What games had a full head of Steam in 2018?

With the end of the year fast approaching, Steam has compiled charts for the ‘Best of’ games of 2018. Taking a look back at the performance of games sales from the previous 12 months.

The charts are compiled into five categories that include Top Sellers, Top New Releases, Top Selling VR Titles, Top Early Access Grads, and Most Played Games.

Top Sellers

This is a list of the games that earned the most revenue in 2018, which includes all different kinds of Steam revenue; game sales, in-game transactions, and DLC. The resulting list includes a mix of free-to-play and premium games.

Warframe
  • Warframe
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  • The Elder Scrolls: Online
  • CS:GO Dangerzone
  • Civilization VI
  • Farcry 5
  • Rocket League
  • Grand Theft Auto: 5
  • Rainbow 6: Siege
  • Dota 2
  • PlayUnknown’s Battleground

Top New Releases

This list looks at the combination of first-week revenue, and overall revenue earned in 2018. Creating a list of games that had achieved a sizable level of commercial success.

Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Farcry 5
  • Battletech
  • Beat Saber
  • Vampyr
  • The Banner Saga 3
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Hitman 2
  • Just Cause 4

Top Selling VR Titles

With over 1,000 new VR titles released in 2018, the ‘Top Selling VR Titles’ list is compiled from the top 100 selling games.

  • Fallout 4 VR
  • Pavlov VR
  • Gorn
  • Skyrim VR
  • Arizona Sunshine
  • Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
  • Orbus VR
  • Beat Saber
  • Superhot VR
  • Onward
  • Kanojo VR
  • Job Simulator

Top Early Access Grads

The list of the top games that transitioned out of Early Access to full release during 2018, as measured by revenue earned during 2018.

  • Wallpaper Engine
  • Dead Cells
  • Northgard
  • Conan Exiles
  • Chinese Parents
  • Kenshi
  • The Forest
  • Subnautica
  • Rust
  • Rimworld
  • Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr
  • Bless Online

Most Played Games

The Most Played Games list contains games that had more than 15,000 simultaneous players at some point during the year.

  • Realm Royale
  • Warframe
  • Rainbow 6: Siege
  • Path of Exile
  • Team Fortress 2
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Grand Theft Auto: 5
  • CS:GO Dangerzone
  • Dota 2

For even more charts and lists, you can check out the full results page for the ‘best of 2018 charts’ on Steam