CHARTS: Starfield blasts to No.1 spot once more

CHARTS: Starfield blasts to No.1 spot once more

Bethesda's Starfield was once again the highest-grossing title on Steam last week.

This is the first week that the title is available for everyone, having previously been available to those had bought the Premium and Constellation editions of the ambitious sci-fi RPG. Since its September 6th release date, Starfield has already attracted over six million players and hit a peak of 330,723 concurrent users on Steam.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive from Valve once again has to settle for second place, while Baldur's Gate 3 hangs steady in third. EA's Apex Legends returns to the Steam Top Ten at No.4 after dropping out last week while fellow battle royale hit PUBG: Battlegrounds rose up one place to fifth. Krafton's shooter replaces Armored Core 6, which has dropped out of the charts to 11th place.

Valve's Dota 2 falls two places to sixth, coming ahead of Red Dead Redemption 2 which returns to the Top Ten from No.85 after a 67 per cent price cut. The Steam Deck hardware falls one position to eighth.

NBA 2K24 from 2K Games makes its debut in ninth place following its September 8th release date, while Call of Duty rounds off the charts in tenth place.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending September 12th:

1. Starfield, Bethesda
2. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, valve
3. Baldur's Gate 3, Larian Studios
4. Apex Legends, EA
5. PUBG: Battlegrounds, Krafton
6. Dota 2, Valve
7. Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar
8. Steam Deck, Valve
9. NBA 2K24, 2K Games
10. Call of Duty, Activision

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