Summer sales rule PC download charts
Monday 18 July 2011
Seasonal promotions for PC gamers are prominent in the week's top download charts on July 18, with recent releases
Portal 2 and
The Witcher 2 joined by a host of older titles.
Indie hit Terraria continues to hold its high position on the Steam chart thanks in part to its cheap $10 price made even cheaper during a recent summer blowout.
Direct2Drive's own sale runs until the end of July, re-invigorating sales of Bulletstorm and Crysis 2 in the process.
Home runs for GamersGate, as own-label Hearts of Iron III and Supreme Ruler: Cold War ride high, and Impulse, with space explorer Sins of a Solar Empire on top.
Over at Good Old Games, classic hits in the Fallout and Freespace series dominate.
1) Portal 2
3) The Witcher 2
4) Fallout: New Vegas
5) Borderlands: Game of the Year
*Based on revenue, not units sold
2) Crysis 2
3) The Witcher 2
4) Civilization V
1) Hearts of Iron III: For the Motherland
2) Settlers 7
3) Supreme Ruler: Cold War
4) Anno 1404 aka Dawn of Discovery
1) Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity
2) Rift / Rift Collector's Edition
3) Dragon Age Origins
4) Galactic Civilizations II
Good Old Games (
1) Fallout 2
3) Freespace 2
4) Fallout Tactics
5) Freespace + Silent Thief
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