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ELSPA Sales Awards

by Thomas on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 12:53 p.m. PST

Grand Theft Auto Vice City for PS2 format continues to break all records, receiving a staggering three awards in its first two weeks of release. Publishers Take 2 were awarded the ELSPA Silver, Gold and Platinum Awards for sales of more than 100K, 200K and 300k respectively.

Gran Turismo 2 and 3, both for PS2 format, published by Sony, were recognised as top sellers this month in the run-up to Christmas. Both games were awarded the ELSPA Double Platinum Award for sales of more than 600k.

Meanwhile, Fifa 2003 for PS2 format, published by EA Sports, was recognised for selling more than 200,000 units in just four weeks by picking up both an ELSPA Silver and Gold Award

For sales of more than 100,000, ELSPA has awarded Silver status to:

Pro Evolution Soccer 2 (PS2 format). Published by Konami and released in week 43 of 2002

Shogun: Total War (CD Rom). Published by EA Classics and released in week 25 of 2000

Dancing Stage Euro Mix (PSX format). Published by Konami and released in week 7 of 2001

Scooby Doo & The Cyber Chase (PSX format). Published by THQ in week 49 of 2001.

Super Mario Sunshine (Game Cube format). Published by Nintendo in week 40 of 2002.

ELSPA's Director General, Roger Bennett, commented on these latest achievements:

"Vice City is yet again hitting the headlines for record sales. But other games, such as Fifa 2003, are proving to be huge hits in the run-up to the festive season. It is great to see so many titles doing so well."

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