USA Preorders Chart, 16 February 2013 - Metal Gear Rising, Crysis 3

by William D'Angelo, posted on 24 February 2013 / 4,434 Views

Overview

There are two games in the top 40 to be in their final week, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and Crysis 3 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. As a reminder the Pro data is back up, which means that I am taking requests again for games outside the top 20.

Five games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 12 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Two games added 20,000 or more, up from one last week and seven added 10,000 or more, up from six last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3) added 28,383 pre-orders for a grand total of 161,888. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 200,000 to 275,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 600,000 and 700,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3,  2008) – 618,605 week one USA, 2,333,725 to date

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360) added 5,800 pre-orders for a grand total of 69,235. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 90,000 to 120,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 300,000 and 400,000 units lifetime in the US.

Crysis 3 (X360) added 31,079 pre-orders for a grand total of 119,808. 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 and 500,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Crysis 2 (X360,  2011) – 202,459 week one USA, 563,083 to date

Crysis 3 (PS3) added 9,487 pre-orders for a grand total of 65,226. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 75,000 to 125,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 200,000 and 250,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Crysis 2 (PS3,  2011) – 102,811 week one USA, 336,202 to date

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

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

God of War: Ascension (PS3) added 17,843 pre-orders, up from 15,339 last week, for a total of 229,045. The game is 112,000 pre-orders behind God of War III. The game is four 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 16,295 pre-orders, up from 9,610 last week, for a total of 102,041. The game has fallen 990,000 pre-orders behind Gears of War III. The game is five weeks away from launch in the USA, March 12, 2013.

Bioshock Infinite Pre-orders

Bioshock Infinite (X360) added 17,785 pre-orders, up from 9,450 last week, for a total of 313,250. Bioshock Infinite (PS3) added 7,796 pre-orders, up from 5,230 last week, for a total of 186,824. The game is six weeks away from launch in the USA, March 26, 2013.

Notable mentions: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC) added 13,520 pre-orders for a total of 221,766. The Last of Us (PS3) added 18,819 pre-orders for a total of 178,222. Tomb Raider (X360) added 6,163 pre-orders for a total of 97,821.

Requests: Monster Hunter Tri (WiiU) added 1,367 pre-orders for a total of 17,998. Pandora’s Tower (Wii) added 1,939 pre-orders for a total of 9,706. Cstlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate (3DS) added 1,547 pre-orders for a total of 6,982.

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
17785
BioShock Infinite (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
6 17,785 313,250
2
3210
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
31 3,210 242,895
3
17843
God of War: Ascension (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
4 17,843 229,045
4
13520
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Activision, Strategy
4 13,520 221,766
5
3693
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
31 3,693 209,794
6
7796
BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
6 7,796 186,824
7
18819
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
17 18,819 178,222
8
28383
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
1 28,383 161,888
9
3535
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
6 3,535 152,268
10
1976
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
17 1,976 119,911
11
31079
Crysis 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 31,079 119,808
12
16295
Gears of War: Judgment (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
5 16,295 118,336
13
6163
Tomb Raider (X360)
Square Enix, Action
3 6,163 97,821
14
4270
BioShock Infinite (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
6 4,270 89,138
15
8153
Tomb Raider (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
3 8,153 76,762
16
5800
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (X360)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
1 5,800 69,235
17
546
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 546 66,331
18
9487
Crysis 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 9,487 65,226
19
3326
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
10 3,326 58,630
20
2060
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
27 2,060 56,333
21
874
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
2 874 55,829
22
4196
Injustice: Gods Among Us (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
9 4,196 54,467
23
2114
Lego City Undercover (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
5 2,114 52,683
24
113
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
N/A 113 50,954
25
47
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 47 48,374
26
1268
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
THQ, Role-Playing
7 1,268 46,583
27
1939
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
10 1,939 43,076
28
837
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
20 837 40,526
29
877
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
20 877 39,820
30
4118
Crysis 3 ()
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 4,118 38,776
31
620
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
2 620 37,341
32
813
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
THQ, Role-Playing
7 813 35,788
33
317
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
N/A 317 35,396
34
2638
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
9 2,638 34,019
35
48
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 48 33,667
36
5610
MLB 13: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
3 5,610 33,630
37
1455
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Unknown, Action
N/A 1,455 33,113
38
3536
Etrian Odyssey IV (3DS)
Atlus, Action
2 3,536 31,105
39
407
Karaoke Joysound Wii (Wii)
Unknown, Misc
N/A 407 28,061
40
1208
Let's Dance with Mel B (X360)
Unknown, Sports
N/A 1,208 27,800

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


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12 Comments

AbrahamHamdan (on 25 February 2013)

Could someone tell me why Gears: Judgment pre-orders are that low? I'm sensing a little inaccuracy there.


Kizmi (on 25 February 2013)

I have been wondering that since VGC first released its preorder numbers. If they are true, Gears-series is having tough times.


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oniyide (on 25 February 2013)

if anything the preorder numbers are usually inaccurate, but sadly most of the time VGC has the numbers higher than they actually are


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foodfather (on 26 February 2013)

Problem is GOWJ was only available for preorder since november, just 4 months ago. In comparison, GOWA was available since last Apri.


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ocean-1984 (on 25 February 2013)

Request Killzone Shadow Fall


small44 (on 25 February 2013)

request:Killzone Mercenary and Soul Sacrifice


platformmaster918 (on 24 February 2013)

Could GoW open bigger than Gears? That would be a big turn from their last installments. Also LoU is looking fantastic with 18,000 pre-orders after being delayed till June. It will have nothing launching against it and E3 is over at that point so hopefully it'll get some nice spotlight (thinking of Infamous 2's unfortunate release).


Dangerousjo44 (on 27 February 2013)

looks like alot of my fellow gamers are ready for the next gen ps4,xbox720 so their saving there money and not buying great games that they wont be able to take to their next gen console i understand and im doing the same so hopefully youll be able to download these games as a next gen ver already waiting 4 us online to buy after we pick the new hardwere of are own taste and im a xbox guy myself


simon80 (on 26 February 2013)

request: Sniper Ghost Warrior 2


FaintZ (on 25 February 2013)

Request: Pokemon x and y, Soul Sacrifice, Killzone Shadow Fall


Michael-5 (on 25 February 2013)

Karaoke Joysound was cancelled a long time ago it released in 2008 in Japan, I don't think anyone is taking pre-orders for this game.


Michael-5 (on 25 February 2013)

Request: Pandora's Tower (Wii), Tales of Xillia (PS3), and anything PS4.


AbrahamHamdan (on 25 February 2013)

Could someone tell me why Gears: Judgment pre-orders are that low? I'm sensing a little inaccuracy there.


Lawlight (on 25 February 2013)

Where's Monster Hunter?


Bristow9091 (on 24 February 2013)

Does anyone else find it funny how bad Gears of War: Judgement is doing compared to Gears of War 3? Well, not so much funny, but, I don't know what the word is I'm thinking of, either way, it's doing pretty terrible in terms of preorders compared to its predecessor...