Six Xbox Published Games Were Top Sellers On Steam In 2020

The main focus of Microsoft's Xbox division in recent times has been on the launch of the Xbox Series X|S. Obviously, that's not the only part of its gaming business, though.

In 2020, Xbox Game Studios released a bunch of games on Windows as well as Steam. One of the highlights was when Sea of Thieves sailed onto Steam - with concurrent player numbers rising to new records.

It's no surprise then to hear that Microsoft's games, in general, did incredibly well last year on Steam. Valve recently revealed its top 100 games on the platform (as measured by gross revenue), and Microsoft published titles have made the list.

In no particular order, they are Sea of Thieves, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Grounded, and the PC only release, Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition.

Back in August last year, Xbox boss Phil Spencer praised the community for showing "really great" support on PC while at the same time acknowledging the team had more work to do:

"I wanted to thank the community for the support on PC. We made statements like this a few times over the years and the skeptical responses were earned. More work to do but the support we are seeing through @XboxGamePassPC and @Steam team right now is really great, thanks."

Just earlier this week, Valve announced Steam would be adding extended Xbox controller support for PC players.

Did you buy any Xbox Game Studios titles on Steam in 2020? Tell us down below.

[source store.steampowered.com, via twitter.com]