Top 20 Steam Deck: see which games dominated in January 2024

As Steam Deck gaining more and more space among gaming enthusiasts, Valve released the list of the 20 most played games on the platform in January 2024.

Considering play time on each title, the list offers valuable insights into the preferences of gamers who have adopted the new device.

Steam: Most popular games for January 2024

To the surprise of few, the epic RPG’Baldur’s Gate 3‘, from Larian Studios, maintains its leading position, winning the hearts of Steam Deck users since its launch.

Secondly, the recently released ‘Palworld’ surprises with its unique blend of Pokémon and survival elements, quickly gaining a solid player base.

Another highlight of the list is ‘Elden Ring‘, the highly anticipated title from FromSoftware, which continues to captivate players with its vast and challenging world, securing third place in the rankings.

The presence of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ in the TOP 5 is also notable, showing that, even after a few years of its release, the game continues to attract players with its futuristic setting and engaging narrative.

‘Baldur’s Gate III’ is the most played game of January 2024 – image: Larian Studios/Reproduction

In addition to the market leaders, the list features a variety of popular titles such as ‘Stardew Valley’, ‘Grand Theft Auto V‘, ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ and ‘Hogwarts Legacy’, demonstrating the diversity of player preferences on the Steam Deck.

It is worth noting that the list only considers games that run via Steam, excluding unofficial methods of accessing other platforms.

Check out the 20 most played games on the Steam Deck in January 2024 below:

  1. ‘Baldur’s Gate 3’
  2. Palworld
  3. ‘Elden Ring’
  4. ‘Monster Hunter: World’
  5. ‘Cyberpunk 2077’
  6. ‘Stardew Valley’
  7. ‘Dave The Diver’
  8. ‘Hogwarts Legacy’
  9. ‘Grand Theft Auto V’
  10. ‘Vampire Survivors’
  11. ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’
  12. ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition’
  13. ‘The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth’
  14. ‘Diablo IV’
  15. ‘Hades’
  16. ‘Cult of the Lamb’
  17. ‘Persona 5 Royal’
  18. ‘Warframe’
  19. ‘Fallout 4’
  20. ‘Slay the Spire’

The numbers reflect not only the popularity of gamesbut also the diversity of genres and styles that Steam Deck players are exploring at the beginning of 2024.

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