Posts Tagged ‘Sales-Figures’

Steam: King Of Witcher 2 Download Sales

Imagine the giant is Steam: an unseen ant he's crushing is every other distribution platform.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings developers, CD Projekt, have given us the tiniest glimpse into how much Steam dominates the digital distribution market. Their lovely action RPG sold nearly a quarter of a million copies digitally since launch, with a hefty 81% of those coming from Valve’s increasingly monolothic service.
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News Just In: World of Warcraft Sells Many Copies

The NPD have released their figures for US PC retail sales in 2007, as reported by GameDaily. The biggest sellers? I’m glad you asked.

1. World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade – Vivendi (Blizzard) – 2.25 million
2. World of Warcraft – Vivendi (Blizzard) – 914K
3. The Sims 2 – Electronic Arts – 534K
4. The Sims 2 Seasons Expansion Pack – Electronic Arts – 433K
5. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Activision – 383K
6. Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars – Electronic Arts – 350K
7. MS Age of Empires III – Microsoft – 313K
8. Sim City 4 – Electronic Arts – 294K
9. MS Flight Simulator X – Microsoft – 280K
10. The Sims 2 Bon Voyage Expansion Pack – Electronic Arts – 272K

That includes sales from every multi-pack you can imagine. The total value of PC Games retail is $910 million, which is down $60 million from 2006 (Which itself was up from 2005’s $953 million (Which was down from 2004’s $1.1 Billion (No, really))).

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