There are no games in the top 30 to be in its final week.
One game has 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top 13 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from 12 last week. One game added 20,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week and three added 10,000 or more, down from four last week.
Games in Final Week Before Launch
There are no games in the top 40 to be in its final week.
Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending January 18
Hardware and software sales are expected to drop across the board, however by less than the previous week.
Other Hot Games – In Order of Release
Titanfall (XOne) added 11,481 pre-orders, down from 11,622 last week, for a total of 199,920. The PC version added 1,143 pre-orders, down from 1,163 last week, for a total of 57,350. The Xbox 360 version added 2,350 pre-orders, up from 2,148 last week, for a total of 51,233. The game is nine weeks away from launch in the USA, March 11, 2014.
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) added 8,679 pre-orders, up from 8,395 last week, for a total of 175,260. The game is 10 weeks away from launch in the USA, March 21, 2014.
Notable mentions: Destiny (PS4) 6,062 pre-orders for a total of 213,625. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3) added 11,756 pre-orders for a total of 159,834. Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (3DS) added 36,201 pre-orders for a total of 123,646.
Requests: The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne) added 1,133 pre-orders for a total of 19,338. The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4) added 1,053 pre-orders for a total of 15,939. Bayonetta 2 (WiiU) added 458 pre-orders for a total of 27,243.
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.
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