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CHARTS: Half-Life: Alyx shoots its way to second place in Steam Top Ten

CHARTS: Half-Life: Alyx shoots its way to second place in Steam Top Ten

Valve takes second place in the Steam chart this week with Half-Life: Alyx.

The virtual reality exclusive title was released on March 23rd. Rumours about the game began to swirl in November 2019 before it was officially announced at The Game Awards 2019. Valve also took fourth place with its Index VR kit.

In February, it was confirmed that the coronavirus had impacted the production of the hardware. As a result, stock for the product has been limited. The American company confirmed more stock would be ready on March 9th. However, it sold out that same day.

At No.3 is Rockstar's law-defying title Grand Theft Auto V. Currently, it is on sale with 50 per cent off. Furthermore, the game was the best-selling title of the last decade in both the US and the UK.

In fifth place is CD Projekt Red with its fantasy RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition. Earlier this month, it was confirmed that a new Witcher title is in the works. Following the release of the Netflix TV show, Wild Hunt physical copy sales were up 554 per cent. Furthermore, the Polish publisher earned $50 million through the game between October 2019 and February 2020. Currently, the game can be purchased for 70 per cent off.

At No.6 is the recently released survival MMO Last Oasis by Donkey Crew. The game is in Early Access and is on sale with 17 per cent off. The first of two Capcom entries at No.7 is Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. Earlier this month, it was revealed that five million copies of the DLC had shipped worldwide. Iceborne is on offer with 25 per cent off.

Capcom's second entry – Resident Evil 3 – closes this week's chart. The survival horror title will be released on April 3rd. The penultimate entry is Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition. Larian Studios' game is on sale with 50 per cent off.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending March 28th:

  1. N/A
  2. Half-Life: Alyx, Valve
  3. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar
  4. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
  5. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition, CD Projekt Red
  6. Last Oasis, Donkey Crew (E)
  7. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Capcom
  8. N/A
  9. Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition, Larian Studios
  10. Resident Evil 3, Capcom (P)

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