This year was a great one for gamers with some of the most anticipated games of all time coming out. Steam Spy creator Sergey Galyonkin has put together a report on Medium revealing preliminary results for on Valve’s digital PC video game content distribution platform Steam. This report lists games that sold the most copies globally in 2015 as well as offering sales data for games sold in each individual region.
The Division is a game we’ve been following since it was announced back at E3 2013. Ahead of Christmas, Ubisoft has released a live-action trailer for the upcoming tactical shooter and I have to say it is pretty awesome!
Who says crowdfunding does not work? We have the first $100 million game, Star Citizen. The game comes from Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts. The news of the $100 million mark hit last night after the games developer Cloud Imperium Games released the 2.0 version of the Star Citizen Alpha.
So what were the most popular PC Games of June 2014? Well not the most accurate statistics as not everyone uses Raptr, their monthly numbers do give us a good idea of what everyone around the world is playing. Topping the list is League of Legends with 16.76% of all PC Gamers, that is twice the percentage of the #2 game which is DOTA2 at 8.15%.
Besides Battlefield 4 one other PC game that gamers are waiting for is Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Ghosts. Call of Duty is one of the most popular game franchises in history. While the game will not be released till November 5th the minimum PC requirements have been revealed and they are quite high.
Sharing games you have already purchased has always been pretty easy when it came to consoles, you would just take the disc or cartridge over a friends house. When it comes to PC gaming things are a little bit harder because of licensing issues and DRM. This might change very soon as the latest beta client of Steam has a short section of code that mentions a “Shared Game Library”.