USA Preorders Chart, 19 October 2013 - Batman: Arkham Origins

by William D'Angelo, posted on 29 October 2013 / 11,227 Views

Overview

There is one game in the top 40 to be in their final week: Batman: Arkham Origins for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

10 games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from seven last week, and the top 16 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from 19 last week. 10 games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from five last week and 9 added 10,000 or more, up from 14 last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Batman: Arkham Origins (X360) added 42,590 pre-orders for a final total of 170,099. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 250,000 to 300,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 1.8 million and 2.2 million units.

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (X360,  2009) – 236,485 week one USA, 1,762,631 to date
  • Batman: Arkham City (X360,  2011) – 509,370 week one USA, 2,243,076 to date

Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3) added 36,903 pre-orders for a final total of 167,656. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 250,000 to 300,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 1.8 million and 2.2 million units.

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3,  2009) – 244,213 week one USA, 1,840,478 to date
  • Batman: Arkham City (PS3,  2011) – 456,369 week one USA, 2,012,975 to date

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

Pokémon X/Y (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 400,000 units in its third week on sale.

Skylanders Swap Force (Wii) sales are expected to drop to around 35,000 units in its second week on sale. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 25,000 units. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 14,000 units. The Wii U version is expected to drop to around 6,000 units. The 3DS version is expected to drop to around 5,000 units.

Hardware and software sales are expected to increase across the board.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

Battlefield 4 Pre-orders vs Battlefield 3 Pre-orders

Battlefield 4 (X360) added 62,360 pre-orders, up from 10,410 last week, for a total of 412,487. The game is 521,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (X360). This is up from 467,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The Xbox 360 version of the game is two 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 five weeks before release it is 173,000 pre-orders behind.

Battlefield 4 Pre-orders vs Battlefield 3 Pre-orders

Battlefield 4 (PS3) added 26,990 pre-orders, up from 11,885 last week, for a total of 220,697. The game is 252,000 pre-orders behind of Battlefield 3 (PS3). This is up from 211,000 pre-orders behind the previous week. The PlayStation 3 version of the game is two 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 four weeks before release it is 103,000 pre-orders ahead.

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

Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) added 96,723 pre-orders, up from 52,455 last week, for a total of 673,015. The game is 862,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (X360). This is up from 812,000 pre-orders behind of Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) the previous week. The Xbox 360 version is three 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 five weeks before release it is 426,000 pre-orders behind.

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

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) added 41,920 pre-orders, up from 16,035 last week, for a total of 326,733. The game is 542,000 pre-orders behind Black Ops II (PS3). This is up from 484,000 pre-orders behind Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) the previous week. The PlayStation 3 is three 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 four weeks before release it is 187,000 pre-orders behind.

Notable mentions: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (X360) added 79,925 pre-orders for a total of 273,225.  Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4) added 22,823 pre-orders for a total of 213,354. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3) added 42,963 pre-orders for a total of 174,408. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne) added 12,283 pre-orders for a total of 137,928.

Requests: The Elder Scrolls Online (PC) added 6,773 pre-orders for a total of 46,759. Super Mario 3D World (WiiU) added 8,885 pre-orders for a total of 30,916. Halo 5 (XOne) added 1,785 pre-orders for a total of 6,848.

