USA Preorders Chart, 8 March 2014 - Titanfall, Dark Souls II, Yoshi's New Island

by William D'Angelo, posted on 13 March 2014 / 7,225 Views

Overview

There are three games in the top 30 to be in its final week: Titanfall for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, Dark Souls II for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and Yoshi’s New Island (3DS).

Seven games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, up from six last week, and the top 12 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from 15 last week. Two games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week and seven added 10,000 or more, the same as last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

Titanfall - Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC

 

Titanfall (XOne) added 62,898 pre-orders for a grand total of 441,364. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 500,000 to 700,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between two million and three million units lifetime in the US.

Titanfall (PC) added 4,349 pre-orders for a grand total of 79,015. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 100,000 to 160,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 and 600,000 units lifetime in the US.

Dark Souls II (PS3) added 18,269 pre-orders for a grand total of 218,413. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 250,000 to 350,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 500,000 and 800,000 units lifetime in the US.

Dark Souls II (X360) added 13,631 pre-orders for a grand total of 151,044. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 175,000 to 250,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 and 700,000 units lifetime in the US.

Yoshi’s New Island (3DS) added 2,676 pre-orders for a grand total of 50,680. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 60,000 to 100,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 300,000 and 500,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending March 15

South Park: The Stick of Truth (X360) sales are expected to drop to around 60,000 units in its second week on sale. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 50,000 units. The PC version is expected to drop to around 8,000 units.

Xbox One hardware and software sales are expected to increase four or five times. Overall hardware and software sales are expected to remain relatively flat.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

 inFamous Second Son - PlayStation 4

inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) added 34,234 pre-orders, up from 30,421 last week, for a total of 285,145. The game is two weeks away from launch in the USA, March 21, 2014.

Notable mentions: Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3) added 11,600 pre-orders for a total of 201,734. Titanfall (X360) added 11,186 pre-orders for a total of 90,968. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4) added 18,482 pre-orders for a total of 72,816.

Requests: Quantum Break (XOne) added 33 pre-orders for a total of 12,677. Uncharted PS4 (PS4) added 441 pre-orders for a total of 10,445. X (WiiU) added 22 pre-orders for a total of 3,199.

If your favorite game isn't in the top 30, 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 30 can be seen below or click here to go to the USA pre-orders page.

Pos Game Weeks to Launch Weekly Change Total
1
Titanfall Wiki Guide, XOne
Titanfall (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 62,898 441,364
2
inFAMOUS: Second Son Wiki Guide, PS4
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
2 34,234 285,145
3
Destiny Wiki Guide, PS4
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 3,570 243,559
4
Dark Souls II Wiki Guide, PS3
Dark Souls II (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 18,269 218,413
5
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PS4
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
12 5,519 213,307
6
Destiny Wiki Guide, XOne
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
N/A 3,039 212,201
7
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Wiki Guide, PS3
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 11,600 201,734
8
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, XOne
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
12 2,463 163,604
9
The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide, PC
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
4 4,843 152,592
10
Dark Souls II Wiki Guide, X360
Dark Souls II (X360)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 13,631 151,044
11
The Order Wiki Guide, PS4
The Order (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 1,383 110,753
12
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, X360
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
12 703 103,583
13
Destiny Wiki Guide, X360
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
N/A 936 99,686
14
Kinect Sports Rivals Wiki Guide, XOne
Kinect Sports Rivals (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
5 1,065 98,047
15
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PS3
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
12 708 97,234
16
Titanfall Wiki Guide, X360
Titanfall (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 11,186 90,968
17
Titanfall Wiki Guide, PC
Titanfall (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
1 4,349 79,015
18
Driveclub Wiki Guide, PS4
Driveclub (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
4 1,366 78,300
19
Dying Light Wiki Guide, PS4
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 1,761 75,202
20
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Wiki Guide, PS4
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
2 18,482 72,816
21
The Sims 4 Wiki Guide, PC
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Action
N/A 410 68,845
22
Mario Kart Wii U Wiki Guide, WiiU
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
12 2,495 59,404
23
The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide, XOne
The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
13 1,981 55,388
24
Halo 5 Wiki Guide, XOne
Halo 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
N/A 501 51,163
25
Yoshi's New Island Wiki Guide, 3DS
Yoshi's New Island (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
1 2,676 50,680
26
Watch Dogs Wiki Guide, PC
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 517 48,632
27
The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide, PS4
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
13 1,780 48,098
28
Destiny Wiki Guide, PS3
Destiny (PS3)
Activision, Action
N/A 507 45,507
29
The Crew Wiki Guide, PS4
The Crew (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
N/A 406 45,304
30
Kingdom Hearts III Wiki Guide, PS4
Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing
N/A 431 40,996

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A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com.


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8 Comments

leyendax69 (on 13 March 2014)

Request: Kingdom Hearts III (One), Freedom Wars (Vita)


flagstaad (on 13 March 2014)

Request: Next 3 games on the list, places 31. 32 and 33. I want to see what is very close but does not reach the cut of the report and by how much.


Dadrik (on 13 March 2014)

Final Fantasy XV pre-orders maybe ?


Gremdude (on 14 March 2014)

Xbox One sales will increase four to five TIMES! Is that possible?


drake_tolu (on 14 March 2014)

No, maximum 2-3.


  • +2
HylianSwordsman (on 13 March 2014)

Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS, Bayonetta 2


dovus (on 13 March 2014)

Request: The Witcher 3 (Xone, PS4)


drake_tolu (on 13 March 2014)

Request: Project Cars (Wii U, PS4, XO, PC), Batman Arkham Knight (PS4, XO, PC).


Zero999 (on 13 March 2014)

request: Project cars (Wii U, PS4, XO, PC), bayonetta 2 (Wii U).