There is one game in the top 40 to be in their final week: Project X Zone (PS3).
Two games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same last week, and the top five has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. One game added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from none last week and two added 10,000 or more, up from none last week.
Games in Final Week Before Launch
Project X Zone (PS3) added 1,633 pre-orders for a grand total of 45,595. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 65,000 to 90,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 300,000 units and 400,000 units lifetime in the US.
Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending June 29
The Last of Us (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 70,000 units in its third week on sale.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 80,000 units in its third week on sale.
Overall hardware and software sales are decrease slightly week-on-week.
Other Hot Games – In Order of Release
Grand Theft Auto V (X360) added 6,339 pre-orders, down from 9,542 last week, for a total of 339.816. The PlayStation 3 version added 6,605 down from 8,741 pre-orders for a total of 297,602. The game is 13 weeks away from launch in the USA, September 17, 2013.
Battlefield 4 (X360) added 5,752 pre-orders, up from 4,221 last week, for a total of 167,252. Battlefield 4 (PS3) added 3,541 pre-orders, up from 3,287 last week, for a total of 81,237. The game is 19 weeks away from launch in the USA, October 29, 2013.
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) added 4,610 pre-orders, down from 5,600 last week, for a total of 128,665. The game is 132,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (X360). The game is 20 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 5, 2013.
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) added 3,351 pre-orders, down from 4,678 last week, for a total of 78,261. The game is 75,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (PS3). The game is 20 weeks away from launch in the USA, November 5, 2013.
Notable mentions: Watch Dogs (PS4) added 20,273 pre-orders for a total of 33,062. Battlefield 4 (PS4) added 11,675 pre-orders for a total of 25,441.
Requests: Dragon’s Crown (PSV) added 1,133 pre-orders for a total of 11,678. Destiny (PS4) added 4,706 pre-orders for a total of 6,199. Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne) added 1,742 pre-orders for a total of 3,797.
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