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CHARTS: Among Us holds off big names at head of Steam Top Ten

CHARTS: Among Us holds off big names at head of Steam Top Ten

Innersloth's surprise multiplayer hit Among Us has once again taken the No.1 spot on Steam.

This is the second week in a row that the title has been the best-selling release on the platform and comes after a sudden wave of success towards the end of the summer. Developer Innersloth has cancelled work on a sequel to help support the original launch, which debuted back in 2018.

Valve's Index VR kit rose one place in the last week, while Mediatonic's Fall Guys dropped to the No.3 spot. Research firm SuperData reckons that the chaotic and colourful game was the highest-earning PC launch since 2016's Overwatch.

Meanwhile, Hades, the latest title from beloved indie studio Supergiant, rose three places to No.4 following its 1.0 launch and release on Nintendo Switch. The game has sold more than one million copies to date, with 700,000 of these being during the project's Early Access phase.

2K's Mafia: Definitive Edition debuted in fifth place ahead of Medieval Dynasty from Toplitz Productions, which holds steady at No.6. 2017's Nier Automata returns to the Top Ten following a sale from publisher Square Enix and the firm showing off a remake of the game's predecessor, Nier Replicant, at Tokyo Game Show last week. As of this month, the title has sold more than 4.85m units worldwide.

The new Origins update for No Man's Sky brings Hello Games' title back into the charts at No.8, just ahead of Rockstar's cowboy romp Red Dead Redemption 2, which was on sale last week. Closing up the Top Ten are pre-orders for eagerly-anticipated sci-fi RPG Cyberpunk 2077 following a promotional livestream for the title.

Below is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending September 26th:

1. Among Us, Innersloth
2. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
3. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Devolver
4. Hades, Supergiant
5. Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K Games
6. Medieval Dynasty, Toplitz Productions
7. Nier Automata, Square Enix
8. No Man's Sky, Hello Games
9. Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar
10. Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red (P)


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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