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Fallout 3 tops US October PC chart

Bethesda title leads raft of new entries

Fallout 3 was the best-selling PC title in the US in October, according to data from NPD, as the chart saw five new entries into the top ten.

September's number one game, Spore, dropped to second, while Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy went straight in at third, beating fellow debutant Far Cry 2, which was fourth.

The MMO duo of Warhammer Online and the World of Warcraft Battle Chest took fifth and sixth places while Sims 2 expansion Apartment Life was seventh.

The Fallout 3 Collectors Edition, priced USD 79, was eighth on the chart while The Sims 2 Double Deluxe was ninth and Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 rounded out the top ten list.

Other notable new entries elsewhere on the chart included Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway at number 15 and Dead Space at number 17.

The full top ten is as follows:

  • 1. Fallout 3
  • 2. Spore
  • 3. Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy
  • 4. Far Cry 2
  • 5. Warhammer Online
  • 6. World of Warcraft Battle Chest
  • 7. Sims 2 expansion Apartment Life
  • 8. Fallout 3 Collectors Edition
  • 9. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe
  • 10. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
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