USA Preorders Chart, 24 May 2014 - Watch Dogs, Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)

by William D'Angelo, posted on 02 June 2014 / 10,127 Views

Overview

There are two games in the top 30 to be in its final week: Watch Dogs for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, and Mario Kart 8 (WiiU).

Five games have 200,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week, and the top nine has 100,000 or more pre-orders, the same as last week. Three games added 20,000 or more pre-orders, up from two last week and five added 10,000 or more, up from three last week.

Games in Final Week Before Launch

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

 

Watch Dogs (PS4) added 56,806 pre-orders for a grand total of 415,440. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 475,000 to 700,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between two million and three million units lifetime in the US at retail.

Watch Dogs (XOne) added 39,446 pre-orders for a final total of 270,080. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 325,000 to 400,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between two million and three million units lifetime in the US at retail.

Watch Dogs (X360) added 13,124 pre-orders for a grand total of 154,600. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 200,000 to 300,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between one million and tw0 million units lifetime in the US at retail.

Watch Dogs (PS3) added 10,548 pre-orders for a final total of 139,213. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 175,000 to 275,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between one million and two million units lifetime in the US at retail.

 Mario Kart 8 Wii U Pre-order Figures

Mario Kart 8 (WiiU) added 47,191 pre-orders for a grand total of 279,054. Expect first week sales in the USA at retail to be in the 325,000 to 400,000 unit range. Expect the game to sell between two million and four million units lifetime in the US at retail.

Major Performers in the U.S. – Week Ending May 31

Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4) sales are expected to drop to around 40,000 units in its second week on sale. The Xbox One version is expected to drop to around 35,000 units. The Xbox 360 version is expected to drop to around 15,000 units. The PC version is expected to drop to around 12,000 units. The PlayStation 3 version is expected to drop to around 10,000 units.

Drakengard 3 (PS3) sales are expected to drop to around 6,000 units in its second week on sale.

Overall hardware and software sales are expected to increase dramatically for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U with the release of Watch Dogs and Mario Kart 8. However, the PlayStation 4 is expected to get the bigger increase in sales. Other hardware sales is expected to remain within 10 percent of the previous week sales.

Other Hot Games – In Order of Release

Notable mentions: Destiny (PS4) added 5,268 pre-orders for a total of 304,698.  Destiny (XOne) added 4,346 pre-orders for a total of 265,163. EA Sports UFC (PS4) added 3,546 pre-orders for a total of 47,480.

Requests: The Last of Us (PS4) added 2,023 pre-orders for a total of 29,123. Evolve (PS4) added 888 pre-orders for a total of 16,364. Evolve (XOne) added 579 pre-orders for a total of 12,330. Super Smash Bros. (WiiU) added 322 pre-orders for a total of 11,882.

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
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
1 56,806 415,440
2
Destiny on Gamewise
Destiny (PS4)
Activision, Action
16 5,268 304,698
3
Mario Kart 8 on Gamewise
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
1 47,191 279,054
4
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
1 39,446 270,080
5
Destiny on Gamewise
Destiny (XOne)
Activision, Action
16 4,346 265,163
6
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
1 13,124 154,600
7
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
1 10,548 139,213
8
The Order on Gamewise
The Order (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
N/A 1,045 124,096
9
Destiny on Gamewise
Destiny (X360)
Activision, Action
16 1,718 119,246
10
Dying Light on Gamewise
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 416 89,044
11
Driveclub on Gamewise
Driveclub (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
20 603 85,435
12
The Elder Scrolls Online on Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls Online (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
6 512 81,925
13
The Sims 4 on Gamewise
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Action
17 1,225 79,841
14
The Elder Scrolls Online on Gamewise
The Elder Scrolls Online (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
6 498 69,539
15
 Tales of Xillia 2 on Gamewise
Tales of Xillia 2 (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
13 2,564 67,281
16
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (PC)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 2,793 60,311
17
Destiny on Gamewise
Destiny (PS3)
Activision, Action
16 1,500 57,605
18
The Crew on Gamewise
The Crew (PS4)
Ubisoft, Racing
19 494 55,393
19
Dying Light on Gamewise
Dying Light (XOne)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 366 48,183
20
EA Sports UFC on Gamewise
EA Sports UFC (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
4 3,546 47,480
21
Kingdom Hearts III on Gamewise
Kingdom Hearts III (PS4)
Disney Interactive Studios, Role-Playing
N/A 326 44,963
22
Batman: Arkham Knight on Gamewise
Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 2,782 36,803
23
Tom Clancy's The Division on Gamewise
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Role-Playing
N/A 323 34,890
24
The Crew on Gamewise
The Crew (XOne)
Ubisoft, Racing
19 955 34,693
25
Final Fantasy XV on Gamewise
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
N/A 308 32,634
26
The Evil Within on Gamewise
The Evil Within (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
14 824 31,147
27
Watch Dogs on Gamewise
Watch Dogs (WiiU)
Ubisoft, Action
N/A 535 30,462
28
Super Smash Bros. (tentative title) on Gamewise
Super Smash Bros. (tentative title) (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
19 955 30,389
29
Mad Max (2013) on Gamewise
Mad Max (2013) (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 111 30,215
30
Dying Light on Gamewise
Dying Light (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
N/A 311 29,934

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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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6 Comments

OfficerRaichu15 (on 02 June 2014)

Request Dragon Age Inquisition (PS4,XBO) Request Monolith Soft's X(WIIU)


krystiian (on 03 June 2014)

request Sunset Overdrive(XBO), and The Witcher 3:Wild Hunt(PS4, XBO)


ryuzaki57 (on 03 June 2014)

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Michael-5 (on 02 June 2014)

Request: Bayonetta 2 (I swear it was at 31,000 last time)


Clyde32 (on 02 June 2014)

Now we wait for E3, and Smash Wii U will chart.


drake_tolu (on 02 June 2014)

Very Good Watch Dod and Mario Kart!