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CHARTS: Ark's Genesis season pass roars its way to the top of the Steam charts

CHARTS: Ark's Genesis season pass roars its way to the top of the Steam charts

Studio Wildcard takes the Steam No.1 spot this week with the season pass for Ark: Survival Evolved expansion, Genesis.

The developer and publish also claimed the No.5 spot with Ark: Survival Evolved, which is currently on sale with 80 per cent off. In second place this week is Nier Automata. Currently, Square Enix's title is on sale with 50 per cent off.

Nier Automata's developer - PlatinumGames - is opening a new studio in Tokyo. Furthermore, the company will explore new genres and styles of play. As of June 2018, the action RPG has shifted three million units worldwide following its March 2017 release. 

In third place is the recently released DLC, RimWorld - Royalty. Wolcen Studio takes fourth place with its hack and slash title, Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem. Upon release earlier this month, the game entered the chart at No.1.

Paradox Interactive has secured sixth place with its La Resistance expansion for Hearts of Iron IV. Continuing its appearance in the Steam chart is Rainbow Six Siege, the online shooter came in at No.7. Last week, plans to make the game more accessible to colour blind players were revealed. February proved to be a good month for Siege as it broke its peak player count record.

For the first time in a while, Capcom has one entry in the chart. This week, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne made the cut at No.8. The DLC came to Steam in January 2020. However, it first came to consoles in September 2019.

In ninth place, Larian Studios fantasy RPG Divinity 2: Original Sin - Definitive Edition. Currently, the game is on offer with 50 per cent off.

Closing the chart this week is Playerunknown's Battlegrounds. Last month, PUBG Corp released a limited edition in-game pan skin, all the money made went towards aiding Australia as it recovers from the recent bushfires. In January 2020, a new map for the battle royale was revealed.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending February 29th:

  1. Ark: Genesis Season Pass, Studio Wildcard
  2. Nier Automata, Square Enix
  3. RimWorld - Royalty, Ludeon Studios
  4. Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem, Wolcen Company
  5. Ark: Survival Evolved, Studio Wildcard
  6. Expansion - Hearts of Iron IV: La Resistance, Paradox Interactive
  7. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege - Year 5 pass, Ubisoft
  8. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Capcom
  9. Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition, Larian Studios
  10. Playersunknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp

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