USA Preorders Chart, 14 September 2013 - Grand Theft Auto V

by William D'Angelo, posted on 23 September 2013 / 13,721 Views

Overview

There is one game in the top 40 to be in their final week: Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game finished with a combined 3.5 million pre-orders in the US.

10 games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 19 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Three games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from two last week and five added 10,000 or more, the same as last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Grand Theft Auto V Pre-orders

Grand Theft Auto V (X360) added 294,869 pre-orders for a final total of 2,100,371. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 3 million to 4 million unit range. Expect the game to sell between 7.5 million units and 9 million units lifetime in the US.

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (X360,  2008) – 1,971,748 week one USA, 5,829,432 to date

Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) added 216,994 pre-orders for a final total of 1,421,835. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 2 million to 3 million unit range. Expect the game to sell between 4.5 million units and 6 million units lifetime in the US.

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3,  2008) – 1,035,677 week one USA, 4,116,089 to date

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending September 21

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 55,000 units in its second week on sale.

NHL 14 (X360) sales are expected to drop to around 18,000 units in its second week on sale. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 11,000 units.

Killzone: Mercenary (PSV) sales are expected to drop to around 5,000 units in its second week on sale.

Puppeteer (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 4,000 units in its second week on sale.

With the release of Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 hardware and software sales for both consoles are expected to jump up. Software sales for the two platforms are expected to increase four or five fold, while hardware sales are expected to more than double.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

Battlefield 4 Pre-orders vs Battlefield 3 Pre-orders

Battlefield 4 (X360) added 6,634 pre-orders, up from 6,211 last week, for a total of 304,812. The game is 235,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (X360). This is up from 179,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The Xbox 360 version of the game is seven weeks away from launch in the USA, October 29, 2013.

When you add in the Xbox One version of Battlefield 4 the two versions have the exact same number of pre-orders as Battlefield 3 10 weeks before release.

Battlefield 4 Pre-orders vs Battlefield 3 Pre-orders

Battlefield 4 (PS3) added 3,401 pre-orders, down from 2,685 last week, for a total of 165,832. The game is 112,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (PS3). This is up from 94,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The PlayStation 3 version of the game is seven weeks away from launch in the USA, October 29, 2013.

When you add in the PlayStation 4 version of Battlefield 4 the two versions are way ahead of Battlefield 3. At 10 weeks before release it is 160,000 pre-orders ahead.

Call of Duty Ghosts Pre-orders vs Call of Duty Black Ops II Pre-orders

Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) added 10,473 pre-orders, down from 12,015 last week, for a total of 482,204. The game is 553,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (X360). This is up from 514,000 pre-orders behind of Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) the previous week. The Xbox 360 version is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, November 5, 2013.

When you add in the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts the two versions are a lot closer to Call of Duty: Black Ops II. At 10 weeks before release it is 239,000 pre-orders behind.

Call of Duty Ghosts Pre-orders vs Call of Duty Black Ops II Pre-orders

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) added 6,725 pre-orders, up from 5,999 last week, for a total of 23,861. The game is 325,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (PS3). This is up from 313,000 pre-orders behind Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) the previous week. The PlayStation 3 is eight weeks away from launch in the USA, November 5, 2013.

When you add in the PlayStation 4 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts the two versions are slightly behind Call of Duty: Black Ops II. At nine weeks before release it is 59,000 pre-orders behind.

Notable mentions: Pokémon X/Y (3DS) added 21,168 pre-orders for a total of 275,768. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (X360) added 5,850 pre-orders for a total of 143,944. FIFA Soccer 14 (X360) added 13,170 pre-orders for a total of 87,656.

Requests: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate  (PSV) added 716 pre-orders for a total of 16,795. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (3DS) added 553 pre-orders for a total of 10,992. Super Mario 3D World (WiiU) added 1,188 pre-orders for a total of 11,347.

