Valve Releases “Best of 2018” Steam Charts

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Valve Releases “Best of 2018” Steam Charts

Valve has released the 2018 Steam charts, which include the top-selling games, top-selling new releases, top-selling VR titles, top Early Access games that transitioned into full games by the end of the year, and the most-played games.

We’ve compiled 10-12 games from each (tiered, rather than ranked) list for you below, as well as three of the top-selling new releases from each month. You can see the lists in full here.

Top Sellers

These are the best-selling games of the year.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
The Elder Scrolls Online
Grand Theft Auto V
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Warframe
Rainbow Six Siege
Rocket League
The Elder Scrolls
Far Cry 5
Civilization VI
Monster Hunter: World
Dota 2

Top-Selling New Releases

Split up by month, these are some of the games that sold the most throughout the year.

January: Celeste, SOS and Dragon Ball FighterZ
February: Into the Breach, Rise of Industry and We Were Here Too
March: The Council, Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition and Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
April: BattleTech, Monster Prom and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
May: Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia and Rules of Survival
June: Islands of Nyne: Battle Royale, Budget Cuts and The Crew 2
July: This is the Police, The Swordsmen X and The Banner Saga 3
August: Mist Survival, Yakuza 0 and Two Point Hospital
September: Pummel Party, Pathfinder: Kingmaker and Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
October: My Hero One’s Justice, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey and MapleStory 2
November: Football Manager 2019, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales and Farming Simulator 19
December: Gujian3, Atlas and Insurgency: Sandstorm/p>

Top-Selling VR Titles

These are the best-selling VR titles on Steam of the year.

Arizona Sunshine
OrbusVR
Fallout VR
Onward
Beat Saber
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
Job Simulator
Pavlov VR
VR Kanojo
Gorn

Top Early Access Grads

These games are called “Early Access Grads” because they graduated from Early Access and became full releases.

Dead Cells
Northgard
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor-Martyr
Conan Exiles
RimWorld
Subnautica
Chinese Parents
Wallpaper Engine
Rust
The Forest

Most-Played Games

Every game on this list had over 100,000 simultaneous players.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Monster Hunter: World
Path of Exile
Grand Theft Auto V
Rainbow Six Siege
Realm Royale
Warframe
Team Fortress 2
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dota 2

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