Starfield, the highly anticipated RPG from Bethesda, is making waves in the gaming community. Following the release of new gameplay details at the Xbox Games Showcase, Starfield pre-orders have become an instant hit on Steam.
Even before its official launch, the intergalactic odyssey has already surpassed other popular titles such as Payday 3, Street Fighter 6, and the Steam Deck, establishing its dominance as the top-selling game on Steam.
A Glimpse into Starfield’s Universe
Bethesda’s recent showcase shed light on various aspects of Starfield, including the mesmerizing Starfield backgrounds and the intriguing Starfield character creation. Fans were thrilled to learn that the infamous Adoring Fan from The Elder Scrolls Oblivion will be making a return.
The showcased gameplay showcased notable visual upgrades since the previous 2022 build, and Bethesda even provided details about the game’s first DLC. It’s evident that Starfield is shaping up to be the year’s biggest gaming sensation.
A Remarkable Achievement
Less than 24 hours after Starfield pre-orders became available, the game quickly soared to the top of Steam’s best-seller list. While Cyberpunk 2077 received a boost from the Phantom Liberty release date announcement and additional gameplay details, Starfield maintained its supremacy, surpassing highly anticipated titles like Payday 3 and even recent hits like Street Fighter 6.
The only game that currently surpasses Starfield in terms of popularity on Steam is the legendary Valve shooter, CSGO. However, it’s worth noting that CSGO is a free-to-play game, while Starfield holds the crown as the leading premium game on Steam. The overwhelming response to Starfield’s pre-orders reinforces the anticipation and excitement surrounding this epic space RPG.
With its stellar performance in the pre-order phase, Starfield has cemented its position as a frontrunner in the gaming industry. The game’s captivating universe, combined with Bethesda’s track record of delivering immersive RPG experiences, has struck a chord with fans.
As the Starfield release date draws near, the excitement continues to build. It’s clear that Starfield has captured the imagination of gamers worldwide, and its success on Steam is a testament to its immense popularity. Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the cosmos in what promises to be the year’s most highly acclaimed game.
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