The Entertainment Software Association has highlighted new NPD data on the PC game market, following full-year analysis on the 18.85 billion dollar video game industry pertaining specifically to PC software sales.
Computer retail game sales in the United States totaled 910.7 million, or 36.4 million units, a decrease over last year#DY#s results, when PC games sold in a retail setting saw revenue of 970 million.
Following the ESA-trailed results, NPD released the top 10 best:selling PC games of 2007 to online outlets including Gamasutra, revealing two major franchises: Vivendi/Blizzard#DY#s World Of Warcraft and Electronic Arts#DY# The Sims, dominating much of the charts. The full run-down is as follows:
1. World Of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (Vivendi): 2.25 million
2. World Of Warcraft (Vivendi): 914,000
3. The Sims 2: Seasons Expansion Pack (Electronic Arts): 433,000
4. Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Activision) : 383,000
5. Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars (Electronic Arts): 343,000
6. Sim City 4 Deluxe (Electronic Arts): 284,000
7. The Sims 2 (Electronic Arts): 281,000
8. The Sims 2: Bon Voyage Expansion Pack (Electronic Arts): 271,000
9. Age Of Empires III (Microsoft): 259,000
10. The Sims 2: Pets Expansion Pack (Electronic Arts): 236,000
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Several days ago, we have reported that World of Warcraft has passes 10 million subscriber mark. Now, according to the list, WoW became the top of the PC game once again. Who can defeat World Of Warcraft? Maybe, we are all expecting more wonderful PC games in the future.
News Original From: Gamasutra