USA Preorders Chart, 26 April 2014 - Preorders Pick Up

by William D'Angelo, posted on 07 May 2014 / 6,485 Views

William D’Angelo - VGChartz USA Pre-order Article for April 26, 2014

Overview

There are no games in the top 30 to be in its final week.

Three games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top nine has 100,000 or more pre-orders, up from eight last week. One game added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from none last week and four added 10,000 or more, up from none last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

There are no games in the top 30 to be in its final week.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending May 3

Demon Gaze (PSV) sales are expected to drop to around 4,000 units in second week on sale.

Dark Souls II (PC) sales are expected to drop to around 3,000 units in its second week on sale.

Overall hardware and software sales are expected to remain within 10 percent of the previous week.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

 

Watch Dogs (PS4) added 17,629 pre-orders, up from 8,690 last week, for a total of 274,025. The Xbox One version added 9,298 pre-orders, up from 5,656 pre-orders last week, for a total of 194,269. The Xbox 360 version added 5,565 pre-orders, up from 4,607 last week, for a total of 123,433. The PlayStation 3 version added 4,568 pre-orders, up from 4,019 last week, for a total of 113,905. The game is five weeks away from launch in the USA, May 27, 2014.

 

Mario Kart 8 (WiiU) added 17,492 pre-orders, up from 4,742 last week, for a total of 105,892. The game is five weeks away from launch in the USA, May 30, 2014.

Notable mentions: Destiny (PS4) added 7,269 pre-orders for a total of 275,373.  Destiny (XOne) added 10,872 pre-orders for a total of 243,374. MLB 14 The Show (PS4) added 23,725 pre-orders for a total of 71,205.

Requests: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) added 66 pre-orders for a total of 26,227. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (XOne) added 538 pre-orders for a total of 11,295. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PC) added 237 pre-orders for a total of 2,845. Assassin’s Creed: Unity (PS4) added 1,481 pre-orders for a total of 8,870. Assassin’s Creed Unity (XOne) added 892 pre-orders for a total of 3,726.

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.

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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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9 Comments

NintendoX (on 07 May 2014)

Mario kart is climbing to the top. Request: Watch Dogs (WiiU)


Michael-5 (on 07 May 2014)

Request: Watch Dogs (WiiU)


ghettoglamour (on 08 May 2014)

Request: Uncharted 4 (PS4)


drake_tolu (on 07 May 2014)

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


spurgeonryan (on 07 May 2014)

Wii U watch dogs?


drake_tolu (on 07 May 2014)

Watch Dog for Wii U have 29,000 pre order.


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amak11 (on 12 May 2014)

Probably wont show up until a guaranteed release date


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OfficerRaichu15 (on 07 May 2014)

request Dragon Age Inquisitian(XO,PS4,PC) i cant spell sadly that well :(


OfficerRaichu15 (on 07 May 2014)

request sunset overdrive (XO)


dovus (on 07 May 2014)

Request: Qantum Break (Xone), Sunset Overdrive (Xone)


drake_tolu (on 07 May 2014)

For me nex week MK8 will have 50/60k pre order, and the week before coming will have 400,000. Maybe outsell Watch Dog PS4.


OfficerRaichu15 (on 07 May 2014)

well you were wrong about 50000 to 60000 preorders
BUT
it almost gt 40000 missed it by little less than 2000


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