A lot of games are available for purchase on Steam, but where do they all rank?
That’s the question asked by a number of publishers, with the Steam storefront a prime place to discover new games and discover new genres.
Here’s a look at what some of the best selling games on the platform are and how they stack up. 1.
BioShock Infinite – $69.99 (£53.69) One of the biggest selling games of the year, BioShock’s sequel to 2013’s BioShock has a total of 8,500,000 reviews and over 5 million players.
That’s more than the entire PC gaming industry, but the game is also considered one of the most accessible in the industry.
BioShark, an alternate universe game set in a futuristic dystopia where all life is extinct, will also be available on Steam.
It will be the first BioShock game to be released on Steam in over 15 years.
BioKiller, a new FPS, is also available on the service, but it’s a little harder to find than the other games on this list.
The BioShock franchise is one of only three console games on a full Steam storefront, and its launch on Steam was pushed back until March 3.
Borderlands 2 – $59.99 (£48.99) One year on from its launch, Borderlands 2 is a well-made action shooter that has become a cult favourite.
It is one the most successful games on PC in its lifetime.
The Borderlands series has grown over the past few years, with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands: Gearbox Studios’ sequel The Prequel, which will be released in 2018, also coming to Steam.
There are also several Borderlands games coming to the console as well as Borderlands: Ultimate Loot.
Portal 2 – Free (£59.49) Portal 2 is another platformer that’s become a staple for console gamers.
Released in 2010, it is the third entry in the series and the sequel to Portal.
This was the first game from Portal developer Valve, which also brought The Wonderful 101, Portal 2: The Mysterious Portal and The Fall of Portal to PC.
It has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and is one a very solid example of a platformer on PC. 4.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – $39.99(£29.99)-£49.99 A sequel to the critically acclaimed Uncharted franchise, Uncharted 4 has sold more than 10 million units since it launched in 2015.
The Uncharted franchise has also been a huge success on consoles and has now surpassed 10 million sales worldwide.
It’s also one of three major console releases this year.
Resident Evil 5 – $49.94 (£39.49)-£69.49 Resident Evil 4: The Complete Collection – $29.39 (£19.99), Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles – $19.79 (£15.99).
Resident Evil 7 – $44.99-£69 (£34.99+) Resident Evil Revelations 2 – £15.79-£19 (£7.99/€8.99/$14.99; PS4 Pro, PS Vita, Xbox One X) Resident Evil Umbrella Corps: Complete Edition – £39.69 (€39.79).
Dragon Quest Builders – $99.99 – £49.49 Dragon Quest Heroes II: Heroes of the Sword Art Online – $79.99 ($99.79), Dragon Quest IX – $74.99, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of the Past – $54.99.
Super Smash Bros. Melee – $34.89 – $89.99 Nintendo’s Super Smash Brothers series has been in its present form since 2013, and is widely regarded as one of gaming’s greatest.
It was the top-selling game on Wii U, PlayStation 4, and PC.
The latest addition to the series is Super Smash Con, a tournament series which sees players battle in an all-new Super Smashville arena.
Resident Solstice – $45.99 Resident Evil HD Remaster – $50.99 The remake of Resident Evil 2 was the best-selling PC title on Steam during 2016.
Resident Evo 4 – $42.49-£45.59 Resident Evil Evolved 2 -$34.49, Resident Evil 3 – $14.79, Resident Evolve 4 -$59.69, Resident Elite 4 – Free, Resident Extreme 4 – £19.49.
Dragon Ball Z Kai – $68.49(€69.89)-£79.49 Super Smash Melee – Super SmashCon 2016 – $60.99 Super Smash Battle – Free-to-Play Super Smash V – $8.49/€9.99 PCGamer.com 9/10 10.
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