CHARTS: Third week at Steam No.1 for Valheim

CHARTS: Third week at Steam No.1 for Valheim

For the third week since its debut in Early Access, Valheim was the best-selling title on Steam.

The Viking survival game holds onto the top spot and continues to be hugely popular, selling over three million copies in its first 16 days in the wild. Within the last 24 hours, Valheim hit a concurrent user peak of 498,478 people.

Second place goes to Lightning Games' Tale of Immortal, while Valve's Index VR Kit rises up three positions to take No.3. Battle royale progenitor Playerunknown's Battlegrounds holds onto fourth place for the second week in a row, while Rust from Facepunch hangs on in the No.5 spot from last week. The Complete Edition of Koei Tecmo's soulslike Nioh 2 drops from third place to No.6, while EA's Battlefield V returns to the Top Ten in seventh place.

Sea of Thieves from Microsoft jumped up one position last week to No.8, coming in ahead of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

Rounding up the Top Ten last week was pre-orders for the upcoming Persona 5: Strikers, which is set to launch tomorrow (Tuesday February 23rd).

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending February 20th:

1. Valheim, Coffee Stain
2. Tale of Immortal, Lighting Games
3. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
4. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG Corp
5. Rust, Facepunch
6. Nioh 2: Complete Edition, Koei Tecmo
7. Battlefield V, EA
8. Sea of Thieves, Microsoft
9. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar
10. Persona 5: Strikers, Sega (P)

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