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PUBG back at No.1 in the Steam charts as Far Cry 5 drops to second place

PUBG back at No.1 in the Steam charts as Far Cry 5 drops to second place

Battle royale megahit Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has reclaimed the top spot in the Steam Top Ten following a week slumming it in second place.

The firm has retaken No.1 as Ubisoft's smash hit Far Cry 5 falls one place to No.2. That title was the French publishing giant's second best-launch to date, Ubisoft has been revealed, beaten only by 2016's The Division.

The PC version of Bethesda's Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR Edition was last week's No.4. That title debuted on April 2nd, and according to SteamSpy has in the region of 25,000 players.

Ark: Survival Evolved spin-off PixARK from developer Snail Games charts in sixth place, having launched on March 24th. This is a title that puts a Minecraft-esque voxel art style to Studio Wildcard's Early Access smash hit. This title has also launched into Early Access.

Counter-Strike: GO comes in seventh place, while the massively successful Warhammer: Vermintide 2 charts in eighth place.

Meanwhile, Early Access game The Long Dark from developer Hinterlands returns to the Top Ten at No.10.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending April 8th:

1. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp
2. Far Cry 5, Ubisoft
3. MISSING
4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR, Bethesda
5. MISSING
6. PixARK, Snail Games
7. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve
8. Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Fatshark
9. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar
10. The Long Dark, Hinterlands


PCGamesInsider Contributing Editor

Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he joined Steel Media as the editor for new site PCGamesInsider.biz. In October 2019 he left this full-time position at the company but still contributes to the site on a daily basis. He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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