On February 23, we witnessed the long-awaited launch of Son of the Forest, an indie horror and survival game developed by Endnight Games which has just launched its Early Access. It is clear that the game was a success, since it managed to dethrone Hogwarts Legacy and became the best-selling game of the week on Steam.

Steam used to reveal weekly video game sales charts every Sunday, but starting this week, it will share the information every Tuesday. Although the new Steam tables also include free or free games, the SteamDB portal filters the table and shows which were the best-selling paid video games during the week, with Sons of the Forest in first place in This time.

For the past seven weeks, we’ve seen Hogwarts Legacy atop Steam’s best-selling video game, even before its official release, but its streak came to an end thanks to Endnight Games’ release of Sons of the Forest. . In third place we have another release, as Mundfish’s Atomic Heart also saw strong sales in its first week.

In the rest of the Top 10 best-selling video games during the week on Steam we can find other novelties, as Company of Heroes 3 debuted in sixth place, Square Enix’s Octopath Traveler II is at eighth place and pre-sales of Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty brought him to ninth position. Don’t forget that this latest Team Ninja title has a free demo on all platforms.

A few days ago, independent studio EndnightGames revealed that Sons of the Forest had managed to sell more than 2 million units on its first day of early access, in addition to registering its highest number of simultaneous players on Sunday. with over 414,000. Without a doubt, this is a good start for Sons of the Forest, especially since it is only in its early access phase.

Categorized in: