Topping the Valve Steam’s Best of 2020 list are the standard suspects like Destiny 2, Counter-Strike, Grand Theft Auto 5 and Terraria, however there are a shocking quantity of newcomers like Among Us and Cyberpunk 2077 that have been launched only a few weeks again.
Like clockwork annually, Valve releases its list of the top-played games of the 12 months on Steam – sorted by what number of concurrent gamers every recreation had.
Each of these games had over 200,000 concurrent gamers at their peak with Cyberpunk 2077 reaching a file excessive of 1,054,388 gamers on December 12.
While you could possibly definitely have a look at lists of the perfect games of the 12 months (together with our Game of the Year 2020 list) to search out out what was new and sizzling in 2020, best-selling lists just like the one Steam gives annually offers us the clearest image of what avid gamers have been shopping for and enjoying for the previous couple of months.
Here’s a whole list of the top 10 most-played games:
- Destiny 2
- Among Us
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- Cyberpunk 2077
- Life is Strange 2
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Mount & Blade 2: Banner Lord
- DOTA 2
- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
- Monster Hunter World
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Sales knowledge is attention-grabbing by itself, however it may well paint a bigger image for us – for instance, the quantity of concurrent gamers is an effective indicator of lively on-line communities and the extra lively a web-based group is, the simpler it is going to be to search out multiplayer matches.
Looking on the list, all however one of the games have been launched a couple of 12 months in the past – i.e. regardless of this being a list of 2020’s most performed games, avid gamers are principally nonetheless enjoying older games.
That mentioned, it’s encouraging to see older games like Grand Theft Auto 5 stay fashionable seven years after its preliminary launch because of updates and recent Grand Theft Auto Online content material, and gives an excellent worth for avid gamers who can’t essentially afford a brand new launch each week.
Long story quick, in case you want one thing new to play and you need it to final you awhile, Steam’s hottest list could possibly be an excellent place to begin wanting.
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