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Fall Guys, Doom and Cyberpunk represent 2020 in Steam's top earners of the year

The remaining nine games in Steam's "Platinum" category all launched in 2018 or earlier

Valve has revealed the 12 biggest games on Steam by revenue in 2020, a group dominated by games that launched in 2018 or earlier.

Within a broader "Best of 2020" article, Valve listed the 100 biggest games of the year by gross revenue, with the top dozen marked out in a "Platinum" category.

Within that group, only Doom Eternal, Fall Guys and Cyberpunk 2077 launched in 2020. CD Projekt Red's divisive RPG was particularly notable for having attained Platinum status despite only being released on December 10.

The full list of titles in the Platinum group are:

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (2012)
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 (2013)
  • DOTA 2 (2013)
  • Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (2016)
  • Destiny 2 (2017)
  • Monster Hunter World (2017)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (2018)
  • Among Us (2018)
  • Fall Guys (2020)
  • Doom Eternal (2020)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (2020)

Valve also revealed the 25 games released in 2020 that earned the most gross revenue. In addition to the three games mentioned above, the group includes Valve's own VR title Half-Life: Alyx, and under-the-radar new IP like Crema's Temtem and Wolcen Studio's Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem.

Within Steam's "Most Played" category, 11 games exceeded 200,000 concurrent players in 2020. In addition to to some obvious and familiar names are a few more surprising entries:

  • Terraria (2011)
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 (2013)
  • DOTA 2 (2013)
  • Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (2016)
  • Destiny 2 (2017)
  • Monster Hunter World (2017)
  • Among Us (2018)
  • Life Is Strange 2 (2018)
  • Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord (2020)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (2020)

You can find all of the games covered in Steam's Best of 2020 via this link.

It was a positive year for Valve's storefront overall, breaking its own traffic record numerous times. According to data from SteamDB -- as spotted by Eurogamer -- Steam reached 25 million concurrent users for the very first time in the last few days.

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