After a seven week run at primary, Cyberpunk 2077 has been dethroned because the Steam top-seller, overtaken this week by Rust. The survival game from developer Facepunch Studios is now the best grossing sport on Valve’s retailer, some seven years after launch.

In the latest Steam top-sellers list, Cyberpunk 2077 drops two areas, from one to a few, and Rust, which has been on the rise recently, has jumped from 4 to the tippy-top. This isn’t terribly stunning, a resurgence on Twitch led to Rust breaking its player count record in the course of the week, a file that was broken again this weekend. A new update added more servers, to maintain up with all of the calls for, and an information wipe was accomplished to stability the taking part in area in lieu of the tech tree progression system that was launched in December. A variety of well-liked streamers, like jacksepticeye, pokimana, and xQc, have Twitch drops, too.

It seemed like Sea of Thieves might need been the one to outdo CD Projekt Red’s RPG sport, the pirate sport was at quantity two final week, setting a player count record all its personal. Funnily sufficient, these particular person data are being clocked after Steam crossed 25 million concurrent users to ring within the new yr – persons are taking part in a variety of video games this January.

The remainder of the top ten are principally as anticipated: Phasmophobia is holding in there, as is Hades, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2 type the underside two, the previous is as a lot a gross sales phenomenon as ever, coming in third within the UK’s overall videogames chart for 2020.

We spoke to some YouTubers about building a good base in Rust final yr, and beforehand checked out how to make a good trap base, to cease gamers raiding your stash.