PC Sales: Aion, Left 4 Dead 2 Top the Charts

by Nick Breckon, Oct 20, 2009 2:40pm PDT

NCsoft's fantasy MMO Aion was the biggest PC seller at retail in September, according to NPD's new data for the month. EA Maxis' The Sims 3 and Cryptic's superhero MMO Champions Online rounded out the top three.

On the order of more recent sales data, Left 4 Dead 2 captured the top spot on the Steam sales list last week, edging out Gearbox's just-released Borderlands and BioWare's upcoming RPG Dragon Age: Origins. Check out both charts below.

NPD US retail sales for the month of September:

  1. Aion

  2. The Sims 3

  3. Champions Online

  4. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

  5. Aion Collector's Edition

  6. Mumbo Jumbo Assortment

  7. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe

  8. World of Warcraft: Battle Chest

  9. Real Deal Slots Treasures of the Far East

  10. World of Warcraft

  11. Spore

  12. Grand Theft Auto IV

  13. Starcraft: Battle Chest

  14. Zuma's Revenge

  15. World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Expansion Pack

  16. Batman: Arkham Asylum

  17. Reel Deal Slots Adventure

  18. Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships

  19. Civilization IV: Complete Edition

  20. The Sims 2 University Life Collection

Steam sales for the week of 10/11-10/17:

  1. Left 4 Dead 2

  2. Borderlands

  3. Dragon Age: Origins

  4. Dragon Age: Origins Deluxe Edition

  5. Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

  6. Sid Meier's Civilization IV: The Complete Edition

  7. Aion

  8. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

  9. Saints Row 2

  10. Cities XL Limited Edition

  11. Left 4 Dead

  12. Counter-Strike: Source