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CHARTS: Rogue Legacy 2 takes third place on Steam

CHARTS: Rogue Legacy 2 takes third place on Steam

The sequel to 2013 roguelike darling, Rogue Legacy, has risen to third place this week on Steam.

Rogue Legacy 2 from Cellar Door Games was released back on April 28th and debuted in the charts at seventh place last week. Undoubtedly word of mouth about this follow-up has helped drive sales in its second week and the 20 per cent launch discount certainly will help. 

The top of the charts is the very much the usual suspects at this point; Valve's Steam Deck hardware sits at the No.1 spot once more, while the latest game from FromSoftware, Elden Ring, holds steady in second place.

Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise rose up two places week-on-week to reach No.4, while the Ultra Deluxe edition of 2013's The Stanley Parable drops one position to fifth. The Valve Index VR Kit charted at No.6, three places higher than last week, with the Game of the Year Edition of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice fell two places to seventh.

Dying Light 2 rises to No.8, ahead of Warhammer 40k strategy title, Chaos Gate, from Frontier Development's new Foundry publishing label.

Rounding off the Top Ten is another strategy title, Dune: Spice Wars, which drops from third place.

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

1. Steam Deck, Valve
2. Elden Ring, Bandai Namco
3. Rogue Legacy 2, Cellar Door Games
4. Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom
5. The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe, Crows Crows Crows
6. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
7. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – Game of the Year Edition, Activision
8. Dying Light 2 Stay Human, Warner Bros
9. Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters, Frontier Foundry
10. Dune: Spice Wars, Funcom


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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