1 Manager 2022 has control over everything: every decision, from pit strategy, tire choice to driver calls, is in your hands. However, you still need to be vigilant as dynamic racing events such as weather and fluctuating track conditions can occur.
Despite only earning 70% positive reviews, F1 Manager 2022 reached an all-time high of over 25,000 players on its first day and was propelled to #46 in sales in its first week. Not only this, but the massive influx of content creators streaming the game is also helping its popularity on the Steam store.
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