6444 games sharing this Steam feature
Popularity of 'Shared/Split Screen' over time
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Shared/Split Screen feature and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. The number of releases gives an appreciation of the quantity of games published each year. It often tends to increase naturally, just like the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the feature's trend. It shows if the Shared/Split Screen feature is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart can let us know if this trend is a positive thing (i.e. players interest for the feature is growing) or a negative one (the feature is overcrowded).
The Shared/Split Screen game feature peaked in 2020 with 785 games released. The feature's popularity is in a range between 3% in 2010 and 1.8% in 2023.
Bear in mind that 2023 is not over yet. The number of releases will continue to increase, but the percentage is already a good estimate of things to come.
Evolution of 'Shared/Split Screen' game reviews
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Shared/Split Screen feature, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the chart is cluttered, you can always deactivate some lines by clicking on the legend.
The review count gives a view of the sheer amount of reviews a feature receives, but it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. That is why the normalized value as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more interesting, as it gives you the popularity trend for Shared/Split Screen feature games.
A standard game associated with this feature received on average between 42 (2010) and 631 (2014) reviews. Bear in mind that it is the average, and it can be strongly influenced by extreme values, like the release of a very popular game with this feature.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Shared/Split Screen feature received between 77% (2012) and 122% (2011) reviews compared to other features.
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|9.99||98.8%||Apr 18, 2011|
You’re a marine—one of Earth’s best—recently assigned to the Union Aerospace Corporation (UAC) research facility on Mars. When an experiment malfunctions and creates a portal to Hell, the base is overrun by blood-thirsty demons. You must shoot your way out to survive.
|4.99||96.8%||Aug 3, 2007|
Hell has invaded Earth, and to save it, you must battle mightier demons with even more powerful weapons. This beloved sequel to the groundbreaking DOOM (1993) introduced players to the brutal Super Shotgun, the infamous Icon of Sin boss, and more intense FPS action.
|4.99||95.1%||Aug 3, 2007|
Developed by the award-winning id Software, Quake® is the ground-breaking, original dark fantasy first-person shooter that inspires today’s retro-style FPS games. With Quake (Enhanced), experience the authentic, updated, and visually enhanced version of the original.
|9.99||96.4%||Aug 3, 2007|
Shadowgrounds breathes fresh air into the action genre with explosive combat sequences, an innovative weapon upgrade system, and an intriguing storyline. The adrenaline-pumping, top-down gameplay and audiovisual fireworks set the scene for this new action experience which also includes single computer (split keyboard or joystick) co-op...
|6.99||81.3%||May 8, 2006|
|Thrillville®: Off the Rails™|
Thrillville™: Off the Rails lives up to its name with 20 death-defying rides! Players can build incredible coasters to leap from one track to another, launch through the air like cannonballs, blast through a burning rings of fire and more!
|9.99||93.4%||Jul 8, 2009|
Shank is the cult-classic revival of the sidescrolling beat-em-up. Play as Shank in an over-the-top grindhouse game, packed to the rim with enemies, bosses, combos, and more by the award-winning team at Klei Entertainment.
|9.99||90.8%||Oct 25, 2010|
|Joint Task Force|
Joint Task Force is the real-time strategy (RTS) game where you command the frontline forces in tomorrow's most hazardous conflicts. Lead twenty dramatic missions in explosive war-zones including the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Balkans.
|7.99||89.8%||Mar 27, 2007|
|Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse|
Be the Zombie. Kick A** and Take Brains.
|19.99||90.5%||Mar 16, 2021|
|Kane and Lynch: Dead Men™|
Kane and Lynch: Dead Men is the new action shooter franchise by Io-Interactive, creators of the multi-million selling Hitman series. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men follows the violent and chaotic journey of two men - a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath - and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong.
|Free||66.4%||Dec 13, 2007|
Gish isn't your average hero. In fact, he's not your average anything...you see, Gish is a ball of tar. A Sunday stroll with his lady friend, Brea, goes awry when a shadowy figure emerges from an open manhole and pulls Brea below ground.
|9.99||61.8%||Jul 20, 2007|
Surviving is only half the game. The award-winning atmosphere and gameplay mechanics of the original Shadowgrounds make a triumphant return in this spin off/sequel armed with a slick new feature set! Shadowgrounds Survivor tells the story of the last remaining humans on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, where the alien onslaught is in full force.
|9.99||60.9%||Nov 14, 2007|
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|14.99||94.3%||Oct 25, 2010|
|DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue|
Join DeathSpank in the hunt for the Thongs of Virtue! Fight through all new environments and quests and collect all new weapons, armor, and loot in one of the funniest action-RPGs to date!
|14.99||86.9%||Nov 30, 2010|
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|14.99||76.5%||Aug 31, 2011|
Shatter is a retro-inspired brick-breaking game that merges familiar action with unique twists and a modern crafted production approach.
|1.99||95.9%||Mar 15, 2010|
|LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame|
When all the villains in Arkham Asylum team up and break loose, only the dynamic duo is bold enough to take them on to save Gotham City. The fun of LEGO, the drama of Batman and the uniqueness of the combination makes for a comical and exciting adventure in LEGO Batman: The Videogame.
|19.99||89.1%||Sep 29, 2008|
|Watchmen: The End is Nigh|
The lines between good and bad have been blurred and crime and terror run rampant in the streets. The alleys, rooftops and sewers are crawling with criminals and brutal gangs. And now, Underboss — in a daring escape — has broken out of prison and is ruling with vicious darkness.
|4.99||69.4%||Mar 4, 2009|
|Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2|
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Part 2 delves further into the partnership of Rorschach and Nite Owl before the hero-banning Keene Act. It’s now June 1977, and any day now the passage of the Keene Act will outlaw all masked vigilantes not sanctioned by the government.
|4.99||67.6%||Jul 29, 2009|
|LEGO® Harry Potter: Years 1-4|
Build the adventure from Privet Drive to the Triwizard Tournament and experience the magic of the first four Harry Potter stories – LEGO style! Explore Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, learn spells, brew potions and relive the adventures like never before with tongue-in-cheek humor and creative customization that is unique to...
|19.99||86%||Jun 25, 2010|
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|4.99||79%||Apr 7, 2009|
|Bionic Commando: Rearmed|
Classic side-scrolling gameplay is reporting back for duty with Bionic Commando Rearmed, a remake of the classic NES game, out now on PC.20 years after the 8-bit classic was released, Bionic Commando Rearmed recreates the world of the original with a complete "2.5D" visual revamp.
|9.99||70.4%||Jul 28, 2009|
|Rock of Ages|
A rock-solid combination of rock-rolling action, deep strategy, and captivating art and music from different ages of history, this is a game of crush or be crushed!
|9.99||91.5%||Sep 7, 2011|
As a survivor of the mutant virus, make your way through the city and wipe out the hordes of flesh eating mutants. Teamwork is the key to survive the DEAD HORDE...
|5.99||35.6%||Jul 27, 2011|
|LEGO® Indiana Jones™: The Original Adventures|
Build, Battle and Brawl your way out of trouble! Play through all three classic Indiana Jones™ movies and relive your favorite Indy adventures in the tongue-in-cheek worlds of LEGO®. Explore and Discover - Battle enemies, solve puzzles, and seek out the world's greatest treasures.
|19.99||86.2%||Jul 8, 2009|