USA Preorders Chart, 11 May 2013 - Metro: Last Light

by William D'Angelo, posted on 16 May 2013 / 3,142 Views

Overview

There is one game in the top 40 to be in their final week: Metro: Last light for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Four games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from three last week, and the top five has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. One game, Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360), added 20,000 or more pre-orders, the same number as last week and five added 10,000 or more, up from two last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Metro: Last Light (X360) added 2,978 pre-orders for a grand total of 70,292. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 100,000 to 125,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 300,000 units and 500,000 units lifetime in the US.

Metro: Last Light (PS3) added 1,620 pre-orders for a grand total of 46,409. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 60,000 to 80,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 250,000 units and 400,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending May 17

There were no major releases the previous week.

Overall hardware and software sales are expected to drop slightly week-on-week.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

The Last of Us Pre-orders vs Uncharted 3 Pre-orders

The Last of Us (PS3) added 9,996 pre-orders, up from 8,494 last week, for a total of 275,516. The game has fallen from 50,000 to 44,000 pre-orders ahead of Uncharted 3 during the same number of weeks before release. The game is five weeks away from launch in the USA, June 14, 2013.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Pre-orders

Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) added 11,441 pre-orders, down from 18,019 last week, for a total of 202,843. The game is five weeks away from launch in the USA, June 9, 2013.

Grand Theft Auto V Pre-orders

Grand Theft Auto V (X360) is the number one most pre-ordered game in the US as it added 5,970 pre-orders, up from 3,467 last week, for a total of 282,328. The PlayStation 3 version added 3,659 up from 2,288 pre-orders for a total of 242,020. The game is 19 weeks away from launch in the USA, September 17, 2013.

Battlefield 4 Pre-orders vs Battlefield 3 Pre-orders

Battlefield 4 (X360) added 8,069 pre-orders, down from 8,465 last week, for a total of 132,204. Battlefield 4 (PS3) added 5,814 pre-orders, down from 6,814 last week, for a total of 59,868. The game has a release date in the third quarter 2013.

Notable mentions: Tales of Xillia (PS3) added 10,682 pre-orders for a total of 90,130. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3) added 17,213 pre-orders for a total of 32,786. Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) added 21,569 pre-orders for a total of 25,507.

Requests: Resident Evil: Revelations (PS3) added 1,109 pre-orders for a total of 8,657. Resident Evil: Revelations (X360) added 1,172 pre-orders for a total of 7,973. Resident Evil: Revelations (WiiU) added 461 pre-orders for a total of 2,857. Dragon’s Crown (PSV) added 476 pre-orders for a total of 5,410. Killzone: Mercenary (PSV) added 302 pre-orders for a total of 3,581.  

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 Walkthrough Guide - X360
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
19 5,970 282,328
2
The Last of Us Walkthrough Guide - PS3
The Last of Us (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
5 9,996 275,516
3
Grand Theft Auto V Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
19 3,659 242,020
4
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Walkthrough Guide - 3DS
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
5 11,441 202,843
5
Battlefield 4 Walkthrough Guide - X360
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
21 8,069 132,204
6
Tales of Xillia Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Tales of Xillia (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
13 10,682 90,130
7
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Walkthrough Guide - X360
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
15 2,284 73,364
8
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots Walkthrough Guide - X360
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
34 299 71,180
9
Metro: Last Light Walkthrough Guide - X360
Metro: Last Light (X360)
THQ, Shooter
1 2,978 70,292
10
Beyond: Two Souls Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
22 3,265 68,850
11
Pokemon X/Y Walkthrough Guide - 3DS
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
25 3,113 61,080
12
Battlefield 4 Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
21 5,814 59,868
13
South Park: The Stick of Truth Walkthrough Guide - X360
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
34 322 54,430
14
The Last Guardian Walkthrough Guide - PS3
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
N/A 85 52,045
15
Pikmin 3 Walkthrough Guide - WiiU
Pikmin 3 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Strategy
13 976 49,929
16
Metro: Last Light Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Metro: Last Light (PS3)
THQ, Shooter
1 1,620 46,409
17
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
15 707 44,001
18
Shin Megami Tensei IV Walkthrough Guide - 3DS
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
10 4,360 43,045
19
South Park: The Stick of Truth Walkthrough Guide - PS3
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
34 341 42,235
20
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Patriots (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
34 80 37,889
21
Prey 2 Walkthrough Guide - X360
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
34 33 34,226
22
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
18 17,213 32,786
23
Project X Zone Walkthrough Guide - 3DS
Project X Zone (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
7 4,005 32,557
24
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Walkthrough Guide - X360
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
25 1,791 28,135
25
Rayman Legends Walkthrough Guide - WiiU
Rayman Legends (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Platform
17 251 27,342
26
Call of Duty: Ghosts Walkthrough Guide - X360
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
26 21,569 25,507
27
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Walkthrough Guide - X360
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
15 451 25,095
28
Wii Fit U Walkthrough Guide - WiiU
Wii Fit U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
34 321 24,322
29
Prey 2 Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Prey 2 (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
34 33 23,857
30
Destiny Walkthrough Guide - X360
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
N/A 988 23,432
31
The Elder Scrolls Online Walkthrough Guide - PC
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
34 351 22,581
32
Fuse Walkthrough Guide - X360
Fuse (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 1,368 20,692
33
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
25 1,170 20,000
34
Fuse Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Fuse (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 548 19,700
35
Call of Duty: Ghosts Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
26 16,519 19,303
36
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Walkthrough Guide - PS3
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
15 324 18,991
37
Rune Factory 4: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Walkthrough Guide - 3DS
Rune Factory 4: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (3DS)
Marvelous Entertainment, Role-Playing
10 1,108 17,069
38
Dragon's Crown Walkthrough Guide - PS3
Dragon's Crown (PS3)
Atlus, Role-Playing
13 722 14,588
39
Muramasa Rebirth Walkthrough Guide - PSV
Muramasa Rebirth (PSV)
Ignition Entertainment, Role-Playing
7 1,871 14,523
40
Disney Infinity Walkthrough Guide - X360
Disney Infinity (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
15 2,157 13,591

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3 Comments

PumaAzteca (on 17 May 2013)

Request: The Wontherful 101 for Wii U


C-M-D (on 17 May 2013)

Request: Call of Duty: Ghosts vs Black Ops 2 chart and/or Assassin's Creed 4 vs Assassin's Creed 3 chart.


Michael-5 (on 16 May 2013)

Wow it's amazing that Resident Evil Revelations might not break the top 40 on nay platform. My only request is Gran Turismo 6, but it should make the list on its own shortly.