USA Preorders Chart, 2 February 2013 - Dead Space 3

by William D'Angelo, posted on 07 February 2013 / 3,580 Views

Overview

There are three games in the top 40 to be in their final week, Dead Space 3 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS) and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3). As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

Four games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from two last week, and the top 15 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from 14 last week. Four games added 20,000 or more, up from two last week and nine added 10,000 or more, up from five last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Dead Space 3 (X360) added 64,169 pre-orders for a grand total of 231,684. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 300,000 to 400,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 0.8 million and 1.0 million units lifetime in the US.

  • Dead Space 2 (X360,  2011) – 212,242 week one USA, 740,718 to date

Dead Space 3 (PS3) added 34,167 pre-orders for a final total of 174,502. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 225,000 to 300,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 0.6 million and 0.8 million units lifetime in the US.

  • Dead Space 2 (PS3,  2011) – 155,100 week one USA, 583,597 to date

Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS) added 34,167 pre-orders for a grand total of 174,502. Expect first week sales in the USA to be in the 225,000 to 300,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 600,000 and 800,000 units lifetime in the US.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3) added 10,796 pre-orders for a final total of 115,292. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 150,000 to 200,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 million and 600,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending February 9

The Xbox 360 and PlayStation versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, as well as Halo 4 (X360), are expected to remain relatively flat.

Ninokuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 25,000 units in its third week on sale.

Overall hardware sales are expected to increase slightly due to the new releases. The 3DS is expected to have the biggest boost, anywhere between 10 to 15 percent, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 should be up between five and 10 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 12,542 pre-orders, down from 14,035 last week, for a total of 195,863. The game is 109,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is six 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 9,785 pre-orders, up from 8,575 last week, for a total of 92,431. The game has fallen 934,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is seven weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Bioshock Infinite Pre-orders

Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 9,443 pre-orders, down slightly from 9,455 last week, for a total of 286,115. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 4,512 pre-orders, down from 5,420 last week, for a total of 173,798. The game is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: Grand Theft Auto V (X360) added 4,847 pre-orders for a total of 235,089. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) added 4,298 pre-orders for a total of 202,755.  StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 11,054pre-orders for a total of 196,085.

Requests: Rayman Legends (WiiU) added 1,089 pre-orders for a total of 22,385. Pandora’s Tower (Wii) added 2,634 pre-orders for a total of 5,699. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (3DS) added 1,215 pre-orders for a total of 3,991.

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
9443
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
8 9,443 286,115
2
4847
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
33 4,847 235,089
3
64169
Dead Space 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 64,169 231,684
4
4298
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
33 4,298 202,755
5
11054
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
6 11,054 196,085
6
12542
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
6 12,542 195,863
7
34167
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
1 34,167 174,502
8
4512
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
8 4,512 173,798
9
13040
Aliens: Colonial Marines (X360)
Sega, Shooter
2 13,040 155,019
10
2200
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
8 2,200 146,440
11
26135
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
14 26,135 135,878
12
28878
Dead Space 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 28,878 126,208
13
13400
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
3 13,400 119,463
14
1400
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
22 1,400 116,762
15
10796
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
1 10,796 115,292
16
9785
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
7 9,785 92,431
17
6381
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
5 6,381 85,993
18
7497
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
2 7,497 82,984
19
3496
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
8 3,496 81,141
20
8834
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 8,834 75,321
21
683
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 683 65,284
22
5342
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
5 5,342 63,482
23
5822
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
3 5,822 58,638
24
1298
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
4 1,298 54,014
25
3334
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
12 3,334 52,652
26
5117
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
9 5,117 51,379
27
95
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 95 50,746
28
1256
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
7 1,256 49,129
29
49
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 49 48,280
30
4352
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 4,352 47,148
31
3809
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
11 3,809 47,022
32
1748
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
9 1,748 44,251
33
2276
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
12 2,276 39,155
34
795
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 795 38,690
35
877
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
22 877 38,179
36
2016
Aliens: Colonial Marines (PC)
Sega, Shooter
2 2,016 36,199
37
876
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
4 876 35,834
38
372
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 372 34,765
39
1108
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
THQ, Role-Playing
9 1,108 34,073
40
51
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 51 33,571

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


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14 Comments

Michael-5 (on 07 February 2013)

Request: Tales of Xillia (PS3) and Pandora's Tower (Wii)


ewaugh (on 07 February 2013)

Request: Rayman Legends Wii U i'm guessing it will go down


Michael-5 (on 07 February 2013)

Wow Pandora's Tower Added half of its total pre-orders this week.


ps3-sales! (on 08 February 2013)

Request: Killzone Mercenary, or any PSV game @___@ Great numbers for The Last of Us. Can't wait for launch sales! ^__^


nnodley (on 07 February 2013)

Awesome that The Last of Us added over 20,000. GoW: Ascension should increase a lot in the coming weeks hopefully.


SxyxS (on 07 February 2013)

I always thought that pikmin will be released soon?? Gears sequelled to death?


small44 (on 07 February 2013)

request:killzone mercenary


MARCUSDJACKSON (on 07 February 2013)

i'll second that


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spaceguy (on 10 February 2013)

I played about 12 hours on dead space 3 and the game is awesome. I hope it has legs and reach's it's goal of 5 Million. Pick this game up!


pitzy272 (on 08 February 2013)

Request: killzone mercenary


mtu9356 (on 07 February 2013)

And so the last AAA ip resembling a survival horror dies... thanks EA.


SxyxS (on 07 February 2013)

the last of us!!(!


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Vinniegambini (on 07 February 2013)

Has Fire Emblem ever charted that high in the US?


Michael-5 (on 07 February 2013)

I doubt it. The best selling Fire Emblem in Americas was a new IP, so it's sales were probably post release. This will be the new best seller in the series.


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Meret (on 09 February 2013)

never


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ktay95 (on 07 February 2013)

how is Rayman Legends doing on WiiU?


jamesmarkus87 (on 07 February 2013)

Why do I get the feeling that Judgment and Revengeance are being undertracked?


hunter_alien (on 07 February 2013)

request: Killzone Mercenaries,