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NPD 2006 Report: Sims Sells Well
The NPD Group, which provides retail information about the video games industry and others, has recently released the 2006 annual report for game sales in the US. Although no Sims title appears in the console top 10, the PC games list of ten contains five Sims titles. The base game scored high, being sold the most of all Sims games and being outsold only by World of Warcraft. Other than that the expansion packs Nightlife, Open for Business and Pets make an appearance in the list. The first stuff pack, Family Fun Stuff, has also done well in the past year and is on the eighth place in the list. The full PC sales list over 2006, by units sold, is as follows:
  1. World of Warcraft
  2. The Sims 2
  3. The Sims 2: Open For Business Expansion Pack
  4. Star Wars: Empire At War
  5. The Sims 2: Pets Expansion Pack
  6. Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  7. Age of Empires III
  8. The Sims 2: Family Fun Stuff Expansion Pack
  9. Civilization IV
  10. The Sims 2: Nightlife Expansion Pack

Written at 18:56 on Sunday, 4 February 2007 by ChEeTaH.

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