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Steam Report – More Than 70 Million Copies Of Games Were Sold In September 2015

SteamSpy has revealed the September sales numbers for Valve’s distribution service, Steam. According to the stats, more than 70 million copies of games were sold last month. Now do note that this number includes all the free offers (free to keep games plus free weekends). If we exclude these free offers, the stats fall down to 28 million copies.

Here are some initial stats:

Total copies sold: 70,359,628
Total copies sold excluding free weekends and free to keep deals: 28,333,095
Average price: $11.47
Average discount: 16.61%

Here are the 10 best selling games of Steam in August.

1.) METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN (691,086, LTD: 691,086, price $59.99, lowest price $50.77)
2.) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (488,432, LTD: 16,424,907, price $14.99, lowest price $14.99)
3.) Mad Max (363,606, LTD: 363,606, price $59.99, lowest price $22.97)
4.) Rocket League (255,656, LTD: 1,414,075, price $19.99, lowest price $19.99)
5.) Left 4 Dead 2 (179,559, LTD: 13,046,655, price $19.99, lowest price $9.99)
6.) Terraria (177,622, LTD: 6,699,031, price $9.99, lowest price $2.49)
7.) H1Z1 (127,188, LTD: 1,779,793, price $19.99, lowest price $14.99)
8.) Garry’s Mod (124,547, LTD: 9,750,976, price $9.99, lowest price $9.99)
9.) Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (116,491, LTD: 3,143,667, price $24.99, lowest price $4.99)
10.) Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (115,540, LTD: 1,433,546, price $49.99, lowest price $15.25)

And here are the 10 best selling games that were released in August.

1.) METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN (691,086, price $59.99)
2). Mad Max (363,606, price $59.99)
3). Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015: Do You Still Shower With Your Dad (75,536, price $0.99)
4). Undertale (56,534, price $9.99)
5). SOMA (47,797, price $29.99)
6). Blood Bowl 2 (44,216, price $44.99)
7). NBA 2K16 (42,225, price $59.99)
8). Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (38,471, price $49.99)
9). Timberman (38,237, price $0.99)
10). Stardust Vanguards (37,768, price $9.99)

From the above stats, it’s pretty clear that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain had a great month on Steam. SOMA has managed to sell almost 48K copies, which is slightly above 50% of SOMA’s total sales. Do note that this 50% is not the game’s overall PC sales (as it’s being available via Humble Store and NBA 2K16 also had some great sales as it sold 42K copies in two days.

Thanks NeoGAF

John Papadopoulos

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