USA Preorders Chart, 12 October 2013 - LEGO Marvel, Skylanders Swap Force

by William D'Angelo, posted on 17 October 2013 / 9,114 Views

Overview

There are two games in the top 40 to be in their final week: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and Skylanders Swap Force for the Wii and Xbox 360.

Seven games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, down from eight last week, and the top 19 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Five games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, down from one last week and 14 added 10,000 or more, up from four last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360) added 10,620 pre-orders for a final total of 127,704. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 175,000 to 225,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 600,000 and 700,000 units.

  • LEGO The Lord of the Rings (X360,  2012) – 69,360 week one USA, 358,513 to date

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3) added 8,795 pre-orders for a final total of 100,009. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 150,000 to 200,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 600,000 and 700,000 units.

  • LEGO The Lord of the Rings (PS3,  2012) – 51,380 week one USA, 595,351 to date

Skylanders Swap Force (Wii) added 33,715 pre-orders for a final total of 104,073. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 150,000 to 200,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 800,000 and 1,00,000 units.

  • Skylanders Giants (Wii,  2012) – 153,997 week one USA, 1,225,697 to date

Skylanders Swap Force (X360) added 15,223 pre-orders for a final total of 57,343. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 70,000 to 100,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 450,000 and 550,000 units.

  • Skylanders Giants (X360,  2012) – 70,328 week one USA, 583,844 to date

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending October 19

Pokémon X/Y (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 500,000 units in its second week on sale.

Beyond: Two Souls (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 50,000 units in its second week on sale.

Hardware and software sales are expected to decrease for the 3DS being the week after Pokémon X / Y. Other platforms are expected to remain relatively flat.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

 

Battlefield 4 (X360) added 10,410 pre-orders, up from 9,063 last week, for a total of 350,128. The game is 467,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (X360). This is up from 388,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The Xbox 360 version of the game is three weeks away from launch in the USA, October 29, 2013.

When you add in the Xbox One version of Battlefield 4 the two versions are much closer to Battlefield 3. At six weeks before release it is 127,000 pre-orders behind.

Battlefield 4 (PS3) added 11,885 pre-orders, up from 5,686 last week, for a total of 193,707. The game is 211,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (PS3). This is up from 171,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The PlayStation 3 version of the game is three 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 five weeks before release it is 121,000 pre-orders ahead.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) added 52,455 pre-orders, up from 13,210 last week, for a total of 576,292. The game is 812,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (X360). This is up from 754,000 pre-orders behind of Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) the previous week. The Xbox 360 version is four 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 closer to Call of Duty: Black Ops II. At six weeks before release it is 382,000 pre-orders behind.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) added 16,035 pre-orders, up from 8,141 last week, for a total of 284,813. The game is 484,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (PS3). This is up from 425,000 pre-orders behind Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) the previous week. The PlayStation 3 is four 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 five weeks before release it is 143,000 pre-orders behind.

Notable mentions: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (X360) added 28,438 pre-orders for a total of 193,300.  Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4) added 9,495 pre-orders for a total of 190,531. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3) added 13,238 pre-orders for a total of 131,445. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne) added 7,103 pre-orders for a total of 125,645.

Requests: Titanfall (XOne) added 5,315 pre-orders for a total of 42,557. Titanfall (PC) added 9,490 pre-orders for a total of 16,729. Titanfall (X360) added 2,933 pre-orders for a total 11,246. Tearaway (PSV) added 735 pre-orders for a total of 11,638.

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
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
4 52,455 576,292
2
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 20,410 350,127
3
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
6 25,225 289,729
4
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
4 16,035 284,813
5
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
5 12,120 281,565
6
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
5 4,570 264,293
7
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
5 5,048 239,310
8
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 11,885 193,707
9
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
3 28,438 193,300
10
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
5 9,495 190,531
11
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
6 6,490 145,761
12
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
6 6,918 143,801
13
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
3 13,238 131,445
14
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
2 12,638 130,753
15
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
1 10,620 127,704
16
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
2 12,338 127,509
17
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
6 7,103 125,645
18
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii)
Activision, Platform
1 33,715 104,073
19
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
1 8,795 100,009
20
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
6 4,550 87,086
21
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
6 5,690 81,203
22
Final Fantasy X HD (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
12 4,560 80,498
23
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 19,375 80,395
24
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Capcom, Action
6 4,675 77,430
25
Madden NFL 25 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
5 3,405 76,201
26
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
6 4,655 74,000
27
Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 6,313 63,579
28
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
9 5,435 59,383
29
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
18 2,580 58,705
30
WWE 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
3 8,850 58,447
31
Skylanders Swap Force (X360)
Activision, Platform
1 15,223 57,343
32
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
N/A 9,110 56,158
33
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
6 4,820 55,815
34
WWE 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
3 7,403 54,590
35
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
8 5,548 54,444
36
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
5 3,648 54,229
37
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
N/A 160 53,616
38
Madden NFL 25 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
6 3,890 53,497
39
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
6 4,238 49,309
40
Knack (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
5 1,838 49,286

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


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8 Comments

Michael-5 (on 27 October 2013)

Request: Braverly Default (3DS), Super Mario 3D Worlds (WiiU), Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)


shikamaru317 (on 17 October 2013)

Requests for next week: Thief (all platforms), Halo (Xbox One), The Elder Scrolls Online (all platforms).


Zappykins (on 22 October 2013)

Request: Zoo Tycoon for the Xbox One.


DamnTastic (on 18 October 2013)

okay new request: The evil within (all systems) you guys happy with that?


DemoniOtaku (on 17 October 2013)

wow! Destiny grownth a 33% on PS4! and mor than 25% on ONE.. seems like is gonna get bigger when a release date is stated soon...


shikamaru317 (on 17 October 2013)

Yeah, offering beta access as a preorder incentive was definitely a smart move by Bungie/Activision.


  • +1
DamnTastic (on 17 October 2013)

Request: Borderlands 2 psvita.


kivi95 (on 17 October 2013)

We have not got any release window or information about the version yet. i doubt the pre-order number will be interesting.


  • 0
The_Botman (on 19 October 2013)

What was Batman:AC's preorder in comparison to Origins?


iceboy151 (on 19 October 2013)

Request NBA Live 14 (PS4, X1), NBA 2K14 (X1), and take off The Last Guardian.