Steam summed up the results of 2022 by publishing the results of the games that performed best in various categories. Steam TOPs were made up of 100 positions, of which the first 12 are “platinum” winners. Only games that were released between January 1 and December 18, 2022 participate in the TOPs. Games in the TOPs are not distributed in places and are listed in random order.
The best releases of 2022 are the games that made the most money on Steam in the 2 weeks after release:
Total War: Warhammer IIIV RisingLego Star Wars: The Skywalker SagaCall of Duty: Modern Warfare IIDying Light 2 Stay HumanWarhammer 40,000: Dark Age Elden RingMonster Hunter: RiseYu-Gi-Oh! Master DuelStrayLost SheetFIFA
The top sellers of 2022 are the games that generated the highest revenue for the year:
Elden RingPUBG: BattlegroundsApex LegendsNaraka: BladepointDying Light 2 Stay HumanCall of Duty: Modern Warfare IICounter-Strike: Global OffensiveDota 2Yu-Gi-Oh! Master DuelMonster Hunter: RiseLost ArkDestiny 2
The most popular in 2022 are games that had more than 240,000 players online at the same time:
Dying Light 2 Stay HumanLost ArkGoose Goose DuckPUBG: BattlegroundsElden RingDestiny 2Yu-Gi-Oh! Master DuelDota 2Apex LegendsCounter-Strike: Global OffensiveCall of Duty: Modern Warfare IIARK: Survival Evolved
The Best of Early Access in 2022 are the top-grossing games both while in and out of Early Access:
PowerWash SimulatorFoxholeDread HungerGroundedRogue Legacy 2Vampire SurvivorsPolice Simulator: Patrol OfficersTemtemTeardownMount & Blade II: BannerlordWorld War 3Raft
Most Played on Steam Deck in 2022 – games were selected based on the number of daily players on Steam Deck:
Vampire SurvivorsPersona 5 RoyalHadesStrayMarvel’s Spider-Man RemasteredCyberpunk 2077Elden RingCult of the LambNo Man’s SkyMultiVersusThe Witcher 3: Wild HuntRed Dead Redemption 2
You can watch the TOPs in full on the Steam website.