Despite Criticism, Strategy Giant Climbs the Charts Once More

A whopping 50 percent discount is currently catapulting Victoria 3 into the bestseller charts on Steam. The fact that the strategy colossus ends up so high in the charts is remarkable because the game is quite controversial in the community.

Around 1 year after its release, Victoria 3 can conquer the Steam charts again. The Strategy game is currently reduced in price by 50 percentbut the community still doesn’t agree on how they should actually feel about the historic game.


Victoria 3: Strategy game is having a difficult time on Steam

In Victoria 3 you go to the 19th century, where you… amid exciting progress and social upheaval develop and shape your own society. You can choose between many different nations that you can advance in the period between 1836 and 1936. There are various things to consider, from industry to agriculture to the military to the political leanings and other important needs of your population groups.

Check out the gameplay trailer for Victoria 3 here:

On Steam, the strategy game currently only has an even rating after over 24,000 votes were cast – but at least it is falling The last 500 votes were mostly positive. While proponents of Victoria 3 praise the game for its decision-making and development opportunities, others criticize that the gameplay mechanics are not fully developed and that bugs rob the game of fun in some situations. If you want to try out Victoria 3 for yourself, you can secure the base game until November 28, 2023 for 24.99 euros instead of 49.99 euros. The extensive Grand Edition is also reduced from 79.99 euros to 55.99 euros.

Steam charts: strategy game knocks on the top 10

With the discount, Victoria 3 is currently ranked 10th in the Steam bestseller charts – so many players seem to be using the discount as an opportunity to to give the strategy game from Paradox Interactive a chance. Despite the soaring, it doesn’t come close to its own strategy competitor Stellaris – it is currently in the top 6. (Source: Steam)