Steam reveals 2020’s top-selling and most-played games

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With 2020 is coming to an end, Valve has recently revealed Steams’s “Best of 2020” list, showing which were the biggest and most profitable games of 2020 on its PC storefront. 

The annual assessment of games on Steam released by Valve provides a look into what is selling best on PC’s biggest games platform. The “Best of 2020” page at store.steampowered.com/sale/BestOf2020 has a wide variety of data, dividing into six different categories: Top Sellers, Most Played, New Releases, Early Access Grads, Controller Games, and Best of VR.

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Among us - one of 2020’s top-selling and most-played games on Steam

Though the exact figures for hours played and revenues have not been stated within these lists, they still offer a good look into what resonated with PC gamers throughout 2020. 

It’s no surprise that Valve’s free-to-play Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), as well as perennial successes Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Grand Theft Auto V, all went big on Steam this year. Viral hit Among Us is both the top-selling and most-played game on Steam in 2020. 

2020’s highest-grossing games on Steam

Here’re the 12 highest-grossing games on Steam for the year 2020, in the order that Valve presented them:

  • DOTA 2

  • Doom Eternal

  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

  • Grand Theft Auto V

  • Monster Hunter World

  • Red Dead Redemption II

  • Rainbow Six: Siege

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

  • Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

  • Among Us

  • Destiny 2

  • Cyberpunk 2077

Steam reveals 2020’s top-selling and most-played games

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2020’s most-played games on Steam

And here are the top 11 most-played games of 2020 on Steam, as decided by reaching peak concurrent player count of over 200,000. 

  • DOTA 2

  • Among Us

  • Terraria

  • Cyberpunk 2077

  • Life is Strange 2

  • Monster Hunter World

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)

  • Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord

  • Destiny 2

  • Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

  • Grand Theft Auto V

As you can see, these 2 lists show very significant similarities. 

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Sources:

geekwire.com/2020/valves-top-steam-titles-2020-say-state-video-games/

pcgamer.com/here-are-the-top-selling-and-most-played-steam-games-of-2020/