It’s Monday again – and that allows us to find out which games are currently most popular on Steam. The Viking survival game Valheim has dominated the Steam Charts for over a month. And this time again nothing changes.
Nevertheless, the Steam Charts are exciting again this week, as there are some interesting newcomers.
Forza Horizon 4 conquers Steam
Directly behind the long-running Valheim there is a racing game that has only been available on Steam last week: Forza Horizon 4. Although the original release took place on September 28, 2018, at that time only in Microsoft’s Windows Store.
Despite its age, Forza Horizon 4 is still considered a the best racing game right nowas you can check out our list of the best PC racing games. You can find out which games could overtake Forza in the future in our list of the most exciting sports and racing games for 2021:
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However, the Steam version causes problems for many players: Partly missing sound, defective steering wheel support, performance problems and crashes (crashes! No accidents!) Overshadow the Steam success of the actually terrific racing game. In addition, many players complain about Microsoft’s pricing policy, because even two and a half years after the release, the basic version still costs 70 dollars. There are also umpteen expansion and car packages.
Nevertheless, the Steam release is a complete success, because Forza Horizon 4 was able to position itself with two different versions in positions 2 and 4 in the Steam charts. In addition, over 25,000 players were online at the same time last weekend.
More has happened
But not only Forza is new to the Steam Charts this week – there are quite a number of newcomers. With Stronghold Warlords, the latest part of the castle building game comes in ninth place. You can read how good that turned out in our test or see directly in the test video:
Warlords is the best stronghold in years – but that doesn’t mean much anymore
This is joined by Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Metro Exodus, two action games that have benefited from the last Midweek Madness Sale. The Lord of the Rings adventure was available for 8 dollars, the end-time shooter for 13 dollars.
Steam Sales Charts (March 8-14, 2021)
Forza Horizon 4
Forza Horizon 4 – Deluxe Edition
- Valve Index VR Kit
- Tale of Immortal
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Middle-earth: Shadow of War – Definitive Edition
Metro Exodus – Gold Edition
The list is made up of the top 10 best sellers on Steam over the past week. The rankings are updated every Sunday and via XML-Feed issued.
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