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God of War is PlayStation Studios biggest hit on PC

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Jan 31, 2022 11:49 am

Author: Adrian Werner

God of War dominated Steam’s bestseller list for the third straight week, becoming PlayStation Studios’ biggest PC success.


  1. Excellent sale of God of War and Monster Hunter: Ascension;
  2. Increasing number of pre-orders for dying light 2;
  3. High popularity of Lost Ark Platinum Founder’s Pack.

Like every Monday perform the biggest (by sales) bestseller of the previous week released on Steam. The PC port of God of War was the top performer for the third time in a row. Monster Hunter: Rise followed immediately behind. There were only changes on the last podium place, which was occupied by the pre-orders of one of the editions dying light 2. Another edition of this game appeared in fifth place.

God of War would the most successful PlayStation Studios game on PC. It’s Sony’s first port to top the sales chart on Steam for three consecutive weeks. The game also achieved the highest activity scores (73,529 concurrent players), break the previous record of Horizon: Zero Dawn – Complete Edition (56,557 Player). In the case of the latter, the project’s return on investment was 250% seven months after its debut on PC. God of War should get even better results.

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Source: Benji-Sales Twitter account.

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The success of the Platinum Founder’s Pack for the upcoming free-to-play MMORPG Lost Ark, occupying position number eight. This was helped by the fact that this DLC costs almost $90.

In addition, the list includes titles that have been on it for a long time. Tactical shooter Ready or Not and survival game Project Zomboid continue to sell well. Pre-orders for the Elden Ring and Total War: Warhammer III also remain in high demand.

Also, the co-op game It Takes Two returned to the top 10 after a long absence, thanks to the game being discounted by 50% as part of the 2022 Start Steam Lunar Sale.

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  2. God of War – Game Guide

The biggest hits on Steam in the last week (by revenue):

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