Who doesn’t love graph? Okay, properly, I do no less than. Here’s one which reveals the highest 15 most-played games on Steam per day, and you’ll see the traits which have come and gone, and those which have caught round over the previous couple of years.
The chart begins in January 2015 and runs via December 2018. While the games on the chart are continuously shifting, the highest two slots are fairly constant for the primary couple years: Naturally, these go to Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Those two games remained within the high positions on the Steam charts all the way in which till late August, 2017, which is when one thing peculiar occurred.
Well, perhaps not peculiar. But that’s when PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds actually acquired massive. PUBG had launched in Early Access in March of 2017, nevertheless it wasn’t till a pair months later that it blew up, turning into the most well liked factor in gaming for some time.
A couple of different games that present up usually embody Team Fortress 2, Civilization V, Skyrim, and Warframe. Fallout four and Monster Hunter: World each make appearances, and also you normally can discover one of many Football Managers on there.
Tom Francis, the creator of Gunpoint and Heat Signature, noticed the chart and shared it on Twitter.
Incredible visualisation of probably the most performed games on Steam, 2015-2018.https://t.co/6MwcIllbwY
Fascinating even earlier than The Event.
— Tom Francis (@Pentadact) March 3, 2019
Dota 2 is clawing its means again to the highest slot, probably helped by the large variety of gamers who’ve been attempting out Dota Auto Chess previously couple of months.
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And hey, shoutout to Garry’s Mod, which remains to be within the high 15 games 15 years after its launch. That’s what I name endurance.