Valve Reveals The Best of 2017 Steam Stats

With 2017 now complete, Valve has released their yearly “The Best of” post which features a number of interesting stats about their Steam platform. Below I will highlight some of The Best of 2017 Steam stats, but if you wish to see everything, check out the official post here.



Most Played (Peak Simultaneous Players)

PUBG takes the crown as the most played game on Steam.

This category was broken up into four tiers: Over 100K, Over 50K, Over 25K, and Over 15K. I’ve highlighted both the Over 100K and Over 50K tiers below. In terms of the most played game on Steam during 2017, that title belongs to PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds.

Over 100K

  • PUBG
  • Payday 2
  • CS:GO
  • GTA V
  • ARK
  • H1Z1
  • Dota 2
  • Warframe
  • Rainbow Six Seige

Over 50K

  • Paladins
  • Rust
  • Path of Exile
  • Shadow of War
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Arma III
  • Garry’s Mod
  • Divinity Original Sin 2
  • Rocket League
  • Conan Exiles
  • Football Manager 2017
  • Football Manager 2018
  • Killing Floor 2
  • Total War: Warhammer II

Top Sellers (as measured by gross revenue in 2017)

The Best of 2017 Steam Stats

Rocket League continues to make Psyonix car fulls of money.



This category is broken down into four tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze. What exactly these tiers indicate is not really explained, but the titles in Platinum more than likely brought in tens of millions in revenue. I will highlight both Platinum and Gold below.

Platinum

  • Rocket League
  • PUBG
  • Rainbow Six Seige
  • Warframe
  • Dota 2
  • GTA V
  • CS:GO
  • Divinity Original Sin II
  • H1Z1
  • Ark
  • The Witcher 3
  • Ghost Recon Wildlands

Gold

  • Neir: Automata
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins
  • Fallout 4
  • Total War: Warhammer
  • Stellaris
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Civilisation VI
  • For Honor
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Dark Souls III
  • Arma III
  • Shadow of War

Early Access Grads (as measured by gross revenue in 2017)

The Best of 2017 Steam Stats

Divinity Original Sin II made it’s way out of Early Access in 2017 and proved to be a major hit.



This category is defined by Steam as being, “The top games that left Early Access in 2017 as measured by gross revenue this year.” Like previous categories, this was broken down into four tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Below are the games in the Platinum and Gold tiers.

Platinum

  • Divinity Original Sin II
  • PUBG
  • The Long Dark
  • Day of Infamy
  • Slime Rancher
  • Everspace
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera
  • Battlerite
  • Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator
  • Endless Space 2
  • Ark
  • Portal Knights

Gold

  • Deceit
  • Forest Village
  • YouTubers Life
  • Lego Worlds
  • Starpoint Gemini Warlords
  • Battle Brothers
  • Niche
  • Raw Data
  • Darkwood
  • Road Redemption
  • American Civil War
  • Tree of Life

The last two categories that Steam highlighted were top new releases by month and top selling VR games. Both of these categories can be viewed by clicking on the links above.

Anything surprise you out of Steam’s The Best of 2017 Steam stats? Let me know in The Pit below.

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