I wish to browse the Steam charts typically. It’s partly for enjoyable, simply to see what bizarre video games are climbing up the rankings, nevertheless it’s additionally partly for work, as I now get to let you know that Bloons TD 6 is all of a sudden one of many prime video games on Valve’s platform. Yes, that’s the latest entry within the Bloons Tower Defense sequence, these video games you most likely bear in mind enjoying in your browser over a decade in the past.

Bloons TD 6 peaked at 43,629 gamers at the moment, as SteamDB exhibits. That makes it the 23rd-biggest Steam recreation for the day, sandwiched proper between venerable hits like Terraria and Civilization 6. The recreation’s every day highs have been steadily rising simply earlier than Christmas, when the Steam Winter Sale introduced the value down slightly below one greenback.

What can I say? Tower protection is enjoyable, Bloons is cute and nostalgic, and one United States greenback is a effective value to pay for any videogame. Plenty of Twitch streamers, together with xQc, picked the sport up throughout its sale interval, which actually added to the recognition, as effectively.

Bloons TD 6 first launched in 2018 for cellular units, and hit Steam on December 17 of that 12 months. It’s quietly had a sturdy playerbase all through a lot of that point, however the peaks of the previous few weeks have been by far the most important. And the sport’s nonetheless getting common updates, too.

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So for those who want an off-the-cuff solution to scratch your itch for strategy games, effectively… Bloons remains to be proper there.