Weekly PC download charts: ‘Farming Simulator 19’ harvests Steam’s top spot


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  • Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Following a Nov 20 release, Farming Simulator 19 weathered the best of a Thanksgiving Sale to place first on Steam and then second on Gamersgate, while Fallout 76 made first on Humble despite launch difficulties. 

Farming Simulator 19 made the most of a quiet week and staked out territory at the top of Steam's revenue-based chart, debuting in first place ahead of big hitters and popular discount titles Monster Hunter: World, Total War: Warhammer II, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

That was perhaps aided by the fact that World War II action game Battlefield V launched through its publisher's own PC network, Origin, where it is currently the most popular purchase ahead of FIFA 19, Madden NFL 19 and The Sims 4

While Farming Simulator 19 took first on Steam, with a second place spot on Gamersgate to boot, Fallout 76 performed admirably on Humble in the face of design, programming, and network performance issues. 

As the first multiplayer entry to the modern Fallout era, it allows squads of up to four to reclaim a patch of irradiated alternate-history West Virginia, northeastern USA. 

Meanwhile, the Fanatical store prospered with a well-timed discount on franchise predecessor Fallout 4, the far better received foundation for Fallout 76 multiplayer advancement. 

Steam* (steampowered.com):
1. Farming Simulator 19
2. Monster Hunter: World
3. Total War: Warhammer II
4. Assassin's Creed Odyssey
5. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
*Steam chart based on revenue rather than units. 

Humble Store (humblebundle.com/store):
1. Fallout 76 Standard / Tricentennial Edition
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
3. Destiny 2: Forsaken
4. Final Fantasy XIV Online Complete Edition
5. Assassin's Creed Odyssey 

GamersGate EU (gamersgate.com):
1. Monster Hunter: World
2. Farming Simulator 19
3. Hitman Game of the Year Edition
4. Hitman 2 - Gold Edition
5. Orcs Must Die! 2 

Fanatical (fanatical.com):
1. Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition
2. Fanatical's Survivors Bundle
3. The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim VR
4. Surviving Mars - First Colony Edition
5. NBA 2K19 

GOG (gog.com):
1. Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition
2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year
3. Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
4. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Obsidian Edition
5. Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Explorer Edition 

Itch.io's Most Popular (itch.io):
1. The Child's Sight
2. Tales of the Neon Sea
3. He Keeps Me Here
4. The Doll Shop
5. Probably Not – AFP Relaxnews 

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