CHARTS: Planet Zoo roars its way to the top spot

CHARTS: Planet Zoo roars its way to the top spot

Frontier Developments new management simulator Planet Zoo took the top spot in this week’s Steam chart.

The English developer launched its new title last week on November 5th, it received a positive response from fans.

Dropping into third place, Rockstar’s ever-popular law-defying title is still on offer with a 50 per cent off sale.

Pre-orders for Football Manager 2020 are still going strong, putting the game at No.4 - with a current offer of 10 per cent off. Sega and Sports Interactive’s new management title’s packaging is made up of 100 per cent recyclable materials.

To date, Football Manager 2019 is the best performing game in the series - it sold more than two million copies in July 2019.

Despite the hefty price tag, Valve’s Index VR kit continues its presence in the chart, sitting at No.5 in this week’s Top Ten.

PUBG Corp remains present with its battle royale title at No.6. However, since hitting its peak in January 2018, Playersunkown’s Battlegrounds has lost 82 per cent of its average monthly players.

A second pre-order title hit the chart this week, taking seventh place. Electronic Arts highly anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is set to launch on November 15th, one of the first titles from the publisher to launch on Steam following EA's return. At No.8 with a 75 per cent off sale is WB Games open-world RPG Middle Earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition.

Continuing its run in the chart is Bungie’s Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Digital Deluxe Edition, the Sci-fi shooter is the penultimate entry to this week’s Steam chart.

Closing the Top Ten is Disco Elysium, ZA/UM’s first Steam title was released on October 15th. The Game’s lead designer - Robert Kurvitz - has expressed his interest in expanding upon his growing world.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending November 9th:

  1. Planet Zoo, Frontier Developments
  2. N/A
  3. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar
  4. Football Manager 2020, Sega (P)
  5. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
  6. Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp (P)
  7. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Electronic Arts (P)
  8. Middle Earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition, WB Games
  9. Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Digital Deluxe Edition, Bungie
  10. Disco Elysium, ZA/UM

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