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Strategy video games have all the time been profitable on PC. After all, the open platform is where the style was birthed, giving solution to main PC franchises like Crusader Kings, Command & Conquer, and Total War. Even right this moment, Total War: Warhammer 3’s gross sales show that the style nonetheless has loads of kick in it stacked up towards genres with broader enchantment.
For the week ending in February 20, Total War: Warhammer 3 topped the Steam finest vendor’s charts based on SteamDB. Last week, simply earlier than launch, it nonetheless positioned a decent spot at quantity seven. This is despite the game launching day one on Game Pass, including additional proof that the subscription service doesn’t hinder gross sales of anticipated titles.
On its personal, Total War: Warhammer 3’s gross sales are spectacular, however it’s much more fascinating while you study which rivals it overtook. Dying Light 2 shot down from primary to 3rd place, with Cyberpunk 2077 sitting at fifth for the week.
Even the extremely anticipated Elden Ring sits at second place, seemingly ready to leap to first after it formally launches. However, simply the week earlier than, Total War: Warhammer 3 was solely two spots behind Elden Ring. All this does is show that the technique style and its offshoots will proceed to thrive on PC no matter no matter triple-A title exists as competitors.