Top 10 Steam Games of 2011 So Far

What are the top 10 best-selling Steam Games of 2011 so far?

A report issued by the firm FADE (Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment) has been released and it gives the Best Selling Steam Games of 2011 according sales and revenue generated.

So far Steam has generated an estimated $468 million in first half revenues through June 2011 according to FADE.

Here are the Top 10 Best-Selling Steam Games of 2011 so far:

1. Portal 2 (Valve) – 1,128,000 Units Sold ($56.4 Million USD)
2. Magicka (Paradox Interactive) – 789,000 Units Sold ($6.2 Million USD)
3. Terraria (Re-Logic) – 580,000 Units Sold ($5.8 Million USD)
4. Counter-Strike (Valve) – 399,000 Units Sold ($2.7 Million USD)
5. Total War: Shogun 2 (SEGA) – 326,000 Units Sold ($15.1 Million USD)
6. Monday Night Combat (Uber Entertainment) – 264,000 Units Sold ($2.9 Million USD)
7. Brink (Bethesda Softworks) – 256,000 Units Sold ($13.5 Million USD)
8. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Electronic Arts) – 250,000 Units Sold ($4.2 Million USD)
9. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution (THQ) – 224,000 Units Sold ($13.0 Million USD)
10. Borderlands (2K Games) – 204,000 Units Sold ($1.6 Million USD)

As you can see, Portal 2 definitely lived up to the hype in sales on Steam in particular, as the game leads the pack in revenue and growth on Steam for the first half of the year, selling over 1.1 million units for the service and Steamworks. It earned $56 million USD in revenue for Steam.

However Indie titles also did extremely well on the service with two titles in particular surpassing the 500,000 units sold (half a million) mark, which is mighty impressive. Those two games were Magicka by Paradox (coming in at #2 on the list) and Terraria by Re-Logic (coming in at #3 on the list). The latter did really well in particular, selling half a million in only two months since its debut.

Sales revenue for the first half of the year was estimated at $468 million USD which is up from $329 million USD in 2010, a nearly 42% and $100 million increase year over year.

Steamworks-enabled titles were very active during the first half of 2011 with titles such as Total War: Shogun 2, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Retribution, and Brink, all making the Top-10 Best-Sellers of Steam for first-half of 2011 list.

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