UBS Warburg releases the first of its weekly top-10 game sales charts.
Investment research firm UBS Warburg has released the first in a planned series of weekly game sales charts. The chart is intended to fill in the gap created when NPD discontinued its weekly charts for video games (there are still 2896283weekly
charts from NPD for PC games and 2895639monthly
charts for video games). UBS Warburg polled major retailers and game publications, including GameSpot, for the data aggregated into the estimated relative sales positions listed in the chart below.
For the week of October 23 through October 30:
Rank / Title / Publisher
1 / Grand Theft Auto: Vice City / Take-Two
2 / Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 / Activision
3 / The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers / Electronic Arts
4 / NBA Live 2003 / Electronic Arts
5 / Hitman 2 / Eidos
6 / Kingdom Hearts / Square
7 / Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 / Electronic Arts
8 / TimeSplitters 2 / Eidos
9 / Tekken 4 / Namco
10 / Mario Party 4 / Nintendo