The most successful Steam games in 2020

It was the turn Valve to sum up the year — meet the best-selling game on Steam for 2020!

This year’s top consists not of five but of six categories, four of which (“bestsellers”, “bestsellers in virtual reality”, “the Best game released on early access and Best games with controller support”) is divided into four categories according to the places:

  • Platinum: 1-12 places.
  • Gold: 13-24 places.
  • Silver: 25-40 places.
  • Bronze: 41-100 place.

Below is the first 12 seats, that is “Platinum”. The sequence of all random lists.

As a sales leader

This includes the games that have earned the most money in 2020, regardless of release date. Consider the income from sales of not only games, but DLC and microtransactions for her.

  • PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds,
  • Cyberpunk 2077,
  • Destiny 2,
  • Monster Hunter: World,
  • DOOM Eternal,
  • Grand Theft Auto V,
  • Among Us,
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout,
  • Rainbow Six Siege,
  • Dota 2,
  • Red Dead Redemption 2,
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

The best news

This includes the games that have earned the most money during the first two weeks after release.

  • Football Manager 2021,
  • Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord,
  • Mafia: Definitive Edition,
  • DOOM Eternal,
  • Marvel’s Avengers,
  • Persona 4 Golden,
  • Grounded,
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout,
  • Temtem,
  • Baldur’s Gate III,
  • FIFA 21,
  • Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem,
  • Borderlands 3,
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn,
  • Cyberpunk 2077,
  • Star Wars: Squadrons,
  • Command & Conquer Remastered Collection,
  • Resident Evil 3,
  • Crusader Kings III,
  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot,
  • Half-Life: Alyx,
  • The Outer Worlds,
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator,
  • Sea of Thieves,
  • Death Stranding.

As a sales leader in virtual reality

This includes VR games that earned the most money in 2020.

  • Beat Saber,
  • Arizona Sunshine,
  • Blade and Sorcery,
  • Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades,
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR,
  • Half-Life: Alyx,
  • VR Kanojo,
  • BONEWORKS,
  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners,
  • Pistol Whip,
  • Pavlov VR,
  • SUPERHOT VR.

The best game released from early access

This includes games that in 2020 out of early access and earn the most money during your stay in early access and after the full release.

  • Deep Rock Galactic,
  • DJMAX RESPECT TO V,
  • Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem,
  • Torchlight III,
  • Skater XL,
  • Noita,
  • Factorio,
  • Squad,
  • Hades,
  • Golf With Your Friends,
  • Risk of Rain 2.

The most popular games

This includes games that have in 2020 gained more than 200,000 players at a time. To highlight the games with consistently high user base, the company has excluded products with short-term jumps in the number of gamers — for example, because of torrents and free weekend.

  • Life is Strange-2,
  • Destiny 2,
  • Terraria,
  • Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord,
  • Dota 2,
  • Monster Hunter: World,
  • PlayerUnknown”s Battlegrounds,
  • Among Us,
  • Cyberpunk 2077,
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,
  • Grand Theft Auto V.

The best games with controller support

This includes games that have in 2020 has collected the greatest number of unique players with controllers for the day. Are gamepads, joysticks and other input devices besides the keyboard and mouse.

  • Persona 4 Golden,
  • Hades,
  • Destiny 2,
  • Dark Souls III,
  • Grand Theft Auto V,
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,
  • FIFA 21,
  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot,
  • NBA 2K20,
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout,
  • Monster Hunter: World,
  • Cyberpunk 2077.
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