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CHARTS: Phasmophobia once again haunts the Steam top spot

CHARTS: Phasmophobia once again haunts the Steam top spot

Co-op VR title Phasmophobia has now been the best-selling game on Steam for three weeks.

Kinetic's project was released on September 18th and has appeared in the Top Ten since, taking the No.1 spot three weeks ago. It comes in ahead of Innersloth's Among Us, which has seen continued success since its surprise rise to popularity in August of this year.

Pre-orders for the upcoming Destiny 2 expansion Beyond Light were the third best-selling item of the week, coming in ahead of Valve's Index VR headset.

Supergiant's roguelike Hades claimed the No.5 spot, likely in part thanks to a 20 per cent discount that the developer introduced last weekend. Increased footfall to Steam thanks to the recent Halloween Sale might have inspired people to pick up the critically acclaimed title.

Teardown from Tuxedo Labs rose from tenth place last week to claim No.6, charting in ahead of pre-orders for Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt's eagerly-anticipated sci-fi RPG was delayed three weeks until November. The studio has been mired by controversy over its working conditions after it emerged that the Polish firm was mandating a six-day workweek to help get the game finished. This was made worse when the company's joint CEO Adam Kicinksi insisted that crunch on the title was "not that bad," before the exec walked back and apologised for his comments.

Early Access RPG Baldur's Gate 3 fell once position week-on-week to No.8, while FIFA 21 claimed ninth place. Ak Survival Evolved from Studio Wildcard finished up the Top Ten.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending November 7th:

1. Phasmophobia, Kinetic Games
2. Among Us, Innersloth
3. Destiny 2: Beyond Light Deluxe (P), Bungie
4. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
5. Hades, Supergiant
6. Teardown, Tuxedo Labs
7. Cyberpunk 2077 (P), CD Projekt
8. Baldur's Gate 3, Larian Studios
9. FIFA 21, EA
10. Ark Survival Evolved, Studio Wildcard


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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saad ahmed
nice blog! #virtualvisualfield