USA Preorders Chart, 29 December 2012 – Another Slow Week

by nintendoiso on January 4, 2013

Overview

There are no games in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch. As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

Six games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from five last week, and the top 14 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from 13 last week. No games added 20,000 or more, the same as last week and four added 10,000 or more, down from eight last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

There are no games in the top 40 to be in its final week before launch.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending January 5

Overall software sales are expected to increase by around 40 percent.

Overall hardware sales are expected to increase by around 45 percent.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

God of War Ascension Pre-orders vs God of War III

God of War: Ascension (PS3) added 9,274 pre-orders, down from 12,767 last week, for a total of 217,953. The game is 36,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is 11 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Gears of War: Judgments Pre-Orders vs Gears of War IIi Pre-orders

Gears of War: Judgment (X360) added 3,561 pre-orders, down from 5,558 last week, for a total of 70,901. The game is 768,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is 12 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Bioshock Infinite Pre-orders

Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 9,643 pre-orders, down from 13,759 last week, for a total of 314,276. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 5,389 pre-orders, down from 8,499 last week, for a total of 194,034. The game is 14 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: Grand Theft Auto V (X360) added 15,993 pre-orders for a total of 274,997. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) added 14,938 pre-orders for a total of 241,980. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 13m298 pre-orders for a total of 240,779.

Requests: DMC (PS3) added 8,639 pre-orders for a total of 83,666. DMC (X360) added 5,988 pre-orders for a total of 67,786. Aliens: Colonial Marines (WiiU) added 670 pre-orders for a total of 17,643.

If your favorite game isn’t in the top 40, leave a comment requesting which game you want to see and the most requested games will be added in next week’s article!

The Top 40 can be seen below or click here to go to the USA pre-orders page.

Pos Game Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1
9643
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
13 9,643 323,919
2
15993
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 15,993 274,997
3
14938
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
N/A 14,938 241,980
4
13298
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
11 13,298 240,779
5
9274
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
11 9,274 217,953
6
2912
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
N/A 2,912 200,517
7
5389
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
13 5,389 199,423
8
3927
Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360)
Sega, Shooter
7 3,927 148,748
9
6826
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
19 6,826 146,382
10
7504
Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
4 7,504 130,669
11
3071
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
27 3,071 130,191
12
5453
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
8 5,453 124,314
13
7755
Dead Space 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 7,755 124,057
14
3541
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
6 3,541 100,636
15
3908
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
13 3,908 97,914
16
5478
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 5,478 95,640
17
4690
Dead Space 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
N/A 4,690 88,212
18
8639
DMC (PS3)
Capcom, Action
3 8,639 83,666
19
1988
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
7 1,988 80,482
20
3557
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
14 3,557 75,308
21
1258
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 1,258 72,521
22
3598
Anarchy Reigns (PS3)
Sega, Action
2 3,598 72,460
23
14684
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Unknown, Strategy
N/A 14,684 72,142
24
3929
Anarchy Reigns (X360)
Sega, Action
2 3,929 71,430
25
3561
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
12 3,561 70,901
26
1856
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
14 1,856 70,379
27
5988
DMC (X360)
Capcom, Action
3 5,988 67,786
28
2727
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
8 2,727 64,227
29
1708
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
N/A 1,708 62,938
30
5545
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
N/A 5,545 60,396
31
2701
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
14 2,701 59,961
32
2252
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
N/A 2,252 58,551
33
2224
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
14 2,224 56,580
34
2845
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
N/A 2,845 55,599
35
2339
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
N/A 2,339 55,154
36
263
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Unknown, Adventure
N/A 263 53,203
37
2107
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
14 2,107 51,611
38
1921
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 1,921 50,075
39
144
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 144 49,581
40
2424
NBA 2K13 (WiiU)
Unknown, Action
N/A 2,424 48,755

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