The Sims Back on Top

The virtual life game regains the lead in PC Data's latest sales figures.


After briefly dropping out of the top spot, Electronic Arts' virtual life game The Sims is back in first place in the latest PC Data top-selling games chart for the week of November 19-25. Roller Coaster Tycoon from Hasbro Interactive dropped from first to second place, and The Sims: Livin' Large expansion pack rose to third place from fifth place a week before. Westwood's Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 held on to fourth place, while Barbie Pet Rescue dropped from second place in last week's figures to fifth place this week.

Three value-priced games were boosted into the top ten as the holiday shopping season got off to a start. Disney's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire 2nd Edition, Electronic Arts' SimCity 3000, and Microsoft's Flight Simulator Classic are all priced below US$20, and they took seventh, eighth, and ninth place, respectively.

Top-Selling Games for the Week of November 19-25:

Rank / Title / Publisher / Average Price
1 / The Sims / Electronic Arts / $42
2 / Roller Coaster Tycoon / Hasbro Interactive / $27
3 / The Sims: Livin' Large / Electronic Arts / $29
4 / Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 / Electronic Arts / $42
5 / Barbie Pet Rescue / Mattel Interactive / $28
6 / Roller Coaster Tycoon: Loopy Landscapes / Hasbro Interactive / $28
7 / Who Wants To Be A Millionaire 2nd Edition / Disney / $18
8 / Sim City 3000 / Electronic Arts / $16
9 / Flight Simulator Classic / Microsoft / $15
10 / Diablo 2 / Havas Interactive / $41

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