CHARTS: Rimworld shoots up 78 places to No.5

CHARTS: Rimworld shoots up 78 places to No.5

The launch of the new Anomaly content has helped Rimworld return to the Top Ten in fifth place.

The game sat at No.83 last week, meaning that it has shot up 78 places to reach its current place. The new Anomaly DLC launched on April 11th and was the sixth biggest seller of the week.

The No.1 spot went to Counter-Strike 2 once again, while PUBG: Battlegrounds shoots up four places to second. Both Helldivers 2 and the Steam Deck dropped one place to No.3 and No.4 respectively.

Apex Legends hangs steady in seventh place, while Destiny 2 shot up from 34th to No.8 thanks to hype surrounding the upcoming The Final Shape expansion and Into the Light round of content.

Action RPG Fallout 4 is back in the Top Ten at ninth thanks to the launch of the Amazon TV show, while Naraka: Bladepoint rounds off the rankings in tenth.

Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending April 16th:

1. Counter-Strike 2, Valve
2. PUBG: Battlegrounds, Krafton
3. Helldivers 2, PlayStation
4. Steam Deck, Valve
5. Rimworld, Ludeon Studios
6. Rimworld - Anomaly, Ludeon Studios
7. Apex Legends, EA
8. Destiny 2, Bungie
9. Fallout 4, Bethesda
10. Naraka: Bladepoint, NetEase

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