USA Preorders Chart, 11 May 2013 - Metro: Last Light - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 16 May 2013 / 3,514 Views
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 (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 (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 (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 (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.
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