Steam’s best of 2019

Valve posted a bunch of its 2019 top games lists.

Based on revenue/player count, games on each list are divided into four categories: platinum (spots 1 — 12), gold (13 — 24), silver (25 — 40) and bronze (41 — 100). No specific data is available, titles are sorted randomly within categories.

Here’s a look at top 12 game from each list.

Top Sellers

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The Elder Scrolls Online

These are titles that generated the most revenue in 2019 (including sales, in-game transactions and DLC).

  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • GTA V
  • Dota 2
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Warframe
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Destiny 2

Top New Releases

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Games created over the course of 2019. Top 12 games were chosen based on a game’s total revenue generated during the first two weeks after its release.

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • Code Vein
  • Mordhau
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Planet Zoo
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake
  • Remnant: From the Ashes
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Destiny 2
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Most Played Games

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Total War: Three Kingdoms

Instead of focusing on commercial success, this list contains top games by player count. Every title on that list had at least 15,000 simultaneous players at some point during 2019. The games from the Platinum category were played by at least 100,000 concurrent players. Brief spikes in player counts related to giveaways and free weekends were excluded.

  • Warframe
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Dota 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Dota Underlords
  • Destiny 2
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Path of Exile
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • GTA V
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Top Selling VR Games

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Superhot VR

Over 600 new VR-only titles were released oin 2019. This list showcases the best selling VR-only titles. Games that have an extra VR mode are not included.

  • Superhot VR
  • Skyrim VR
  • Fallout 4 VR
  • Beat Saber
  • Boneworks
  • VR Kanojo
  • Zero Caliber
  • Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
  • Pavlov VR
  • Arizona Sunshine
  • Blade and Sorcery
  • GORN

Top Early Access Graduates

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They are Billions

These are top games by revenue generated in 2019 during Early Access and after full release.

  • My Time at Portia
  • Battalion 1944
  • Beat Saber
  • Slay the Spire
  • They are Billions
  • Green Hell
  • Astroneer
  • Oxygen not included
  • Hunt: Showdown
  • Space Engineers
  • PC Building Simulator
  • Ring of Elysium
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