Ranking of the most profitable and awaited Ukrainian games on Steam

Ukrainian analytical service GameSensor has collected statistics on Ukrainian games and players on Steam for 2022. As reported by Mezha.Media, Metro Exodus, BIGFOOT, and the first S.T.A.L.K.E.R. were recognized as the most profitable Ukrainian games. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl — as the most awaited one.

Relying on data from Ukrainian Games Festival, which took place in the summer, and its own analytical database, GameSensor created a ranking of the top-selling Ukrainian games for 2022:

  1. Metro Exodus; 
  3. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl;
  4. Ultimate Admiral: Dreadnoughts;
  5. Metro: Last Light Redux; 
  6. Metro 2033 Redux; 
  7. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat;
  8. Sherlock Holmes Chapter One;
  9. Secret Neighbor: Hello Neighbor Multiplayer;
  10. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter.
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl;
  • Sherlock Holmes The Awakened;
  • Spark in the Dark;
  • Corsairs Legacy – Pirate Action RPG & Sea Battles;
  • Super Zoo Story;
  • Tactical Squad: SWAT Stories;
  • Redemption of the Damned;
  • Wandering Wolf;
  • Eternity Guards;
  • Farlanders.

According to the analysis of the language environment of users of the Steam platform, 0.43% of players are communicating in Ukrainian (before the full-scale war, the share of comments in Ukrainian on Steam was 0.3%). As GameSensor states, the following games received the largest number of comments in Ukrainian in 2022:

  1. Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® II;
  2. The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt;
  3. Euro Truck Simulator 2;
  4. Grand Theft Auto V;
  5. Garry’s Mod;
  6. Terraria;
  7. Rust;
  9. Stray;
  10. Don’t Starve Together.