PC download charts: ‘They Are Billions’ mingles with year’s bestsellers ‘PUBG’, ‘GTA V’

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With many end-of-year sales already in full swing, PC download charts on Dec. 25, 2017 read like a most-wanted for the year’s new releases and old favorites.

Top of the Steam charts since its March 2017 release, intense battle royale multiplayer experience “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” spent Christmas Day top of the tree.

First launched on Windows PC as an in-development title, it became available on Xbox One partway through December, where it is expected to undergo significant changes as it becomes more stable and better attuned to console players’ needs.

Vintage cartoon style action game “Cuphead”, fantasy adventure “Divinity: Original Sin 2”, and the aurally and psychologically immersive combat quest “Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice” were all critically-acclaimed upon their 2017 releases and featured across multiple bestseller charts.

By contrast, “They Are Billions” only landed on Dec. 12 but found favor with over 90 percent of 2,000 Steam user reviews. The post-apocalyptic strategy netted top three placings on not only Steam but the Humble Store too.

1. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
2. Grand Theft Auto V
3. They Are Billions
4. Divinity: Original Sin 2
5. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
*Steam chart based on revenue rather than units.

GameStop US
1. Roblox $10 code
2. Blizzard Balance $20 eCard
3. Destiny 2
4. The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs
5. Wizard 101

Humble Store
1. Cuphead
2. They Are Billions
3. Human: Fall Flat 4-Pack
4. Stardew Valley
5. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

GamersGate EU
1. Injustice 2 – Ultimate Edition
2. Middle-earth: Shadow of War
4. Sniper: Ghost Warrior Trilogy
5. Warframe: Stealth Drift Pinnacle Pack

1. Prey
2. Total War: Warhammer II
3. Batman Bundle (Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Arkham City, Batman: Arkham Origins and extras)
4. XCOM 2: War of the Chosen DLC
5. The Jackbox Party Trilogy

1. Divinity: Original Sin 2
2. The Witcher 3: Game of the Year
4. Cuphead
5. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

1. Freeways
2. Wilder: Bahadur’s Story
3. Doki Doki Literature Club!
4. FPV Freerider
5. Walden, a game


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