Valve has just revealed the 100 best-selling games on its platform Steam for 2018, and most of them are on sale at the time of this writing as part of the company's winter sale.
As the page explains, the ranking is based on the gross revenue each title managed to garner throughout the year.
Best-Selling Steam Games 2018
The games are divided into four tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. In Platinum, there are 12 titles, which includes Warframe, Dota 2, Monster Hunter: World (from $59.99 to $39.59), and Rocket League (from $19.99 to $9.99). In Gold, there are 10, consisting of titles such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (from $39.99 to $19.99) and ARK: Survival Evolved (from $49.99 to $19.99).
Under Silver, DRAGON BALL FighterZ (from $50 to $23.99), No Man's Sky (from $59.99 to $29.99), and Fallout 4 (from $29.99 to $14.99) are part of 16 awardees in this category, and the rest of the games are in Bronze.
The complete list also includes free-to-play titles such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which earned a spot via in-game purchases from DLC and such. The discounts range anywhere between 10 percent and 80 percent.
Other Specific Categories
Valve released other "Best of 2018" lists as well, one of which shows the best-selling new games in every month for 2018. Most of these are also on sale, and some noteworthy names here include Celeste (from $19.99 to $15.99), Chrono Trigger (from $14.99 to $7.49), and Paladins.
The best VR games have also been revealed, and it comes in handy for those who received a VR headset for the first time this Christmas. The other two lists are the best Early Access Grads and the most played games.
In other related news, Steam will be facing yet another rival in the digital distribution platform scene: Epic Games, the studio behind the wildly popular shooter Fortnite. The North Carolina-based company recently boosted their efforts in beefing up their digital store, poaching games such as Satisfactory from Steam. Another contender that Valve has to keep an eye on is Discord, who started its very own game store as well
For the full list of games and discounts, don't forget to hit up the links posted above.