USA Preorders Chart, 22 March 2014 - BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma

by William D'Angelo, posted on 28 March 2014 / 5,198 Views

Overview

There are two games in the top 30 to be in its final week: BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma (PS3) and The Witch and the Hundred Knights (PS3).

Three games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, down from five last week, and the top 10 has 100,000 or more pre-orders, down from 11 last week. One game added 20,000 or more pre-orders, down from two last week and one added 10,000 or more, down from four last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma (PS3) added 3,475 pre-orders for a grand total of 45,539. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 55,000 to 80,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 250,000 and 400,000 units lifetime in the US.

The Witch and the Hundred Knights (PS3) added 1,343 pre-orders for a grand total of 40,880. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 50,000 to 70,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between 200,000 and 400,000 units lifetime in the US.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending March 29

inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) sales are expected to drop to around 80,000 units in its second week on sale.

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4) sales are expected to drop to around 45,000 units in its second week on sale. The Xbox One version is expected to drop to around 15,000 units. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 12,000 units. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 6,000 units.

Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 40,000 units in its second week on sale. The PlayStation Vita version is expected to drop to around 12,000 units.

Overall hardware and software sales are expected to remain within 10 percent of the previous week, except for the PlayStation 4 which is expected to drop following the release of inFAMOUS: Second Son (PS4) the previous week.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

 

Watch Dogs (PS4) added 4,709 pre-orders, down from 6,293 last week, for a total of 224,309. The Xbox One version added 2m363 pre-orders, down from 3,152 pre-orders last week, for a total of 169,119. The Xbox 360 version added 1,815 pre-orders, up from 1,096 last week, for a total of106,494. The PlayStation 3 version added 1,181 pre-orders, up from 1,132 last week, for a total of 99,547. The game is 10 weeks away from launch in the USA, May 27, 2014.

 

Mario Kart 8 (WiiU) added 3,406 pre-orders, down from 3,772 last week, for a total of 66,582.

Notable mentions: Destiny (PS4) added 3,542 pre-orders for a total of 250,948. Titanfall (X360) added 21,383 pre-orders for a total of 127,280.

Requests: Bayonetta 2 (WiU) added 382 pre-orders for a total of 29,686. Watch Dogs (WiiU) added 294 pre-orders for a total of 27,401.

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
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
N/A 3,542 250,948
2
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
10 4,709 224,309
3
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
N/A 2,934 218,185
4
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
10 2,363 169,119
5
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
2 2,516 157,288
6
Titanfall (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 21,383 127,280
7
The Order (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 1,338 113,562
8
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
10 1,815 106,494
9
Kinect Sports Rivals (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
3 1,983 101,530
10
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
N/A 899 101,522
11
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
10 1,181 99,547
12
Driveclub (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
N/A 674 80,073
13
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 1,500 78,638
14
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Action
N/A 945 70,601
15
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
10 3,406 66,582
16
The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
11 2,031 58,709
17
Halo 5 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
N/A 388 52,080
18
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
11 1,530 50,767
19
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 777 50,489
20
Destiny (PS3)
Activision, Action
N/A 534 46,588
21
The Crew (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
N/A 826 46,493
22
BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma (PS3)
Arc System Works, Fighting
1 3,475 45,539
23
Dying Light (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 714 42,408
24
Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing
N/A 343 41,819
25
The Witch and the Hundred Knights (PS3)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
1 1,343 40,880
26
Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
9 1,533 39,593
27
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
4 1,766 38,799
28
Prey 2 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
N/A 26 37,436
29
Dying Light (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 773 31,920
30
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
N/A 384 31,534

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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

HylianSwordsman (on 28 March 2014)

Wow, Bayonetta 2 has almost charted without even a release date. That's gotta be a first for Wii U. Request X (Wii U). I'd be impressed if Bayonetta was doing better than X.


drake_tolu (on 29 March 2014)

Yep, the first Bayo He had 33.000 pre order in version PS3, and 35.000 in version X360, Bayonetta2 for Wii U for me will sorpassed 100.000 pre order, maybe 150.000!!! XD


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Michael-5 (on 29 March 2014)

Request: Mario Kart 8 vs. Mario Kart Wii vs. Mario Kart 7 graph.


drake_tolu (on 29 March 2014)

Mario Kart 7 he had 61.741 pre order on 9 week to coming, Mario Kart 8 have a 10 week to coming 66.582... if adds 3000/4000 pre order a Week, will have 70.000 pre order in 9 week... so, Mario Kart 8 have 8000/9000 more of 7.


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drake_tolu (on 29 March 2014)

GO Cerezina!!! GO!!! :D T-T


dovus (on 28 March 2014)

Request: The Witcher 3 (Xone, PS4)


drake_tolu (on 29 March 2014)

Very good even Watch Dog (Wii U). The game have more 27.000 pre order, and for me will have more 100.000 before exiting, and coming with 110/120 k in USA, and 150/160 k WW... Not bad. u.u


bartkuz (on 28 March 2014)

Conception 2 nice numbers! Nice to see, good impressions from demo.


cycycychris (on 28 March 2014)

request: Mario Golf: World tour Happy to see that Bayo 2 could possibly rank on the next chart that comes out.


Zero999 (on 28 March 2014)

Request: Project Cars (Wii U, Xone, Ps4, PC).


shikamaru317 (on 28 March 2014)

Request: Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One and PS4)


ryuzaki57 (on 28 March 2014)

Conception 2? Are you serious? Game was terribad tbh