Weekly PC Sales: Lich King and BattleForge Reign

The latest sales charts for PC software are in, showing that, during the week of March 22, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King lead retail U.S. sales--ending the lengthy three-week rule of Empire: Total War.

As for Direct2Drive, BattleForge was that week's most popular digital download.

Remember, NPD's list only accounts for brick and mortar retailers in the United States, while Direct2Drive's list is only representative of one particular digital download outlet.

NPD's Top Ten (3/22 - 3/28)

  1. World Of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King / Blizzard / $33
  2. Empire: Total War / Creative Assembly / $46
  3. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe / EA Maxis / $20
  4. World Of Warcraft Battle Chest / Blizzard / $33
  5. Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II / Relic / $47
  6. Spore / EA Maxis / $47
  7. Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst / Big Fish Games / $19
  8. World Of Warcraft / Blizzard / $20
  9. The Sims 2 Apartment Life Exp. Pack / EA Maxis / $20
  10. Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway / Gearbox / $13

Direct2Drive's Top Ten (3/22 - 3/28)

  1. BattleForge / EA Phonemic
  2. Defense Grid: The Awakening / Hidden Path
  3. Final Fantasy XI Vana'diel Collection / Square Enix
  4. Command & Conquer 3: Red Alert - Uprising / EA LA
  5. Men of War / Best Way
  6. Empire: Total War / Creative Assembly
  7. Fallout 3 / Bethesda
  8. Rome: Total War / Creative Assembly
  9. Tom Clancy's HAWX / Ubisoft Romania
  10. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe / EA Maxis