NPD drops weekly PC charts

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 23 June 2009 08:29 GMT

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NPD won’t release any more PC charts, the research firm’s told Shacknews.

It will still issue monthly PC sales charts to the public, with full data, obviously, going to paying clients.

It’s the end of an era. Never more will we be able to write “Sims tops US PC charts” 40 billion fucking times in a row.

Full details through there. The Steam and Direct2Drive charts will still happen weekly. Get them after the link.

Direct2Drive’s Top Ten (6/14 – 6/20)

  1. The Sims 3 – Electronic Arts
  2. The Sims 3 (Mac) – Electronic Arts
  3. Ghostbusters: The Video Game – Terminal Reality
  4. Prototype – Radical
  5. Civilization 4: Complete Edition – Firaxis
  6. Fallout 3 – Bethesda
  7. Aion: The Tower of Eternity (Pre-Order) – NCsoft
  8. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Infinity Ward
  9. Mass Effect – BioWare / Demiurge
  10. Call of Duty: World at War – Treyarch

Steam Top Ten (By Revenue) (6/14 – 6/20)

  1. Prototype – Radical
  2. Empire: Total War – Creative Assembly
  3. Left 4 Dead – Valve
  4. Ghostbusters: The Video Game – Terminal Reality
  5. The Elder Scrolls Game of the Year Pack Deluxe – Bethesda
  6. Counter-Strike: Source – Valve
  7. Team Fortress 2 – Valve
  8. Killing Floor – Tripwire
  9. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition Deluxe – Bethesda
  10. The Orange Box – Valve

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