Match 3 tag
Tag created in June 2017
Match 3's popularity amongst developers
This chart displays the games released over the years with the Match 3 tag and the percentage of total Steam releases they represent. 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 tag's trend. It shows if the Match 3 tag is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart will tell us if this trend is a good thing (i.e. players interest is increasing, tag is undercrowded) or if it's the opposite.
The Match 3 tag has peaked in 2022, with 162 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.33% in 2010 and 0.06% in 2013.
Keep in mind that the current year is not over, so the number of games released will still increase. But the percentage is usually a good estimate.
Match 3's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Match 3 tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the graph is hard to read, you can deactivate the review count and % of the average lines by clicking on the legend.
While the review count clearly quantifies the reviews a tag receives, keep in mind that it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. The value normalized as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more revealing, as it gives you the popularity trend for Match 3 tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 6 (2010) and 208 (2022) reviews. Keep in mind that it is the average and not the median, meaning it is heavily influenced by extreme values, like a very successful game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Match 3 tag received between 12% (2011) and 56% (2022) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Match 3
This graph displays the evolution of the Match 3 tag's games price in USD over the years, and the percentage of free to play games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median game price peaked in 2015 at 5.99$, and bottomed in 2018 at 3.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2014 at 8%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Match 3, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Match 3 tag games, classed by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't necessarily mean that the audience doesn't like that tag. Some cultures have different standards and expectations. It will however affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The best rating for Match 3 games is 95% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 54% for the Simplified Chinese audience.
Deep in the jungle lie hidden temples bursting with traps and trickery, and it's up to you to uncover their treasures. Fire magical balls from your stone frog idol to make matches of three or more and clear the deadly chain before it reaches the golden skull.
|4.99||94.8%||Aug 30, 2006|
Chains is a relaxing arcade match 3 casual game. The object of the game is simple, link adjacent bubbles of the same color into chains. The challenge comes from increasingly difficult physics-driven levels. Chill, relax, and unwind with psychedelic Chains.
|2.99||73.5%||Jul 1, 2009|
Fluttabyes is a bright and cheerful "Match 4" game. Easy to pick up and play, and thoroughly addictive! Help the butterflies fly away by matching 4 or more of the same colour. If you match more than 6 butterflies you will earn a ladybird. If you match more than 9 butterflies, you will earn the magical rainbow butterfly!
|1.99||66.7%||Apr 20, 2010|
10000000: The Dungeon Crawling Matching Game
|4.99||90.6%||Jan 15, 2013|
|Robin's Island Adventure|
The player finds himself on a desert island, where he meets the natives, carves a home, builds a ship and ultimately sails back home.
|4.99||64.7%||Sep 17, 2014|
|Jewels of the Mysterious Woodland|
Jewels of the Mysterious Woodland - The new match 3 game is here, with brilliant jewels in over 600 dazzling puzzles! A magical journey filled with waves of excitement and brilliant visuals! Swap jewels to clear the way, and match pieces to crush each challenge that lies ahead.
|3.99||20%||Aug 10, 2017|
|The Flying Turtle Jewel Quest|
The Flying Turtle Jewel Quest - The new match 3 game is here, with brilliant jewels in over 600 dazzling puzzles! A magical journey filled with waves of excitement and brilliant visuals! Swap jewels to clear the way, and match pieces to crush each challenge that lies ahead.
|3.99||N/A||Aug 25, 2017|
|Jewel of WonderLand|
Jewel of WonderLand - The new match 3 game is here, with brilliant jewels in over 600 dazzling puzzles! A magical journey filled with waves of excitement and brilliant visuals! Swap jewels to clear the way, and match pieces to crush each challenge that lies ahead.
|3.99||N/A||Oct 2, 2017|
|Artifact Quest 2 - Match 3 Puzzle|
Travel together with Jess to a tropical island and find ancient treasures!
|6.99||81.1%||Nov 3, 2017|
DiamondFalls is a captivating and challenging match-3 puzzle game for enthusiasts of the genre. Players must solve each puzzle by collecting all diamonds and balls of the same color in a specific order within a limited amount of time.
|9.99||N/A||Oct 10, 2017|
|Food Monster and Animals Memory Match|
Food Monster and Animals Memory Match game is a classic board game, which help you develop yout memory skills. Playing this matching game will help you improve your recognition while having fun.
|1.99||N/A||Jan 30, 2018|
The world's first digital elimination game, a game combining Tetris and digital elimination, is simple to use, but it is not easy to get high scores. Once you play it, you will be unable to stop!
|1.99||N/A||Mar 6, 2019|
Meme Machine is a color-matching puzzle action game. Pick your meme and use single- and multi-colored pieces to do battle to crush your opponent!
|4.99||40%||Jun 22, 2018|
|Match Connect Challenge|
Match Connect Challenge - The new match game is here, with brilliant Pirate objects. A journey filled with waves of excitement and brilliant visuals! Swap objects to clear the way, and match pieces to crush each challenge that lies ahead.
|1.99||N/A||May 11, 2018|
|Gems of Magic: Lost Family|
This magical Match 3 Adventure makes you work. Simple at the start, but quite challenging when you are further in the game. Enjoy the beautiful graphics, and use the power ups sagaciously. Save the colorful creatures of the lost family in the magic forest by solving the puzzles until their freedom.
|9.99||54.6%||Apr 5, 2019|
|Heart of Moon : The Mask of Seasons|
Clara and her adoptive father have discovered the location of an ancient artifact called the Mask of Seasons. It is supposed to be hidden in a temple on an island, lost in the middle of the Pacific.
|5.99||N/A||Dec 6, 2018|
|Laruaville 7 - Match 3 Adventure|
Discover the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt!
|8.99||N/A||Apr 25, 2019|
|Sneak In: a sphere matcher game|
Sneak In is a marble shoot game with the theme of Amazonian Jungle. It is easy to play, but truly addictive. Your goal is to clear all the marbles before they reach the end of the path, and meanwhile, achieve Marbles and Combos as many as possible to get the highest score.
|3.99||92.3%||Oct 15, 2020|
|jwing - the next puzzle game|
An indie casual strategy game with fascinating gameplay mechanics. Think tetris meets a match three bubble shooter with a dynamically changing field. Easy to learn, difficult to master, with endless replay value. Develop strategies and unlock features to climb up levels and achieve the best score.
|Free||N/A||May 30, 2019|
In this chilling match3 adventure, the Snow Dragon's icy breath is ready to destroy all it touches in the Mountain Lands. Only the magic of the Snow Jewels can stop the ruthless monster. Collect chains of gems and help bring back peace and tranquility to the Mountain Lands!
|4.99||60%||May 30, 2019|
You are a Wizard, who to perfect himself in the art of magic, begins a challenging journey. Using the power of your staff and the ability to solve puzzles, you will acquire the energy of rare crystals and unlock powerful spells. Are you ready to this journey?
|1.99||94.7%||Dec 14, 2019|
|Memory Match Saga|
Memory Match Saga - A classic memory game that will improve your memory and brain power. You can spend the pleasant and leisure time with the game, meanwhile you can test and improve your memory and attention, whether you are a child or an adult.
|1.99||N/A||Nov 22, 2019|
|Tower Of God: One Wish|
Make matches, find objects, solve puzzles, climb the Tower of God and have fun in this innovative Match-3!
|7.99||93.3%||Jan 17, 2020|
Play a thrilling Match3 game! Match gems of the same kind to destroy them and to get bonuses and power-ups.
|6.99||95.5%||Jan 12, 2020|