CHARTS: Everspace 2 debuts in second place, Rust still holds No. 1 area
Facepunch’s Rust was when again the very popular game on Steam for the week ending January 23rd. This is the 3rd time in a rowthat the previous Early Gain access to title has actually taken the No. 1 area thanks to a recent surge in popularity due to a number of big-name streamers playing the video game on Twitch.
2nd place goes to Everspace 2, which introduced into Early Access on January 18th following an effective Kickstarter campaign at the end of 2019 which saw developer and publisher Rockfish raising EUR503,478 ($ 611,703) from 7,979 backers. The studio stated during the crowdfunding push that the game wasn’t going to be exclusive the Impressive Games Store, saying that Steam was its most crucial platform.
Valve’s Index VR headset drops one place to No. 3, ahead of newcomer Dyson Sphere Program from Chinese developer Youthcat and publisher Gamera. That title rolled into Early Gain access to on January 21st and supports both English and standard Chinese, most likely an aspect in the game’s success.
Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Projekt two places to No. 5, while Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 increased 2 positions to sixth. Co-op scary title Phasmophobia drops from No. 6 to No. 7 week-on-week, charting ahead of the Operation Broken Fang DLC for Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which came in No. 8 this week.
Ninth place goes to pre-orders for the upcoming rogue-lite platformer Skull: The Hero Slayer from developer SouthPaw Games. Axolot’s Raft drops from No. 7 to complete the Steam Top 10 today.
Here is the Steam Top Ten for the week ending January 23rd:
1. Rust, Facepunch
2. Everspace 2, Rockfish
3. Valve Index VR Kit, Valve
4. Dyson Sphere Program, Gamera Video Game
5. Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt
6. Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar
7. Phasmophobia, Kinetic Games
8. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – Operation Broken Fang, Valve
9. Skul: The Hero Slayer, NeoWiz (P).
10. Raft, Axolot Games.