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It’s amazing: how much do you have to spend to enjoy the 10 most popular games on Steam?

We live in strange times, especially for those users who have been forged over a slow fire for decades in which they have had to buy with a lot of effort each one of those games Super Nintendo, Mega Drive, PS2, Xbox 360, PS Vita, Nintendo DS, Wii U and any other machine that has passed through their hands. However, times have changed and we have moved on to a model that practically gives us entertainment by weight. Is it also the case for Steam?

The most played titles on Steam

The point is that applying that logic old lady from wanting to buy all the games and go over flat rates, we have focused on seeing how much would it cost us right now to get the ten most played titles on Steam. Those that are the most popular, those that offer the highest peaks of connections per day and that make a living making us have a good time at the controls of our computer. Do you know exactly how much you would have to loosen?

Well, doing some quick math if you want to enjoy that Top 10 in the warmth of your house this fall, You will only have to pay 179.95 euros. Do you think too much? Well, surely the bill has increased considerably due to the presence of a classic that arrives every year around this time. The new Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 he alone is worth 69.99 euros, which practically represents 40% of the total. The rest, the other nine launches, or are free2play or do not exceed 40 euros in price.

those other titles careros They are, in rank order, New World, Rust Y Grand Theft Auto V. The rest, a total of six illustrious members of that Top 10, are free. They won’t cost us anything. We can download them whenever we want simply by clicking the green button on the official page that they have published on Steam.

Top 10 Steam.

Houston, we have a problem?

Obviously not. It’s one thing that us veterans who have always liked to own the games this thing that things are free (in the beginning), to become a scoop endless in the end, It is not something that makes us particularly funny, but it has been shown that it works and developments that are conceived as services are already part of our culture gamer.

That a whole Top 10 most popular games does not cost even 200 euros is a symbol of the changes we have experienced in a very short time, of new generations educated in total free with small micropayments that, added one by one, end up exceeding the price retail of any AAA release. A symptom of the times that the internet has brought us, in a way to revolutionize the industry to make it sustainable and viable and that is not willing to be defeated by the single price when it comes to competing online with friends and colleagues.

Because let’s not forget one thing: much of the phenomenon free2play on Steam in the Top 10 has a lot (or almost everything) to do with multiplayer, with that competitive aspect that eSports have brought and that transform the old games packaged and sold one by one in stores into a mere memory of the past.

the future is free2play, manque Despite many of us, we still adore those cartridges that we still hide at home from our old console from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s.

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