The Sims Wins

Maxis' latest offering unseats Who Wants to be a Millionaire as sales champ.


Finally, Who Wants to be a Millionaire has been unseated from the number one sales position for games. According to PC Data, for the week of January 30 to February 5, the number one selling game was Maxis' The Sims. It also ranked as the number 5 overall software title for the week. Prior to this week, Who Wants to be a Millionaire was the undisputed king of the games-sales chart, staying in the number one position ever since it debuted in November.

Other familiar games on the best-selling list were Microsoft's Age of Empires II and Roller Coaster Tycoon. The sales rank for the top ten games are as follows:

PC Data Hits List of Top-Selling SoftwareWeek of January 30-February 5, 2000

Rank / Title / Publisher / Price1 / The Sims / Electronic Arts / $422 / Who Wants to be a Millionaire / Disney / $193 / Centipede / Hasbro Interactive / $154 / Parker Bros Classic Card Games / Hasbro Interactive / $155 / Milton Bradley Classic Games / Hasbro Interactive / $156 / MP Roller Coaster Tycoon / Hasbro Interactive / $307 / Microsoft Age of Empires II: Age of Kings / Microsoft / $458 / Final Fantasy VIII / Electronic Arts / $399 / MP Roller Coaster Tycoon Corkscrew Follies / Hasbro Interactive / $2010 / Starcraft / Havas Interactive / $29

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