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 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Grand Theft Auto V (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
1 294,869 2,100,371
2
Grand Theft Auto V Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
1 216,994 1,421,835
3
Call of Duty: Ghosts Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
8 10,473 482,204
4
Battlefield 4 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 6,634 304,812
5
Pokémon X/Y Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - 3DS
Pokémon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
4 21,168 275,768
6
Call of Duty: Ghosts Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
9 4,806 254,430
7
Battlefield 4 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
9 1,911 253,077
8
Call of Duty: Ghosts Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
10 6,278 248,524
9
Call of Duty: Ghosts Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
8 6,725 243,861
10
Killzone: Shadow Fall Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
9 1,879 228,136
11
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
9 3,341 169,737
12
Battlefield 4 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 3,401 165,832
13
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
7 5,850 143,944
14
Battlefield 4 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 2,798 132,452
15
Watch Dogs Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
10 3,036 127,338
16
Beyond: Two Souls Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
4 2,505 113,147
17
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
10 2,668 111,446
18
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
5 3,140 103,457
19
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
7 3,531 102,654
20
Batman: Arkham Origins Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
6 5,486 99,099
21
Batman: Arkham Origins Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
6 5,056 97,504
22
NBA 2K14 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
NBA 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
3 4,703 97,449
23
FIFA Soccer 14 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
FIFA Soccer 14 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
2 13,170 87,646
24
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
5 2,843 80,337
25
Watch Dogs Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
10 3,150 76,865
26
Madden NFL 25 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Madden NFL 25 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
9 1,084 68,750
27
Dead Rising 3 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Capcom, Action
10 2,495 68,072
28
Final Fantasy X HD Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Final Fantasy X HD (PS3)
Unknown, Role-Playing
N/A 1,163 67,953
29
Forza Motorsport 5 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
10 3,600 67,669
30
NBA 2K14 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
NBA 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
3 3,483 66,331
31
Ryse: Son of Rome Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
10 2,350 64,090
32
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - WiiU
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
3 5,994 64,052
33
FIFA Soccer 14 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
2 6,799 56,414
34
The Last Guardian Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
N/A 68 53,289
35
Skylanders Swap Force Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - Wii
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
5 3,613 52,624
36
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS3
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 1,443 51,623
37
South Park: The Stick of Truth Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - X360
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
16 421 48,169
38
Destiny Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 799 46,961
39
Madden NFL 25 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - XOne
Madden NFL 25 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
10 1,418 46,551
40
NBA 2K14 Cheats, Codes, Hints and Tips - PS4
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
9 1,030 46,363

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


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12 Comments

Arfen (on 24 September 2013)

Request: Call of Duty (WiiU), WatchDogs (WiiU), Sonic Lost World (WiiU)


legendarysaiyanbroly (on 24 September 2013)

Request: Tearaway (ps vita) / Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate (wii u).


Michael-5 (on 23 September 2013)

Request: Batman: Arkham Origins (WiiU), Assassins Creed IV (WiiU)


small44 (on 23 September 2013)

Request:terraway and Titanfall


ryuzaki57 (on 24 September 2013)

Batman Vita is more pre-ordered than Mario 3D World? ROFL


iceboy151 (on 23 September 2013)

Can you expand the list to 50?


akhmenhawk (on 23 September 2013)

Request: tearaway, infamous second son.


ErazorDJ (on 24 September 2013)

Request: DriveClub & Knack


Metrium (on 23 September 2013)

Request: Preorder of X/Y vs Black/White. I know X/Y recently reached 1mil preorder worldwide. I'm surprised that only 1/4th of it comes from America.


Michael-5 (on 23 September 2013)

Shortages. This is the first Pokemon to release worldwide and Nintendo just can't make enough copies fast enough.


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DJEVOLVE (on 23 September 2013)

Request titanfall


DJEVOLVE (on 23 September 2013)

End of October, Xbox one COD ghost should pass ps4. I think once November hits with non-stop promotion, we will see a big shift in pre-orders.


ryuzaki57 (on 24 September 2013)

Batman Vita is more pre-ordered than Mario 3D World? ROFL