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There were 13,971 new games released on Steam last year, and these are the top 10 games that took in more than 60% of revenue

There were 13,971 new games released on Steam last year, and these are the top 10 games that took in more than 60% of revenue

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There were 13,971 new games released on Steam last year, and these are the top 10 games that took in more than 60% of revenue

At the beginning of the year, Steam revealed a lot of data regarding the year 2023. In particular, we find the top 10 games with the best revenues, and without any surprise, they alone account for more than 60% of the total revenues of the other 14,000 titles released.

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2023 was a record year for PC and Steam gaming: in total, 13,971 new games appeared on Valve's platform, but few of them actually made as much money as Baldur's Gate 3 or Hogwarts Legacy.

How much money do new games make on Steam?

the site venturebeat Released a big report on Steam. Total gaming revenue on Steam (full game sales revenue) has doubled since 2019, from $4.5 billion to $9 billion in 2023. In 2023, turnover increased significantly again after a long hiatus, while it remained approximately the same between 2020 and 2022.

Of this $9 billion, about $3 billion comes from “new games.” Of that three billion, almost all of it goes to the 100 biggest new titles of the year, or 91% of total sales. The distribution of revenues is more detailed: the top ten share 61% of the pie.

Top 10 new releases that generated the most revenue on Steam

The biggest new game of 2023 on Steam was Baldur's Gate 3. The epic role-playing game is estimated to have grossed $657 million on Steam. This represents 21% of the sales volume generated when new games are released.

  1. Baldur's Gate 3
  2. Hogwarts Legacy
  3. Starfield
  4. Resident Evil 4
  5. Children of the forest
  6. Sixth basic armored vehicle
  7. EA Sports FC 24
  8. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  9. The killer company
  10. Cities skyline 2
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Of the 14,000 new games on Steam, only 5% of them generate more than $100,000 in revenue. However, only 181 of them were AAA or AA games, i.e. games with high production value.