CHARTS: Dragon's Dogma 2 debuts at No.2 on Steam

CHARTS: Dragon's Dogma 2 debuts at No.2 on Steam

The eagerly-awaited sequel to Capcom's Dragon's Dogma was the second best-selling title on Steam in its first week on sale.

Dragon's Dogma 2 launched on March 22nd to critical acclaim, rising one place week-on-week after pre-orders for the action RPG were the third-highest seller in last week's charts. Counter-Strike 2 once again took the top spot after its 19-week break from No.1, while Helldivers 2 drops one position to third.

Valve's Steam Deck hardware hangs steady in fourth place, charting ahead of Horizon Forbidden West Complete Edition. The latest PlayStation PC launch made its debut in fifth though appears to have had a weaker launch that its predecessor, Horizon Zero Dawn.

PUBG: Battlegrounds dropped one place to No.6, coming in ahead of fellow free-to-play battle royale romp Apex Legends, which returns to the charts in seventh. EA Sports FC 24 rose up two places to No.8, while Baldur's Gate 3 falls two places to ninth. Rounding off the Top Ten is Rainbow Six: Siege.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending March 26th:

1. Counter-Strike 2, Valve
2. Dragon's Dogma 2, Capcom
3. Helldivers 2, PlayStation
4. Steam Deck, Valve
5. Horizon Forbidden West Complete Edition, PlayStation
6. PUBG: Battlegrounds, Krafton
7. Apex Legends, EA
8. EA Sports FC 24, EA
9. Baldur's Gate 3, Larian Studios
10. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft

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