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Weekly PC download charts: ‘Conan Exiles’ shows fortitude in third week

/ 08:08 PM May 22, 2018

Conan Exiles. Image: Funcom via AFP Relaxnews

Released after over a year of intensive, active and public-access development on May 8, a reworked “Conan Exiles” continues to advance up the Steam, GamersGate and Fanatical charts, as of May 21, 2018.

In “Conan Exiles”, players take the identity of a male or female warrior and enter a savage survival simulation set in the world of Robert E. Howard’s “Conan the Barbarian”.

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Upon its early access launch in January 2017, the newcomer was so popular that parent studio Funcom recovered initial development costs within a week.

Now available on PlayStation 4 as well as PC and Xbox One, the game appears to have regained some of that early momentum, rising up the Steam, GamersGate and Fanatical charts to make a top five appearance in each.

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Elsewhere, the fast-moving, spell combat, randomized adventure “Wizard of Legend” lodged itself in fourth on the Steam chart, benefiting from a simultaneous release across PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a strong first title from two-person studio Contingent99.

Home improvement sim “House Flipper” also caught the zeitgeist, inviting players to turn crumbling shacks into modern-day manors, and found its way to Steam’s fifth place.

As for “Wizard of Legend”, that’s a big achievement considering its sub-$20 (P1,000) price on the revenue-based chart.

Finally, action role-playing adventure “Pillars of Eternity II” triumphed with top spots on GOG and Fanatical and a fourth place finish on GamersGate. Battle royale genre spearhead PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been Steam’s bestseller, by purchase revenue, for 60 weeks in a row now.

Steam*
1. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
2. Conan Exiles
3. Grand Theft Auto V
4. Wizard of Legend
5. House Flipper
*Steam chart based on revenue rather than units.

Humble Store
1. Destiny 2 – Expansion Pass
2. Just Cause 3 XL Edition
3. Wizard of Legend
4. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands
5. Borderlands 2: Game of the Year edition

GamersGate EU
1. Conan Exiles
2. Dying Light Enhanced Edition
3. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
4. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
5. Project Cars 2 Deluxe

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Fanatical
1. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
2. Tyranny – Overlord Edition
3. Warhamemr 40,000: Space Marine
4. Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 – Deluxe Edition
5. Conan Exiles

GOG
1. Pillars of Eternity: Definitive Edition
2. Tyranny – Commander Edition
3. STALKER: Call of Pripyat
4. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
5. STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl

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1. Baldi’s Basics in Education and Learning
2. Exiles
3. Strange Terror From Beyond the Stars
4. Insomnis
5. Appeeling Personality
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