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NPD drops weekly PC charts

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

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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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5 Comments

  1. tenthousandgothsonacid

    That’s the end of PC gaming then.

    bdh will have to buy a console now ;)

    #1 6 years ago
  2. loki

    LOL PC games sucks again

    “The Steam and Direct2Drive charts will still happen weekly”

    Absolutely not interesting without numbers. A guess we don’t see numbers because

    1. Prototype – Radical – 312 units
    2. Empire: Total War – Creative Assembly -213 units
    3. Left 4 Dead – Valve – 187 units
    4. Ghostbusters: The Video Game – Terminal Reality -153 units
    5. The Elder Scrolls Game of the Year Pack Deluxe – Bethesda – 99 units
    6. Counter-Strike: Source – Valve – 56 units
    7. Team Fortress 2 – Valve – 41 units
    8. Killing Floor – Tripwire 32 units
    9. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition Deluxe – Bethesda – 23 units
    10. The Orange Box – Valve – 13 units

    #2 6 years ago
  3. SwiftRanger

    Doesn’t matter, anyone who thinks the PC retail market in the US (or any digital download service list) is the main indicator of the platform’s health should wake up. The heavy weight is in Europe mainland at retail, has been like that for ages.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. blackdreamhunk

    please NDP is nothing more a than joke, they know that too.NDP have very little creadability. Retail is pretty much on it’s death bed and them retailers know that is the case too.It wouldn’t be long before NDP is out of a job.

    Oh yea console game devs are going bankuprt these days. How is them new consoles. Here is a good link it pretty taks about the state of consoles!

    http://kotaku.com/5297023/colbert-mocks-project-natal-debuts-new-xbox

    the death of consoles are coming ahahahaha

    http://www.pocketgamer.biz/r/PG.Biz/OTOY/news.asp?c=14038

    oh one more thing how is them bankuprt console game devs doing these days lol.

    http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewarticle/articleid/3277020

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    :D :P :D

    #5 6 years ago

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