Infogrames, Inc.?s critically-acclaimed and hotly anticipated Neverwinter Nights staked its claim to the #1 spot atop the PC Games Sales Charts for the week ended June 22, 2002, according to NPDTechworld. Earning the #5 slot for the week was Infogrames? Backyard Baseball 2003, the latest installment in the hugely popular kids franchise. Neverwinter Nights and Backyard Baseball 2003 shipped to retailers on June 18th and 4th, respectively.
Also posting strong showings in the Top 25 on the PC Games Sales Charts for the week were RollerCoaster Tycoon Gold at #11 (released in May 2002), RollerCoaster Tycoon at #15 (released in March 1999), Backyard Basketball at #24 (released in October 2001), and Civilization III at #25 (released in October 2001).
Including RollerCoaster Tycoon Loopy Landscapes Expansion Pack, which ranked #28 for the week, the RollerCoaster Tycoon combined franchise (RCT, RCT Gold, RCTLL) sold enough units during the June 16-22 period to rank in the Top 5, maintaining its more than 24-month presence in the Top 10 on the PC Games Sales Charts.