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CHARTS: Destiny 2 tops the Steam charts following move from Battle.net

CHARTS: Destiny 2 tops the Steam charts following move from Battle.net

Destiny 2's move to Steam seems to be going rather well with DLC for the online sci-fi title taking the No.2 and No.5 spots.

New expansion Shadowkeep charted in second place with 2018's Forsaken coming in at the No.5 spot. The first entry in this week's charts is missing due to an error, but given that the Digital Deluxe Edition of Shadowkeep has been charting ahead of the regular version for the last few weeks, we'd put money on the fact that that is what is meant to be in the No.1 spot.

Third place goes to Cube World from indie developer Picroma. This title has been in development for a long old while, with an alpha for the ambitious procedurally generated game taking place back in 2013. Folks who paid out $15 for Cube World back then will be relieved, given that creator Wolfram von Funck has more or less maintained radio silence following the title being DDOS'd back when the alpha rolled out.

Bandai Namco's new anime-slash-Dark Souls IP Code Vein drops to fourth place from its No.2 debut last week, while pre-orders for Planet Zoo from Frontier Developments chart at No.6, down three places in the last seven days.

Valve's Index VR headset continues to see strong sales, dropping one place over the last week to No.8, while Playerunknown's Battlegrounds rises one place to No.9. Holding up the bottom of the charts last week was Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

Steam users are going to wait a little while to play Rockstar's follow-up, Red Dead Redemption 2, with the title launching on a number of PC storefronts next month - including Epic, Humble and, of course, the company's own launcher - before hitting Valve's platform in December.

Here's the Steam Top Ten for the week ending October 5th:

1. MISSING
2. Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Bungie
3. Cube World, Picroma
4. Code Vein, Bandai Namco
5. Destiny 2: Forsaken, Bungie
6. Planet Zoo, Frontier Developments (P)
7. MISSING
8. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
9. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp
10. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar


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He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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