USA Preorders Chart, 15 March 2014 - inFAMOUS: Second Son

by William D'Angelo, posted on 21 March 2014 / 9,960 Views

Overview

There are three games in the top 30 to be in its final week: inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4), Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3), and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4).

Five games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, down from seven last week, and the top 11 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from 12 last week. Two games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week and four added 10,000 or more, down from seven last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

inFamous Second Son - PlayStation 4

 

inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) added 46,399 pre-orders for a grand total of 331,544. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 350,000 to 500,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between two million and three million units lifetime in the US.

Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3) added 29,123 pre-orders for a grand total of 230,857. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 275,000 to 400,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 800,000 and 1,500,000 units lifetime in the US.

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4) added 16,886 pre-orders for a grand total of 89,702. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 100,000 to 150,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 400,000 and 800,000 units lifetime in the US.

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

Titanfall (XOne) sales are expected to drop to around 150,000 units in its second week on sale. The PC version is expected to drop to around 18,000 units.

Dark Souls II (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 70,000 units in its second week on sale. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 60,000 units.

Yoshi’s New Island (3DS) sales are expected to drop to around 20,000 units in its second week on sale.

Xbox One hardware and software sales are expected to drop after the launch of Titanfall, while PlayStation 4 sales are expected to increase.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

 Watch Dogs Pre-orders - PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360

Watch Dogs (PS4) added 6,293 pre-orders, up from 5,519 last week, for a total of 219,600. The Xbox One version added 3,152 pre-orders, up from 3,039 pre-orders last week, for a total of 166,756. The Xbox 360 version added 1,096 pre-orders, up from 702 last week, for a total of104,679. The PlayStation 3 version added 1,132 pre-orders, up from 708 last week, for a total of 98,366. The game is 11 weeks away from launch in the USA, May 27, 2014.

Notable mentions: Destiny (PS4) added 3,874 pre-orders for a total of 247,406. Titanfall (X360) added 14,929 pre-orders for a total of 105,897.

Requests: Places 31, 32, 33. Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PSV) added 1,415 pre-orders for a total of 37,033. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS3) added 5,596 pre-orders for a total of 36,975. Tom Clancy’s The Division (PS4) added 454 pre-orders for a total of 31,150.

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
inFAMOUS: Second Son Release Date - PS4
inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
1 46,399 331,544
2
Destiny Release Date - PS4
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 3,847 247,406
3
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Release Date - PS3
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
1 29,123 230,857
4
Watch Dogs Release Date - PS4
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
11 6,293 219,600
5
Destiny Release Date - XOne
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
N/A 3,050 215,251
6
Watch Dogs Release Date - XOne
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
11 3,152 166,756
7
The Elder Scrolls Online Release Date - PC
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
3 2,180 154,772
8
The Order Release Date - PS4
The Order (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 1,471 112,224
9
Titanfall Release Date - X360
Titanfall (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
2 14,929 105,897
10
Watch Dogs Release Date - X360
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
11 1,096 104,679
11
Destiny Release Date - X360
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
N/A 937 100,623
12
Kinect Sports Rivals Release Date - XOne
Kinect Sports Rivals (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
4 1,500 99,547
13
Watch Dogs Release Date - PS3
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
11 1,132 98,366
14
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Release Date - PS4
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
1 16,886 89,702
15
Driveclub Release Date - PS4
Driveclub (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
N/A 1,099 79,399
16
Dying Light Release Date - PS4
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 1,936 77,138
17
The Sims 4 Release Date - PC
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Action
N/A 811 69,656
18
Mario Kart Wii U Release Date - WiiU
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
11 3,772 63,176
19
The Elder Scrolls Online Release Date - XOne
The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
12 1,290 56,678
20
Halo 5 Release Date - XOne
Halo 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
N/A 529 51,692
21
Watch Dogs Release Date - PC
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 1,080 49,712
22
The Elder Scrolls Online Release Date - PS4
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
12 1,139 49,237
23
Destiny Release Date - PS3
Destiny (PS3)
Activision, Action
N/A 547 46,054
24
The Crew Release Date - PS4
The Crew (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
N/A 363 45,667
25
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Release Date - PS3
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma (PS3)
Arc System Works, Fighting
2 2,426 42,064
26
Dying Light Release Date - XOne
Dying Light (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 817 41,694
27
Kingdom Hearts III Release Date - PS4
Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing
N/A 480 41,476
28
The Witch and the Hundred Knights Release Date - PS3
The Witch and the Hundred Knights (PS3)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
2 1,860 39,537
29
Wolfenstein: The New Order Release Date - PS4
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
10 1,515 38,060
30
Prey 2 Release Date - X360
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 32 37,410

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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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10 Comments

drake_tolu (on 21 March 2014)

Request: Project Cars (Wii U, PS4, XO, PC)


Zero999 (on 21 March 2014)

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


mii-gamer (on 21 March 2014)

Request: Bayonetta 2 pretty prease


cycycychris (on 21 March 2014)

Request: Bayonetta 2 and Mario Golf: WOrld Tour


Michael-5 (on 21 March 2014)

Request: Bayonetta 2 (WiiU) - it was at 25,000 a few months ago, must be edging the top 30.


drake_tolu (on 21 March 2014)

Bayonetta 2 have more 28.000 pre order.


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HylianSwordsman (on 22 March 2014)

Also, why are PC and Wii U not included on the Watch Dogs chart? Together they make up another 75,000 preorders. They're not as big as the other versions but they shouldn't be ignored.


drake_tolu (on 21 March 2014)

Bayonetta 2 had exceeded the 28.000 pre order... after 2 week coming in TOP 30!!! :D Maybe to 29/28 post. T_T


gintama (on 22 March 2014)

request :Watch Dogs WiiU , to really see why it isn't counted


drake_tolu (on 27 March 2014)

Watch Dogs (Wii U) have 26.000 pre order.


  • +1
HylianSwordsman (on 22 March 2014)

Request: Bayonetta 2 (Wii U) and Project Cars (Wii U, PS4, XO, PC)


pezus (on 21 March 2014)

A Vita game incoming next week! :o Also, regarding inFAMOUS: "Expect the game to sell between two million and three million units lifetime in the US." - that would seriously be amazing.