USA Preorders Chart, 20 April 2013 - Dead Island: Riptide

by William D'Angelo, posted on 25 April 2013 / 5,127 Views

Overview

There are three games in the top 40 to be in their final week. Dead Island: Riptide for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Lego City Undercover (3DS), and Star Trek: The Game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Three games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top five has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Two games added 20,000 or more, the same as last week and five added 10,000 or more, down from six last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Dead Island: Riptide (X360) added 8,048 pre-orders for a grand total of 95,556. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 125,000 to 150,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 500,000 units and 700,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Dead Island (X360,  2011) – 218,978 week one USA, 1,175,706 to date

Dead Island: Riptide (PS3) added 6,334 pre-orders for a final total of 69,704. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 80,000 to 110,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 units and 550,000 units lifetime in the US.

  • Dead Island (PS3,  2011) – 112,963 week one USA, 787,688 to date

Lego City Undercover (3DS) added 17,232 pre-orders for a grand total of 39,166. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 50,000 to 70,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 300,000 units and 500,000 units lifetime in the US.

Star Trek: The Game (X360) added 1,892 pre-orders for a grand total of 26,005. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 35,000 to 50,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 150,000 units and 250,000 units lifetime in the US.

Star Trek: The Game (PS3) added 1,355 pre-orders for a grand total of 22,809. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 30,000 to 45,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 100,000 units and 200,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending April 27

Unjustice: Gods Among Us (X360) sales are expected to drop to around 65,000 units in its second week. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 50,000 units.

Pandora’s Tower (Wii) sales are expected to drop to around 12,000 units in its second week.

Devi; summoner: Soul Hackers (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 11,000 units in its second week.

Overall hardware sales are expected to drop slightly week-on-week, while software sales are expected to remain relatively flat.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

The Last of Us (PS3) added 8,002 pre-orders, down from 12,092 last week, for a total of 250,328. The game is 61,000 pre-orders ahead of Uncharted 3 during the same number of weeks before release. The game is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, June 14, 2013.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) added 8,032 pre-orders, up from 4,865 last week, for a total of 146,990. The game is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, June 9, 2013.

Notable mentions: Battlefield 4 (X360) added 24,743 pre-orders for a total of 106,052. Pokemon X / Y (3DS) added 4,052 pre-orders for a total of 51,662. Tales of Xillia (PS3) added 22,592 pre-orders for a total of 38,676.

Requests: Watch Dogs (X360) added 851 pre-orders for a total of 7,688. Watch Dogs (PS3) added 815 pre-orders for a total of 6,633. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team entered the charts this week with 646 pre-orders.

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
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
22 3,056 269,900
2
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
8 8,002 250,328
3
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
22 2,726 233,945
4
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
8 8,032 155,022
5
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
24 24,743 106,052
6
Dead Island: Riptide (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
1 8,048 95,556
7
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
37 395 70,210
8
Dead Island: Riptide (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
1 6,334 69,704
9
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
18 1,240 67,957
10
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
4 1,528 64,635
11
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
25 1,740 59,227
12
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
37 446 53,240
13
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
N/A 131 51,866
14
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
28 4,052 51,662
15
XCOM (PC)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
37 47 48,785
16
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
16 821 47,048
17
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
4 877 43,039
18
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Unknown, Action
N/A 1,099 41,721
19
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
24 17,490 41,444
20
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
37 500 41,137
21
Lego City Undercover (3DS)
Unknown, Action
1 17,232 39,166
22
Tales of Xillia (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
16 22,592 38,676
23
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
37 35 37,661
24
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
37 55 34,114
25
Soul Sacrifice (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
2 5,387 31,332
26
Rayman Legends (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Platform
20 155 26,623
27
Star Trek: The Game (X360)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 1,892 26,005
28
XCOM (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
37 204 24,286
29
Prey 2 (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
37 47 23,757
30
Wii Fit U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
11 408 23,373
31
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
28 2,294 23,327
32
Star Trek: The Game (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 1,355 22,809
33
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
37 593 21,038
34
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
N/A 1,384 20,485
35
Project X Zone (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
10 7,958 18,578
36
XCOM (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
N/A 129 18,142
37
Fuse (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
6 497 18,040
38
Fuse (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
6 629 17,981
39
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
13 12,648 17,406
40
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
28 2,048 16,369

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


More Articles

7 Comments

small44 (on 25 April 2013)

request:terraway and killzone mercenary


Michael-5 (on 25 April 2013)

Request: Battlefield 4 vs. Battlefield 3 comparison.


sniper989 (on 25 April 2013)

ouch @ fuse


ErazorDJ (on 27 April 2013)

request: Resident Evil revelations


ryuzaki57 (on 26 April 2013)

those soaring BF4 preorders... kinda worrying


andyh1896 (on 25 April 2013)

soul sacrifice is under preforming badly


small44 (on 25 April 2013)

It`s doing well for a vita game


  • +3
ktay95 (on 25 April 2013)

lol Tales of Xillia, your LE got you so many preorders. im also impressed with PxZ numbers