Steam’s Top Most Played Games of 2020 List Released

Valve has released Steam’s Best of 2020 Games list and mostly contains games like Destiny 2, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, Grand Theft Auto 5, Rocket League, Rust, and many more. Interestingly there are a surprising number of newly released games like Among Us and Cyberpunk 2077 which were just released a few weeks back.

Every year, Valve releases its list of the top-played games of the year on Steam based on Popularity too in the sense of the traffic of players playing a game.

Each of these games had over 200,000 concurrent players at its peak with Cyberpunk 2077 reaching a record high of 1,054,388 players on December 12.

In terms of top new PC releases, games like Cyberpunk 2077, Among Us, and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout topped out in terms of gross revenue as well. Cyberpunk 2077 and Among Us were two of the most played throughout 2020 as well, in addition to contenders like Terraria, Life is Strange 2, and Grand Theft Auto 5.

Top 12 most-played games according to Valve List are listed below:

1] Destiny 2


Destiny 2 is an action MMO with a single evolving world that you and your friends can join anytime, anywhere, absolutely free.

2] Among Us

Among Us

Among Us is a multiplayer game for four to ten players. All players except ghosts have a limited cone of vision, only allowing them to see other players within a certain unblocked distance around them. The Crewmates win by completing all tasks, or by identifying and eliminating all Impostors.

3] Counter-Strike: Global Offensive


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) expands upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 19 years ago. CS: GO features new maps, characters, weapons, and game modes, and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content (de_dust2, etc.).

4] Cyberpunk 2077


Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, action-adventure story set in Night City, a megalopolis obsessed with power, glamour and body modification. You play as V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant that is the key to immortality.

5] Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Fall Guys

Fall Guys is a massively multiplayer party game with up to 60 players online in a free-for-all struggle through round after round of escalating chaos until one victor remains!

6] Life is Strange 2

Life is Strange

After a tragic incident, brothers Sean and Daniel Diaz run away from home. Fearing the police, and dealing with Daniel’s new telekinetic power, the boys head to Mexico. Each stop on their journey brings new friends and new challenges.

7] Grand Theft Auto V


Grand Theft Auto V for PC offers players the option to explore the award-winning world of Los Santos and Blaine County in resolutions of up to 4k and beyond, as well as the chance to experience the game running at 60 frames per second.

8] Mount & Blade 2: Banner Lord

MB Banner Lord

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

9] DOTA 2


Every day, millions of players worldwide enter battle as one of over a hundred Dota heroes. And no matter if it’s their 10th hour of play or 1,000th, there’s always something new to discover. With regular updates that ensure a constant evolution of gameplay, features, and heroes, Dota 2 has taken on a life of its own.

10] PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds


PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is a battle royale shooter that pits 100 players against each other in a struggle for survival. Gather supplies and outwit your opponents to become the last person standing.

11] Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter World

Welcome to a new world! In Monster Hunter: World, the latest installment in the series, you can enjoy the ultimate hunting experience, using everything at your disposal to hunt monsters in a new world teeming with surprises and excitement.

12] Terraria


Terraria is a 2D sandbox game with gameplay that revolves around exploration, building, crafting, combat, survival, and mining, playable in both single-player and multiplayer modes. The game has a 2D sprite tile-based graphical style reminiscent of the 16-bit sprites found on the Super NES.