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CHARTS: Third Steam No.1 for God of War

CHARTS: Third Steam No.1 for God of War

Sony's God of War has spent its third week on the top of the Steam charts.

The former PlayStation exclusive made its debut on PC on January 14th and has been the highest-selling game for some time now having been the biggest Steam launch for Sony to date. The action-adventure title coming to the platform follows other previous PS4 exclusives such as Horizon Zero Dawn.

Monster Hunter Rise from Capcom was once again the second highest-seller of the week, this time coming in ahead of pre-orders for Warner Bros and Techland's Dying Light 2. That title launches on February 4th.

Pre-orders for FromSoftware's Elden Ring were the fourth highest seller of the week, while police shooter Ready or Not dropped from No.3 to No.6 week-on-week. Pre-orders for Total War: Warhammer III fell from sixth to seventh ahead of its February 17th launch.

Amazon's MMO Lost Ark returns to the Top Ten at No.8 with the Platinum Founder's Pack, while Project Zomboid takes ninth. Rounding off the charts is EA's co-op romp It Takes Two.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending January 29th:

1. God of War, Song
2. Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom
3. Dying Light 2: Stay Human, Warner Bros (P)
4. Elden Ring, Bandai Namco (P)
5. MISSING
6. Ready or Not, Void Interactive
7. Total War: Warhammer III, Sega (P)
8. Lost Ark Platinum Founder's Pack, Amazon
9. Project Zomboid, The Indie Stone
10 It Takes Two, EA


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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