Baldur’s Gate 3 Dominates Steam Deck’s 100 Most-Played Games In Last 12 Months

Larian Studios' RPG continues to break records.

Story Highlights

  • Baldur’s Gate 3 has become the most-played Steam Deck entry among 99 others over the last 12 months.
  • The huge feat was revealed by Valve earlier in a new Steam blog post. Vampire Survivors took the second spot.
  • Baldur’s Gate 3 came out on August 3, 2023, for PC, followed by PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and MacOS.

Baldur’s Gate 3 has just been hailed as the most-played game on Steam Deck for the last 12 months. Valve has recently released a list of the top 100 most-played games on the handheld between March 2023 to March 2024, revealing the massive milestone in the process. The list is based on the highest daily active player count, regardless of their Verified status. Even the games marked as Playable are included among the Verified ones.

Baldur's Gate 3 has become the most-played game on Steam Deck over the last 12 months.
Baldur’s Gate 3 has become the most-played game on Steam Deck over the last 12 months.

The rest of the long list is sprawling with a bunch of indies and other influential releases. Vampire Survivors hogged the second spot while Dave the Diver secured the third. Palworld is in sixth place after being surpassed by Elden Ring and Hogwarts Legacy. 

Baldur’s Gate 3 Has Left An Indelible Mark On The RPG Genre

The story-rich title has been critically acclaimed ever since its launch. It features hundreds of different choices, which can drastically alter your ending. The intricate web of player interactions with the NPCs also adds a huge depth of realism. It is no surprise that the entry has rolled over 10 million copies globally. Additionally, the Steam players still average around 645,000 users daily in the RPG.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 was released on August 3, 2023, for PC, followed by PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and MacOS. eXputer’s Huzaifah Durrani has reviewed it meticulously and given a perfect 5/5 score. He dubbed the game “one of the greatest RPGs of all time,” crediting the incredible worldbuilding, well-written characters, and compelling lore. 

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Shameer Sarfaraz is a Senior News Writer on eXputer who loves to keep up with the gaming and entertainment industries devoutly. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and several years of experience reporting on games. Besides his passion for breaking news stories, Shahmeer loves spending his leisure time farming away in Stardew Valley. VGC, IGN, GameSpot, Game Rant, TheGamer, GamingBolt, The Verge, NME, Metro, Dot Esports, GameByte, Kotaku Australia, PC Gamer, and more have cited his articles.

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