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CHARTS: God of War holds Steam No.1 for second week

CHARTS: God of War holds Steam No.1 for second week

Former PlayStation exclusive God of War was once again the highest-selling title on Steam.

The game debuted on January 14th and was the biggest Steam launch for a Sony title to date. SteamCharts indicates that the title had 73,529 concurrent players at a peak following its release. Monster Hunter Rise from Capcom was once again No.2 in the charts, while Void Interactive's Ready or Not rose one place to third week-on-week.

Pre-orders for Dying Light 2: Stay Human were the fourth-highest seller for the week ahead of the game's launch on February 4th, while pre-orders for Bandai Namco's Elden Ring once again chart in fourth place. that title is set to release on February 25th.

Pre-orders for Sega's Total War: Warhammer III also charted in sixth place.

Valve's Index VR Kit was in the eighth highest-seller of the week, while new roguelike title Warm Snow made its debut in ninth. Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 rounded off the charts in Top Ten.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending January 22nd:

1. God of War, Sony
2. Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom
3. Ready or Not, Void Interactive
4. Dying Light 2: Stay Human, Warner Bros (P)
5. Elden Ring, Bandai Namco (P)
6. Total War: Warhammer III, Sega (P)
7. MISSING
8. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
9. Warm Snow, Bilibili
10. Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar


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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