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Steam Top 10

Here's Valve's list of the 10 bestselling games on Steam for the week:

  1. Borderlands 2
  2. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  3. XCOM: Enemy Unknown
  4. Arma 2: Combined Operations
  5. FTL: Faster Than Light
  6. Torchlight II
  7. Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition
  8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Collection 3 Chaos Pack
  10. Borderlands 2 Season Pass

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21. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 17, 2012, 12:46 jacobvandy
 
Creston wrote on Sep 17, 2012, 12:10:
Obviously I'm guessing, and I did say that probably anywhere between 50 to 100K people bought Arma 2 solely for Day Z. But has it reached more than 100ish K concurrent users? The concurrent users are often the same group of people just playing every day.

I don't know if they've ever reached 100k concurrent, the "daily players" stat on their site is how many people/accounts have been active in the past 24 hours. Even at the height of zombie hysteria, when 25% of the total users were playing daily, they said they had 22,000 concurrent at peak times. (Rocket gave that number specifically in an interview at Rezzed.)

But again, daily players is only an indication of how popular it is on any given day. To get an idea of total sales, you look at total unique players, which unequivocally boomed in the month of July. If you're interested in seeing that, I managed to dig up this graph that somebody made by noting DayZ stats from its web site every day for a couple months leading up to the 1 million milestone:

http://i.imgur.com/RVQa5.jpg

I had it wrong before, daily players apparently peaked at 210k. And it's not a coincidence that happened after a steep growth throughout the Summer Sale. But it has indeed been declining ever since then, reaching as low as 88k today, seemingly the lowest point since June. I think a lot of that is people buying the game because of the hype around DayZ, then not playing very much because it's too difficult or quirky.
 
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