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 Release Date - X360
Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360)
Activision, Shooter
3 96,723 673,015
2
Battlefield 4 Release Date - X360
Battlefield 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
2 62,360 412,487
3
Call of Duty: Ghosts Release Date - XOne
Call of Duty: Ghosts (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
5 39,303 329,032
4
Call of Duty: Ghosts Release Date - PS3
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
3 41,920 326,733
5
Call of Duty: Ghosts Release Date - PS4
Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
4 16,615 298,180
6
Battlefield 4 Release Date - PS4
Battlefield 4 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
4 9,473 273,766
7
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Release Date - X360
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
2 79,925 273,225
8
Killzone: Shadow Fall Release Date - PS4
Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
4 10,845 250,155
9
Battlefield 4 Release Date - PS3
Battlefield 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
2 26,990 220,697
10
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Release Date - PS4
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
4 22,823 213,354
11
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Release Date - PS3
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
2 42,963 174,408
12
Batman: Arkham Origins Release Date - X360
Batman: Arkham Origins (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
1 42,590 170,099
13
Batman: Arkham Origins Release Date - PS3
Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
1 36,903 167,656
14
Watch Dogs Release Date - PS4
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
37 9,768 153,569
15
Battlefield 4 Release Date - XOne
Battlefield 4 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
5 7,460 153,221
16
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Release Date - XOne
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
5 12,283 137,928
17
Watch Dogs Release Date - XOne
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
37 8,228 95,314
18
Forza Motorsport 5 Release Date - XOne
Forza Motorsport 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
5 9,370 90,573
19
Destiny Release Date - PS4
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 9,575 89,970
20
Final Fantasy X HD Release Date - PS3
Final Fantasy X HD (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
11 7,448 87,946
21
Dead Rising 3 Release Date - XOne
Dead Rising 3 (XOne)
Capcom, Action
5 9,218 86,648
22
Ryse: Son of Rome Release Date - XOne
Ryse: Son of Rome (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
5 8,888 82,888
23
Madden NFL 25 Release Date - PS4
Madden NFL 25 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
4 4,918 81,119
24
Battlefield 4 Release Date - PC
Battlefield 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
2 15,033 78,612
25
WWE 2K14 Release Date - X360
WWE 2K14 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
2 13,793 72,240
26
South Park: The Stick of Truth Release Date - X360
South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
8 8,985 68,368
27
WWE 2K14 Release Date - PS3
WWE 2K14 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
2 13,228 67,818
28
Destiny Release Date - XOne
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
N/A 10,290 66,448
29
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Release Date - PS3
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
17 5,658 64,363
30
Watch Dogs Release Date - X360
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
37 8,175 63,990
31
Gran Turismo 6 Release Date - PS3
Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
7 8,770 63,214
32
NBA 2K14 Release Date - PS4
NBA 2K14 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
4 5,363 59,592
33
Madden NFL 25 Release Date - XOne
Madden NFL 25 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
5 5,373 58,870
34
inFAMOUS: Second Son Release Date - PS4
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
24 14,650 57,562
35
Watch Dogs Release Date - PS3
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
37 7,400 56,709
36
Knack Release Date - PS4
Knack (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
4 6,630 55,916
37
The Last Guardian Release Date - PS3
The Last Guardian (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
N/A 238 53,854
38
South Park: The Stick of Truth Release Date - PS3
South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
8 6,263 53,158
39
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Release Date - 3DS
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
5 11,728 52,201
40
FIFA Soccer 14 Release Date - PS4
FIFA Soccer 14 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
4 4,508 50,504

Contact VGChartz at wdangelo@vgchartz.com


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8 Comments

jlmurph2 (on 29 October 2013)

I honestly cannot care any less for Pre-order numbers from 10 days ago


Zappykins (on 04 November 2013)

I wonder how much digital sales will be on next gen systems.


PumaAzteca (on 30 October 2013)

Request: Assassin's Creed IV for Wii U and Bayonetta 2 for Wii U


Michael-5 (on 30 October 2013)

Assassin's Creed IV will....oh wait this took so long, that the next update it's still not released yet :-O


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Fusioncode (on 29 October 2013)

Hey 8,888 preorders for Ryse


flagstaad (on 29 October 2013)

Requests: Tearaway (PSVita), Call of Duty: Ghosts (Wii U)


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Michael-5 (on 30 October 2013)

Request: Bravely Default (3DS) - Releases in December


ktay95 (on 30 October 2013)

Request Lightning Returns FF XIII 360


ironmanDX (on 01 November 2013)

Why was this even thumbed down? Because you requested a 360 game? They still think MS fans aren't the minority?

What a joke.


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oniyide (on 02 November 2013)

seriously why did this get thumbs down?


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